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Four steps to better dream recall (a workshop recap)
« on: June 22, 2009, 02:53:38 PM »
We have reached the end of the workshop, and I hope that you have found it helpful and beneficial. Even if your dream recall hasn't improved, I hope that you will still stick with the techniques. Sometimes, it just takes longer.

Participants, please put a short evaluation in your workbook with how well you think it went for you and if you reached your goals. To those who missed it, I have written up the "short version" of the workshop:

Four steps to better dream recall

- When you first go to bed, focus on your intent to remember your dreams. Repeat to yourself: "When I wake up, I will remember my dreams". Keep repeating this in your mind until you feel confident that your intent is set. Go to sleep as normal.

- Build up the habit to ask yourself "What was I just dreaming?" Whenever you wake up. Lie still while letting the memories from your dreams come to you.

- Keep pen and paper at your bedside. When you are able to remember a dream, or even the tiniest fragment from a dream, write it down. If you are unable to write down the full dream(s) right away, then at least write down a few keywords to help your recall later when you have time to write down the full dream. You can also use a tape recorder if you sleep alone.

- Keep a dream journal - and stick with it! Keeping a dream journal is a must for everyone training their dream recall, and it helps you maintain it as well. Make an entry as soon as you can after you wake up in the morning. Give each dream a title. You may also add illustrations if you wish.

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Re: Four steps to better dream recall (a workshop recap)
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2009, 06:08:01 PM »
Thank you for doing this for us, Lumi.  Great workshop, gentle pace.  Nice job.
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Re: Four steps to better dream recall (a workshop recap)
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2009, 07:34:19 PM »
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Re: Four steps to better dream recall (a workshop recap)
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2009, 06:18:33 PM »
Thanks for your efforts, Lumi.
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Re: Four steps to better dream recall (a workshop recap)
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2009, 09:58:25 AM »
My pleasure! :D

I hope more people will update their workbooks with how well you think you did on your goals. I'll leave this forum open for a few more days to give all the participants a chance to do that. After all, it's summertime for most of us here, so I understand that not everyone is on MM as often as usual. ;)

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Re: Four steps to better dream recall (a workshop recap)
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2009, 01:57:14 PM »
Thanks so much for this workshop lumi~ You've helped me a lot :) Even my bad nights were good :)
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