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      Hey so I'm in desperate need of anchors that I can give a try (I'm out of inspiration lol).

      Basically what I'm asking is for you to make a list of possible anchors for wild. That way I can pick the ones that I think are interesting and give them a go.
      The ones that seem to do a better job than the others I will further work with and "edit" them untill they work.

      Thank you in advance :p
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      hmmm

      usually with an anchor its there to keep your mind *(we will use this term for now to describe the thought patterns that continue through out the day which people normally associate with)* focused on staying awake as your body falls asleep. Using this, anything can be an anchor, anything. Here's some maybe.

      - Your body
      - Anything in your room that doesn't leave frequently, (perhaps a computer monitor)
      - Your house (this works flawlessly I'd argue if a lot of your lucid dreams start within your house)
      - A mantra (this is more advanced, but if you can naturally keep your focus on some thought or some kind of memory, those help to)

      Now specific anchors work for specific people of course, but here's the thing. It's how you use them that doesn't get mentioned a lot, they just tell you what to use.

      Here is how I did it when I was starting lucidity, and it's dead simple.
      You wanna get to a point where you're pretty much in a trance like state, clear and empty/devoid of thought, where you feel yourself becoming lighter and lighter. Now this could feel like anything, so please don't overthink it, its a subtle feeling, a lot of lucidity is based on subtle "cues" so to speak. Then when you have achieved this, try to really feel in your being what you naturally want to think of. Like any thought that loops in your head, be very focused on that. It could be anything, long as it keeps you coming back to the thought, this works with objects too btw. This is why I think personally it's call an ANCHOR, because as you become lighter, this anchors you back therefore giving you more cognitive function, therefore lucidity..

      I mean the basic rule of thumb with WILD is too un focused and you're asleep without lucidity, but too much focus and you're still dead awake. The key is to find a natural harmony with this.

      Also btw, for anchors, it really really I MEAN REALLY SERIOUSLY helps to have somewhat good prospective memory. (Remembering to remember something)
      This is the KEY hands down to mastering DILD, it can make you omni if you're good enough. Basically if you remember to remember the thought process associated with questioning your surrounding reality, then you will awaken lucidity frequently.

      A basic TL;DR on how to train your prospective memory without going into HEAVY detail is this.

      Start out your day with a simple intention. "Today I will remember to remember to notice things that are blue"
      simple, always start dead simple. your "unconscious mind" does 90% of the work, the 10% is just putting information in. I wouldn't say it works like a computer, but more like reverse osmosis lol.
      Anyways once you have that simple intention, just go about your day, forget about it, don't try to force it, just let it happen.
      through out your first day you may only notice the color ONCE or maybe not at all, doesn't matter, keep going. Eventually you'll notice it twice, three times, 10 times a day... ectů

      This basically trains you to have that natural thought loop of reality questioning without needing anything else. It's just natural.
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      Quote Originally Posted by DoctorFoxy View Post
      Hey so I'm in desperate need of anchors that I can give a try (I'm out of inspiration lol).

      Basically what I'm asking is for you to make a list of possible anchors for wild. That way I can pick the ones that I think are interesting and give them a go.
      The ones that seem to do a better job than the others I will further work with and "edit" them untill they work.

      Thank you in advance :p
      I was just searching for the same stuff and found what can possibly work, a analogue clicking clock, a silent fan or you can download some looping sounds for your phone, like relaxing piano loop. The next best thing as clicking clock is a metronome, they are a lot of apps in the playstore.
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