About Robert Waggoner

Robert Waggoner wrote the acclaimed book, Lucid Dreaming – Gateway to the Inner Self (now in its tenth printing), and co-authored Lucid Dreaming Plain and Simple with Caroline McCready. A past President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD), Waggoner serves at co-editor of the online magazine, The Lucid Dreaming Experience, (ISSN 2167-616X); the only ongoing publication devoted specifically to lucid dreaming. A lucid dreamer since 1975, he has logged more than 1,000 lucid dreams.

The Awareness Behind the Dream

by Robert Waggoner © 2016 All Rights Reserved

In 1985 after ten years of lucid dreaming, I had a mini-epiphany based on an unexpected conversation in a lucid dream. In the dream, I approached an elderly dream figure in a three piece suit and lucidly asked him, “Excuse me, what do you represent?”

Nothing prepared me for […]

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Looking at the Science of Lucid Dreaming

The scientific evidence for lucid dreaming normally starts with the work of Keith Hearne, PhD at the University of Hull (UK) in 1975 and Stephen LaBerge, PhD at Stanford in 1978. While graduate students, they both separately realized that an experiment could be created to provide evidence that a dreamer was consciously aware of dreaming, […]

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Lucid Dreaming, Plain and Simple

Lucid Dreaming Plain and Simple book cover

Lucid Dreaming, Plain and Simple: Tips and Techniques for Insight, Creativity, and Personal Growth

By Authors, Robert Waggoner & Caroline McCready

Aimed at beginners, Lucid Dreaming, Plain and Simple shows the reader how to enter, stabilize and fully experience the lucid dream. […]

By |2017-01-10T21:21:35-06:00September 23rd, 2016|Books|2 Comments

Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self

Lucid Dreaming book coverLucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self (now in its tenth printing) is the account of a talented lucid dreamer who consciously sought out the principles of the dreaming realm, while lucidly aware.

Conscious in the dream state and able to interact with dream figures, objects, and settings, […]

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The Potentials of Lucid Dreaming

As you go deeper and deeper into the experience of lucid dreaming, you discover its enormous potential for powerful and life-changing experiences.  For those who have never had a lucid dream, this may seem like a bold claim.  But for lucid dreamers with decades of experience, and some insight into the proper approach, it seems […]

By |2016-10-14T13:33:24-05:00October 28th, 2014|Articles|0 Comments

Psychological Healing through Lucid Dreaming

More than twenty years ago in The Healing Power of Dreams, Patricia Garfield presciently observed, “The potential for healing in lucid dreams is enormous.” Researchers like Stephen LaBerge and Jayne Gackenbach had already gathered anecdotal reports of apparent physical healing experiences from an OMNI magazine survey of lucid dreamers in 1987, and Ed Kellogg reported […]

By |2016-10-14T13:33:24-05:00March 21st, 2013|Articles|0 Comments