Why do I know I’m dreaming but can’t control it? If you don’t set your focus on something in the dream, even when you’re lucid, you won’t be able to change it or control it. You need to be able to focus on what you WANT to change, and realize that by doing that, you’re going to have things in the dream that you CAN’T control.
Can you control when you have lucid dreams? Lucid dreaming happens when you’re aware that you’re dreaming. You’re able to recognize your thoughts and emotions as the dream happens. Sometimes, you can control the lucid dream. You may be able to change the people, environment, or storyline.
Can lucid dreams harm? The risks of lucid dreaming
Lucid dreaming is generally considered safe, but there are some risks for people with mental health disorders. These include: Sleep problems. Since lucid dreaming techniques purposely interrupt sleep, getting enough sleep can be difficult.
What triggers lucid dreams? The most common reasons for inducing lucid dreams include wish fulfillment, overcoming fears, and healing. Some studies have also shown a link between inducing lucid dreams and overcoming the fear and distress associated with nightmares.