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      Hey guys, how are you all?. So I've read a little about WILD here, on Dreamviews. And correct me if I'm wrong, (this is how I understand wild). So basically you should fall asleep.
      While trying to wild, you should'nt even try to wild(if this makes sense). So you fall asleep like normal but you maintain just a little awareness, and then you enter the dream consciously. You should have the mindset to fall asleep, not of trying to do a chore. So this is what I understood. I do have a few qs about this so pls help me!

      q1) so I understand that an anchor is used for maintaining awareness. You've to passively observe this while going to sleep normally. but the way I fall asleep is by letting my mind wander off(letting it think what it wants to, and not thinking anything myself). I don't have any single thought in my brain and I 'let go' . So my qs is how do I 'let go' to fall asleep, if I have to constantly hold on to a thought about the anchor? is it that, this 'falling asleep' is different from the normal falling asleep? if so, then how? pls explain.

      q2) this qs is about anchors. so I've tried using mild pain as an anchor but I could'nt fall asleep at all. so how do I know what is the anchor for me? could you please, also suggest some good passive anchors.

      thanks a lot!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by Princessflare View Post
      q1) so I understand that an anchor is used for maintaining awareness. You've to passively observe this while going to sleep normally. but the way I fall asleep is by letting my mind wander off(letting it think what it wants to, and not thinking anything myself). I don't have any single thought in my brain and I 'let go' . So my qs is how do I 'let go' to fall asleep, if I have to constantly hold on to a thought about the anchor? is it that, this 'falling asleep' is different from the normal falling asleep? if so, then how? pls explain.

      q2) this qs is about anchors. so I've tried using mild pain as an anchor but I could'nt fall asleep at all. so how do I know what is the anchor for me? could you please, also suggest some good passive anchors.

      thanks a lot!!
      Q1. You definitely don't want to let your mind wander aimlessly if you're trying to have a wild. That's a recipe for non-lucid sleep. The key is relaxation. Deep physical relaxation. Find techniques online, or use Laberge's 61 point relaxation technique as a starting point. You also need to relax mentally, but without losing your awareness. So, try imagining being in the most relaxing place you can be. For me, it's a cave with a natural warm spring. I submerge myself in this spring and it sucks out all negative feelings and stress, like yellow ichor leaving my chest. Then, after that, imagine yourself sinking and sinking and sinking. If you do it right, you may feel your body grow heavy and sink. That said, it's not easy. You really do have to try.

      Q2. You will have to experiment to find what works for you. I have had success multiple times with singing as an anchor. Basically, as I'm getting sleepy AND after relaxation techniques, I sing songs in my head. You will notice that you will mess up the lyrics as you fall asleep, this will kind of jerk you awake a bit because you'll realize the lyrics weren't quite right.

      Another anchor you can try is putting a wooden board underneath your feet on your bed. Slight discomfort is an excellent anchoring method. You can also try sleeping in a chair instead of a bed, like a lazy chair. You can try leaving the lights on. You can try holding an object with the intention that it's to remind you that you're falling asleep. I often sleep with my dream journal in my hands to remind me to log my dreams after every awakening. You could use a crystal. Anything will work, if you set the correct intention.

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      could i use music as an anchor??

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      Yeah.

      Hope this helps?

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      Thanks for this!!
      But I'm a little confused. The falling asleep part of the WILD. Is it same as falling asleep normally?
      Or is it a little different? Like maybe should I just stay as awake as I'm now and let the thing happen while my eyes closed?
      Pls help!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by Princessflare View Post
      Thanks for this!!
      But I'm a little confused. The falling asleep part of the WILD. Is it same as falling asleep normally?
      Or is it a little different? Like maybe should I just stay as awake as I'm now and let the thing happen while my eyes closed?
      Pls help!!
      You're walking a tightrope. One direction, you fall asleep non-lucidly. The other direction, you stay awake or in a trance state without progressing further. You want to straddle this tight rope of sleep and wakefulness. It's not enough to just 'stay awake with your eyes closed '- unless perhaps you've taken 2 galantamines (I don't recommend). You have to be in an in-between state to pass through. Almost alseep, but not quite. This is just from my personal experience, but, once solidly in the dream your awareness will increase again.
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