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Re: WILD Awareness Training Article Candidate
« Reply #15 on: January 18, 2011, 04:06:39 AM »
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Re: WILD Awareness Training Article Candidate
« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2011, 01:49:41 PM »
I totally agree that the method of  holding on to awareness into hypnogogic state is  probably the  best way to lucid dream..
 My only  three OBEs  happened this way a couple years back but the effects of galantamine and choline bitartate in healthy doses  seemed to help the process along..
When this happened ..I would always notice a dark stranger standing in a dark corner of the room watching me..
I once yelled that you don't scare me!.. at the shadow person ..as I struggled to  sit up in bed ..All along I had a underlying awareness  of what was really going on... ;)
I continued to struggle to sit up then finally was  sitting up in bed with my body still lying  there under me..
I then stood up   in full dream body and found self in a different room as I explored everything in the including feeling the texture of the walls observing tables lamps pictures on the wall and looking out a window seeing a whole new world just outside and everything I saw and touched was awesome .just like it was my first time..my world was brand new and I had a chance to control it..

 

In my second OBE  from effects of galanamine and choline I became aware that someone was holding down my shoulders in  bed  and.. yes...there was that mysterious shadow person watching me from a corner of the room..

 As I gazed around the room I saw a FULL SIZED    Bengal Tiger curled up in another corner of my room watching me with glowing eyes..

I was also hearing many strange sounds and  could see what looked like child's toys and a couple strange looking dolls sitting on a table with the moonlight shinning on them..

I then redirected my attention to the huge tiger that made me feel a little  nervous..

With some effort I powered out of the bed and ..[watching the tiger]..I ran past the tiger down a hallway seeing my reflexion in the mirror  as I passed it I literally ran through wall at end of hall then woke up..

All the time I had a hidden awareness  of what was really going on in the experience..

This awareness always stands back behind the stage curtain ready to come to my aid if dream gets to be too much...

In another OBE..I again noticed the dark stranger watching me early in morning also the hands holding down my shoulders ..only this time I was more aware of what was going on and started rolling side to side till I rolled completely out of bed on to the soft dream floor.

I then stood up and was in a strange room again complete with paintings on the walls and furniture Ive never seen before and a TV playing kinda loud  on a table..

In my new dream body I could feel the weight of my feet as I walked across the deep plush dream carpet towards the TV..

When i got to he TV I turned down the volume with some difficulty and then started changing channels and amazingly every channel had something different playing on it!

The walls had a strange texture that was flesh colored and the colors every  in the room could almost talk to me!

I appreciated Everything in this strange world as if it was the first time ever seen!~

I was quite aware that i was in a super dream of awesome dimension and walked towards my door expecting to go out into a huge dream city and could go or do anything I wanted..

After opening the door i peaked out side a  long street in front of me and buildings everywhere..

But for some reason I quickly shut the door and locked it then woke up in bed for real!

 

That was an awes one  3D dream experience much like an OBE...

 I think the galantamine choline effect made it seem so real but this can be done naturally if one maintains awareness into the dream...

Learning to WILD must be the most awesome way to Lucid dream...

Cheers..tom

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Re: WILD Awareness Training Article Candidate
« Reply #17 on: March 16, 2011, 02:05:16 PM »
Moonbeam had a great dream last Saturday, I think, where she was really nonchalant with one of those SP specters.  It was comical and instructive.
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Re: WILD Awareness Training Article Candidate
« Reply #18 on: March 16, 2011, 08:36:26 PM »
I think Dali the artist must have found a way into the dream world through SP!
A lot of the stuff I saw in my room the Tiger and other strange things are much like what he paints...
But using the arm dropping method or spoon method sounds promising but one must  use honest effort to see if it works..
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Re: WILD Awareness Training Article Candidate
« Reply #19 on: March 17, 2011, 11:34:20 AM »
Agreed - but I've discovered just how difficult an "honest effort" can be.  His methods are bizarre, to put it mildly.  And uncomfortable.
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raised forearm method ..first try!
« Reply #20 on: March 17, 2011, 01:52:02 PM »
Hi All..

