Articles by Robert Waggoner about Lucid Dreaming

DreamSpeak Interview with Caroline McCready by Robert Waggoner

U.K. artist, presenter and lucid dreamer, Caroline McCready speaks with interviewer Robert Waggoner about exploring conceptual boundaries through lucid dreaming.

How did you become interested in lucid dreaming?

I used to have spontaneous lucid dreams as a child, and most often I would use the dreams to go flying over Lake Louise in Canada near where […]

By |2017-01-13T10:20:10-06:00January 9th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

In Lucid Dreams, Does Space Exist?

By Robert Waggoner © 2016 All Rights Reserved

Does space actually exist in your lucid dreams?

Many of you may find this question strange. Once lucid, you fly around cities, go through walls and explore the dreamscape. In fact, some lucid dreams involve almost constant exploring. Space certainly seems to exist, since you perceive yourself moving through […]

By |2016-12-27T21:30:12-06:00October 13th, 2016|Articles, Pinned|2 Comments

Can You Lucidly Interact with the Subconscious Mind?

Interacting in Lucid Dreams with Your Unconscious Mind – A Troubleshooting Guide

By Robert Waggoner © 2017  All Rights Reserved

In my books and my talks, I encourage lucid dreamers to engage the ‘awareness behind the dream’ (or subconscious mind/inner self), which often responds to questions or requests that the lucid dreamer may ask. For example, I […]

By |2017-09-05T13:15:14-05:00October 13th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments

Why I Laugh at Lucid Dreams

By Robert Waggoner © 2016   All Rights Reserved

I admit it. I laughed.

When I saw the convincing reality of the dream exposed, laid bare, unclothed, and then suddenly became lucid, laughter seemed very appropriate. I laughed at my own stupidity, my ability to overlook innumerable clues and still not get it.

I laughed at the delightful nature […]

By |2016-10-14T13:33:24-05:00October 13th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments

Knock, Knock, Knocking on Creativity’s Door

by Robert Waggoner © 2016 All Rights Reserved

In lucid dreams, follow the creativity….

After a few years as a beginning lucid dreamer, I noticed a simple point: as my mind changes, the lucid dream normally reflects the change. For example, when lucidly aware and trying to fly, my sudden remembrance that ‘Gravity does not exist here,’ […]

By |2016-10-13T15:17:24-05:00October 13th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments

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 […]

By |2016-10-14T12:36:23-05:00October 13th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments

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, […]

By |2016-10-14T13:33:24-05:00September 29th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments