Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a sleep-related condition defined as a long-lasting neurological issue, which leads to the inability of the sufferer to properly regulate his/her sleep/wake cycle. The most common symptom of narcolepsy is excessive daytime sleepiness, which may strike at any time through the day and which may last from a few seconds to a few […]

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

Restless Legs Syndrome may have a “cute” name and – at first glance – it may have nothing to do with sleep, but it is indeed one of the most persistent and irritating sleep disorders, on account of the symptoms it generates. Is there anything you can do to alleviate these symptoms? Can Restless Leg […]

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea – unlike some of the sleep disorders I’ve covered here – is a very serious condition, one that may indeed result in the death of the sufferer. What exactly causes sleep apnea though, how can it be treated, and ultimately: how can you get rid of it? What qualifies as sleep apnea? Sleep […]

Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking (also known as somnambulism, noctambulism and night wandering) is a sleep disorder which prompts the sufferer sit up or to walk around and to perform various complex actions while asleep. Is sleepwalking dangerous? What sort of potential dangers does it entail and how can you “cure” it? Let us try to address these questions […]

Snoring

Snoring is a condition affecting many people out there, and for the most part, it is indeed benign. It can give way to more serious sleep problems down the line though, and as such, it can be considered an early warning that not everything is right in dream-land. Let us take a closer look at […]

Déjà Rêvé

Have you ever dreamt about something – even something seemingly insignificant, like a still picture on a wall – only to encounter that exact same dream-frame later in reality? Did the realization make your spine tingle? Did it sort of feel like you’ve just spotted a glitch in the matrix of reality? If any of […]

DILD Technique for Lucid Dreaming (Definitive Guide)

DILDs – Dream Initiated Lucid Dreams – are some of the most natural lucid dreams. A person experiencing a DILD goes to sleep “properly” and has what one would call a “normal” dream, during which, he/she suddenly becomes lucid for whatever reason. Lucidity is usually achieved as a result of a sudden realization that something […]

Dream and Sleep Yoga

Lucid dreaming may seem like a nifty little mind-trick to some, but the truth is that it is so much more than that. Lucidity is in fact one of the core tenets of Tibetan Buddhism and the Yoga of Dream and Sleep, as it is considered the only path to true enlightenment in day-to-day life, and […]

Dream Recall

Remembering your dreams is absolutely essential for every dream-related experience, such as astral projection and lucid dreaming. The problem in this regard is however that our brains seem “programmed” to erase our dream-related memories as quickly and efficiently as possible. To properly recall your dreams, you need to somehow circumvent this natural obstacle. How can […]

Lucid Dream

Lucid dreaming is classified as a psychological phenomenon, which is essentially about dreaming while actually being aware of dreaming. During lucid dreaming, one may in fact be able to exert a certain amount of control over the dream itself, and the characters/environments it generates. Lucid dreaming has been known since ancient times. In fact, the […]