The Art of Lucid Dreaming: Over 60 Powerful Practices to Help You Wake Up in Your Dreams
Clare R. Johnson, PhD
The Art of Lucid Dreaming is a quick and easy guide to help you get lucid fast. Dr. Clare Johnson provides an excellent introduction and practical tips so you can learn to “wake up” in your dreams. When you are awake and lucid in a dream, you can choose to ask your unconscious mind for guidance, perform healing magic, seek creative solutions to problems, or explore the dream realm more deeply and more profoundly than ever before.
With more than sixty practices and fifteen tailor-made programs to help you get started, this hands-on book features a unique Lucidity Quiz that encourages you to discover your personal sleeper-dreamer type so you achieve lucidity as quickly as possible. Focusing on how to get lucid, stay lucid, and guide your dreams, this book shows how to transform your nightly slumber into an exciting spiritual adventure that fills your life with meaning.
“Am I dreaming? The book I was waiting for has finally been published! You can design your own personalized strategy, guided by Dr. Johnson's experienced, clear and playful writing, her Lucidity Quiz, and unique lucidity programmes. All in all, a true gift.”
Jordi Borras, psychologist
The Art of Lucid Dreaming wins the award for the most practical guide to lucid dreaming ever! There's no fluff, just the practices and the mindsets that lead to a more conscious dream life. In particular, Dr. Johnson's unique Lucidity Quiz is a wonderful way for dreamers to get to know their own personal dreaming style for targeting the most effective lucidity practices. Highly recommended for new and advanced lucid dreamers alike!
Ryan Hurd, author of Sleep Paralysis
“Practical, streamlined, fun, and highly effective, The Art of Lucid Dreaming is the perfect introductory manual for those students of oneironautics who are eager to start lucid dreaming tonight, as well as those veteran lucid dreamers who could use some valuable new tips. Filled with simple, effective exercises and wonderful suggestions. Beautifully written and highly recommended!”
David Jay Brown, author of Dreaming Wide Awake
"Dr. Clare Johnson’s book is an excellent practical guide into the marvellous world of lucid dreaming: inspiring, resourceful and fun to read. The Art of Lucid Dreaming will help you to develop your own unique approach in unlocking your ability to lucid dream and will empower you with dozens of techniques and exercises to become lucid, stay lucid, and reach the heights and depths of this wondrous state of consciousness."
Dr. Tadas Stumbrys, lucid dream researcher
"For anyone who is looking to add new life to their dream experience, this is the book for you. Dr. Johnson provides structured, easy-to-read, and vibrant guidance to help you create your personal approach for your journey into and through the world of lucid dreaming."
Robert P. Gongloff, author of Dream Exploration
“The Art of Lucid Dreaming makes lucid dreaming accessible for anyone. Dr. Clare Johnson’s Lucidity Quiz guides readers to discover and discern their sleeping and dreaming habits so they can tailor lucid dreaming practices to their unique needs. Dr. Johnson reassures dreamers that anyone can become a lucid dreamer with curiosity, creativity, and practice. What an encouraging how-to book!”
“A really terrific book… Dr. Clare Johnson brilliantly enables people to classify themselves, and suggests those induction methods which fit their own personal characteristics.
She also gives an awe-inspiring tour of the many lucid dream experiences – from exciting dare-devil pursuits (which are safe, of course), exploring new worlds, conducting healing, seeking spiritual advancement, and enjoying enhanced love-making.
The result is a bonanza of useful information that will save the aspiring lucid dreamer a huge amount of time in achieving their goal.”
“In The Art of Lucid Dreaming, Dr. Clare Johnson shows herself to be one of the leading voices in the field of lucid dreaming.
Written in the same engaging, optimistic style that characterized her Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Lucid Dreaming, Johnson provides proven strategies that will help beginners to unlock their capacity to experience lucid dreams, and assist advanced lucid dreamers in exploring new frontiers.
Regardless of one’s prior experience with lucid dreaming, this book should be on every dream explorer’s bookshelf.”
“In this eloquent and luminous guide to lucid dreaming, Clare Johnson, PhD warmly shares her profound wisdom and research in the field as she guides readers along the majestic path of soul awakening within their dreams.
With a panoramic collection of lucid dream techniques, The Art of Lucid Dreaming helps dreamers enter, enhance, and prolong their lucid dream states, and inspires those who wish to develop an even deeper practice of blissful dreaming.
A highly recommended read for anyone seeking to explore the magnificent world of dreams.”
“Dr. Johnson hits it out-of-the-ballpark (again)! Her new book is the most creative lucid dreaming guide I have seen.
There is nothing like The Art of Lucid Dreaming – the tools contained within, including the Lucidity Quiz, are creative and effective.
Hungry for innovative techniques for enhancing dream recall and lucidity? Then this is your book!
If you’ve been praying to experience your first lucid dream, or desiring many more, this book will guide you toward your goal, with a dash of humor, in the most individualized way possible.
The personalized tools along with Dr. Johnson’s stories and experiences make this book a real gem.”
“Dr. Clare Johnson is a masterful guide to the exploration of this creative and cosmic state of consciousness known as lucid dreaming.
In sharing one fascinating adventure after another she provides you with all the tools to enter and experience your own journey into this expanded reality of self-enlightenment.
A delightful must-read!”