I tryed for the first time this morning after 4 hours sleep at WBTB to try to WILD by  bending my arm at elbow and keeping it vertical..

I also wore a cats collar with bells on my wrist that I hoped to hear if my arm fell down at some point..

At first I tryed this lying on my right side but found lying on my back was more comfortable even though I usually never sleep on my back..

Keeping my  right arm vertical [upright] bent at elbow I layed there on my back with head slightly to the right..[but upward]

I found that overtime I would loose the feel of my arm and only feel my hand ..

I also was listening to falling rain recordings that aided to my calmness..

Still believing that my fore arm was vertical kept me in a constant state of awareness...

As i waited....  my journey to the hypnogogic borderlands and sleep paralysis seemed to take forever..

Just the same.. I was doing well not moving and lying still looking into the darkness with  [my minds eyes open.] ..peering through my closed eyelids and listening for any auditory clues  to develop..

I think I stayed this way for close to 90 minutes....

 [motionless except to occasionally swallow] ..and was amazed at how long my arm seemed to stay upright without falling..i thought to my self..

Well into the experiment I would see myself flying above clouds and looking below me at dark and Grey  clouds with occasional lightning flashes..

I also visualized rain running down rooftops and rain  swollen streams with water carrying pieces of driftwood and natural plant debris like oak leaves floating with the currant of the water..

..............[this may be related to the rain recordings i was listening to]....

 I also would get short peeks at imagery still quite alert but feeling much different than when I started..

I was also experiencing on and off feelings of my physical body growing lighter then heavier...

Then two thirds of the way through I started getting the strongest body pulsations Ive ever felt in my life!

They were like a vibration that started at booth feet evenly and worked its way upward through my ankles knees upward to my chest arms and head ...

Then back to my feet and upward again in strong rhythmic pulsations!!

 The ...[vibrations].. would keep pulsing ..pulse.....pulse ...pulse...pulse..and I new something important was going on!

These strong vibrating pulses repeated about 6 or 7 times and  as this happened i was feeling lighter and lighter as if i were a leaf being blown across a field... !

 The feeling was awesome!!

My guess is that... [I was very close to achieving sleep paralysis]...  and a chance for an OBE or great lucid dream!

I have felt vibrations over my entire body in the past but not perfectly timed strong  ones moving in perfect alignment pulsing from feet to head over and over!

I think what i  was feeling was the process of my body disconnecting all physical feeling and entering SP!

I just allowed this to stop and with some difficulty became more awake noticing that my arm was laying on my side and not still upright as i believed it was all that time....

What happened was my arm slowly and gently went down over the process and did not just fall suddenly waking me as i believed it would..

When i looked at my arm it was lying on my side and my hand felt like pins and needles..

i also went on the rest of the morning to have 6 more dreams and two of them had my hand in it as a main subject..

I want to try this vertical forearm thing again and get back to those great pulsations...

For a first try this method got me close the OBE or LD gate!...

cheers..Tom





PS....All I took at bedtime was GPC choline and a little melatonin and one theanine...

I guess we are all different and many things work differently on us...

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Re: WILD Awareness Training Article Candidate
« Reply #21 on: July 08, 2011, 07:39:56 AM »
i've tried this before seems like a good idea and all but i have one problem with it.
when i lie for a long-ish period of time on the bed i fall asleep and do not notice when my hand falls down or i do notice the first couple of times but then i just fall asleep anyway maybe i should focus my mind a fraction more on keeping conscious?

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Re: WILD Awareness Training Article Candidate
« Reply #22 on: July 09, 2011, 04:31:26 PM »
i've tried this before seems like a good idea and all but i have one problem with it.
when i lie for a long-ish period of time on the bed i fall asleep and do not notice when my hand falls down or i do notice the first couple of times but then i just fall asleep anyway maybe i should focus my mind a fraction more on keeping conscious?
Yes that's a good idea. The first time I did it, it was amazing. I caught myself hallucinating. But during the subsequent times, I just fell asleep.
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