Lucid Dreaming, Plain and Simple

Tips and Techniques for Insight, Creativity, and Personal Growth
Narrated by: Mel Foster
Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
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Aimed at beginners, Lucid Dreaming, Plain and Simple shows the listener how to enter and fully experience the lucid dreaming. Among the amazing things Waggoner and McCready teach listeners are how to:

  • consciously decide what actions to perform
  • explore dream space (or the contents of your subconscious)
  • interact with dream figures
  • conduct personal and scientific experiments
  • be free of waking state limitations (e.g., flying, walking through walls, and discovering creative solutions to waking issues)

This audiobook approaches lucid dreaming from a more cognitive psychology stance, and focuses more on how to lucid dream and how to use lucid dream techniques for personal growth, insight, and transformation. Whether a listener is completely new to lucid dreaming or someone who has experienced that incredible moment of realizing "This is a dream!", listeners will learn valuable tips and techniques gleaned from scientific research and decades of experience to explore this unique state of awareness more deeply.

©2015 Robert Waggoner and Caroline McCready (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.
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Get a new narrator who cares about the material

Great book ruined by a narrator without heart who reads it like a math textbook. He is not connected to the material. Where is the feeling? I could have bought it on Kindle and have Siri do text to speech and get the same results.

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LOVE IT


Great book learned a lot from the different techniques. very successful in lucid dreaming

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Great book

Clear information, motivational goals to keep going even when the LDs doesnt always keep coming on an regular basis!

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this is a must read

this is a must read for anyone who wants to lucid dream. I highly recommend it.

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For Achievers

These authors see Lucid Dreaming as more than just a chance to have some fun. Actually, that's always been a driving need for me, and has motivated me to keep seeking information on Lucid Dreaming. I'd just as soon fly around and attend parties as try to have God answer questions on who he or she is. So, for the second kind of person, this is your sort of book. It's not that hedonistic needs aren't discussed, they're just not seen as significant as spirituality. And, this is the sort of opposition you might get from your unconscious when you are trying techniques to become lucid. Maybe there's a collective unconscious need to submit in the DNA, and to just have dreams that want to behavior modify you. Hang in there, and take the suggestion on meditating, follow your breath, eventually you may have a lucid dream. I read somewhere that meditators are 100 times more likely to have a lucid dream. I still have a few now and then after 27 years.

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Living lucidly...

Not sure if one will walk away from the book experiencing lucid dreams, but it is a wealth of information - some even inspiring. Addressed many aspects of lucid dreaming and I especially enjoyed how it was used to problem-solve.

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Power of Intent

May favorite part of this book is how he shows the power of intent and belief on the dreaming world, and then takes it a step further to imply its power in the waking reality (aka, placebo affect, or law of attraction). It definitely inspires me to practice these positive thought processes he describes in the book, both to induce stable lucid dreams, and to co-create my reality. :)

Although there is some overlap with other basic lucid dreaming books (and his other book), this one is solid. It will surely inspire you with lucid dreaming ideas (like healing yourself in dreams).

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  • 01-18-17

Spirituality is not so analytical

once the author began to try to make dreaming quantitative by listing point values for dream scenarios I realized this wasn't what I was looking for.... Spirituality is felt and isn't quantifiable in my opinion.

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Oh Lord, Get Me Out of Here

Yeah, I did not make it all the way through. That is a perfectly good three hours that I will never get back. Well okay, it was not a complete waste. I was gardening while I listened. I suspect that there is something to lucid dreaming, which, of course, is why I bought the book. The first clue that this may be less than reliable science was the citing of Carlos Castenada as a source. Pleeeease!!! Lest you think that I am a materialist tied religiously to cause and effect let me say that this reading was motivated by research on the subjectivity of psychedelic drugs. There is meaning in the subconscious and lucid dreaming may be an avenue to access that, but this pseudoscience is not a likely path. In addition to conjuring fiction as science, these authors also float endlessly through repetitive dream states that provide little clarity.

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  • The Wolf Cub
  • 10-03-18

Exceptionally good

This is my third book on Lucid dreaming, and despite it being the shortest it is definitely the best. it give a good all round view of the topic and in my humble opinion should definitely the starting point for anyone wanting to learn about and start practicing lucid dreaming.
Enjoy.

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  • Aurimas
  • 08-25-18

synhronisity

this book is like a journey to life changing ending... I am lucidAuri Living lucidly !!

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  • Chris Ecclestone
  • 12-16-16

Brilliant

A must for all the people out there looking to wake up more. The next step in evolution

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