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Keep your eyes open!
PostPosted: Sun 27 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

Keep your eyes open, when you can't do this anymore, you can get up and meditate. This should cause a lapse in REM which causes REM rebound so that eventually you will plop right into a lucid dream.

basically you are dozing off to sleep working on keeping the eyes open and if you ever feel tired enough that you can't do it, you are going to miss out on lucidity, so get up and refresh your mind a little, then do it again.

Ideally as soon as you close your eyes you will see a dream replica of your room right in front of you, and have an OBE


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PostPosted: Sun 27 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

Sounds snazzy!

I'll try this tonight!


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PostPosted: Sun 27 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

BassMastaMike wrote:
Sounds snazzy!

I'll try this tonight!


Let us know how it goes - I'd try it out myself if I had enough time. :D


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PostPosted: Sun 27 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

This sounds awesome! Thing is, I have a bit of insomnia, and if I really wanted to I could lie in bed with my eyes open for hours and hours. tounge2

Still, I'll try this some night when losing sleep and getting up late the next day isn't a problem.


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PostPosted: Sun 27 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

sounds great ill give it a try tonight smile

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PostPosted: Sun 27 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

I'll try it......does it always work for you? I do WILD (although always unsuccessful) because I sort of believe MILD to be too unreliable.(and 1/2 the time my dreams are logical enough, where the other 1/4 minor impossibilities, the last 1/4 impossible)


So how long do the eyes need to be open? 30 minutes at night? 1 hour? 3 hours? The whole 5 to REM?



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PostPosted: Sun 27 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

it hasn't worked for me yet but it as an idea i have heard from other people

that if you want to dream, fall asleep with your eyes open, instead of closed.

i'm still learning a lot about WHEN REM begins and HOW to go into it consciously, because i can spend hours in NREM never dreaming only have HH and waking back up and sleeping and waking back up,

yet eventually I'm spending a long time IN dreams, so.... it is curious.


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PostPosted: Sun 27 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

your eyes would eventually close right? if u slept with your eyes open your eyes can dry out and that is not good for your health.

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PostPosted: Mon 28 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

If you are keeping your eyes open, don't you cry then?

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PostPosted: Tue 29 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

It failed me, and I didn't do well in P.E./Gym today. I even kept them open for 90 minutes!(after which the shortest REM begins(according to wikipedia, but it is unreliable....))

I'm not doing this again >.<



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PostPosted: Wed 30 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

I thought you can't fall asleep if you keep your eyes open the whole time. Please explain eh

P.S. I haven't slept since 9:00am yesterday, now it's 2:30pm. And I'm staying up all night again tonight. Basically i was going to ask, what would sleep deprivation do to me?


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PostPosted: Wed 30 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

you can fall asleep with your eyes open, but not in the sense your thinking. youll eventually just close them without knowing it after a while. And sleep isnt the case here - it's a clear head and a blank mind. more meditation than sleep.

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PostPosted: Wed 30 Apr, 2008  Reply with quote

oh, ok. Now i get it. smile

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PostPosted: Thu 01 May, 2008  Reply with quote

The reason to open your eyes is that it raises brainwaves closer to beta and alpha than alpha/theta or asleep in deep theta/delta.

For light sleepers, what I notice is that every time I roll over, if I am not lucid and have not been dreaming, if I open my eyes and sit up on the bed for a few minutes, then go lie back down, it helps greatly.

the only point is to keep brainwaves and therefore consciousness much more alert and vigilant.

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It failed me, and I didn't do well in P.E./Gym today. I even kept them open for 90 minutes!(after which the shortest REM begins(according to wikipedia, but it is unreliable....))

I'm not doing this again >.<

can you explain what this post means, and what it has to do with PE and gym?

do not follow someone else's advice at the expense of over-riding your own intuition


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PostPosted: Thu 01 May, 2008  Reply with quote

I didn't get as much sleep. I don't know how long to keep them open. It probably didn't affect p.e., but I'm not taking that chance again.


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