• Lucid Dreaming - Dream Views




    Results 1 to 2 of 2
    Like Tree1Likes
    • 1 Post By Eonnn

    Thread: Same kind of nightmares all over again. How to get rid of them?

    1. #1
      Member Achievements:
      Tagger Second Class Veteran Second Class 1000 Hall Points
      unishamaani's Avatar
      Join Date
      Mar 2014
      LD Count
      5
      Gender
      Posts
      13
      Likes
      14

      Unhappy Same kind of nightmares all over again. How to get rid of them?

      I absolutely cannot lucid dream, so that doesn't really do any help.

      I keep having these nightmares about nuclear war.
      It all started when I got interested in things like radiation, Chernobyl and nuclear war. I read this book "Voices of Chernobyl" by Svetlana Alexievitch. I really don't recommend that book to sensitive people, it tells the truth, all of it, all of the suffer. It's so horrible. I felt very disturbed. Also because of the fact that no-one really had ever told the truth in the main media. A cloud of nuclear dust had been landed on my land too.
      Well, I started to gain more and more interest in these scary things and before I realized I had read every book of radiation, nuclear warheads, nuclear power plants and all that I could find from the local library. EVERYTHING of it. I had watched most of the documentaries and movies about it. I got obsessed with the idea that maybe it could happen to me. Would I be prepared? It could happen these days but no one is prepared for it. They don't know what to do.

      I started having nightmares where I died in a nuclear bombing. I kept reading about nuclear war in hopes of learning how to survive perfectly. I started having dreams where I could survive, almost, but sometimes I got exposed to the radiation and got sick. I know the exact symptoms of radiation so that doesn't make it any better.
      Now I know how to survive. But, my family and friends don't. I've told them some of it but I'm afraid I just sound like nuts, I know it is nuts.
      Now I'm having dreams where I try to save my family but they don't believe me. u_u

      It has been going on for two years now. I don't have those nightmares too often (About twice a month) but I don't really like to have them. This morning I was afraid to go out of the house because there could be radiation outside. At last I could though.

      Just how do I get rid of these obsessive thoughts? I know I have a small case of OCD that gives me sometimes obsessive thoughts that scare me, I cannot stop thinking about scary things happening.

      The thing is, I don't really want to seek help from professionals, because I don't see the situation that bad, and I don't really trust them either. (I have my reasons and experiences for that. I think psychology is still in it's infancy, many of the professional psychologists admit this too.)

      Just any ideas on how to get rid of them? I don't read things like that anymore nor even think of them but I still keep having them randomly and they ruin my day.

    2. #2
      Lucid Natural Achievements:
      1 year registered Created Dream Journal Veteran First Class 5000 Hall Points Made lots of Friends on DV Tagger First Class
      Eonnn's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 2005
      LD Count
      1000+
      Gender
      Location
      The Aether
      Posts
      717
      Likes
      202
      DJ Entries
      35
      If you have these dreams semi regularly then you could consider it a dreamsign. Try to remember for next time that it is your dreamsign. Just remembering this can help you to become lucid in it. Next time you dream of it, you will remember its a dreamsign.

      As far as the thoughts go Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is helpful. You should be able to find some info or video's on the net. Otherwise just keep saying "NO!" in your head every time you think it, like your training your brain to stop thinking it. The other option is to challenge the thought e.g. "a nuke just went off" you come up with idea's that debate how true that thought is such as "perhaps its just a mushroom shaped cloud".
      NinjaLukeI likes this.

    Similar Threads

    1. What's worse? Nightmares or lucid nightmares?
      By fOrceez in forum General Lucid Discussion
      Replies: 23
      Last Post: 12-29-2012, 10:57 AM
    2. What kind of nightmares do you get the most?
      By FedeDreamer in forum Nightmares and Recurring Dreams
      Replies: 8
      Last Post: 07-01-2012, 02:55 AM
    3. Replies: 5
      Last Post: 12-22-2011, 09:50 PM
    4. Which kind of LD is this?
      By Sprank in forum Introduction Zone
      Replies: 3
      Last Post: 04-29-2010, 04:54 AM
    5. What kind of dog is it?
      By [SomeGuy] in forum Senseless Banter
      Replies: 2
      Last Post: 12-20-2008, 06:59 PM

    Tags for this Thread

    Bookmarks

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •