Lucid Dreaming: Discover a Whole New Universe

Written by Chris Olsen

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2) As you are falling asleep, stay focused on remembering that you are about to enter into a dream.

3) While awake, visualize yourself being in a dream, becoming aware that you are dreaming.

4) Wake up an hour earlier than you usually do. Stay awake for an hour, then go back to sleep. As you are falling asleep, stay focused on your intention to have a lucid dream. This technique is particularly effective, because we have more dreams atrepparttar end of our night’s sleep cycle.

5) Believe that you can learn to lucid dream!

Chris Olsen is a doctoral student at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, in Palo Alto. To learn more about Chris Olsen and lucid dreams, visit

Gifts of the Inner Voice

Written by Ellen Zucker

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Upon awakening, while still dwelling in that netherworld between consciousness and unconsciousness,repparttar neatly packaged solution to some petty problem floats up into my mind. Whole articles with their sentences quietly arranged in perfect rows hang inrepparttar 141692 air.

A perfect turn of a phrase,repparttar 141693 solution to a knotty problem with a difficult client,repparttar 141694 working out ofrepparttar 141695 composition of an illustration … such jewls arerepparttar 141696 gifts ofrepparttar 141697 inner mind.

They are fragile bubbles that pop when exposed torepparttar 141698 direct morning sun. The trick is to capturerepparttar 141699 quiet voices before they are drowned byrepparttar 141700 noise of daily activity.

By extendingrepparttar 141701 quiet time a little longer I can sit at my computer and transcribe those thoughts.

Some say artists and intuitives hear it loudest. But we all have an inner voice. And it speaks to us. All we must do is listen.

Ellen Zucker's site,, provides helpful articles and resources to help the creative sole-proprietor earn a living and create a life.

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