Sometimes. It depends on which sleep stage you are in.
There has been a significant amount of research dedicated to this very topic and the consensus is, yes, it is possible to control your dreams, but only a percentage of the world's population is actually able to do it. I think it's called "lucid" dreaming.
But, what message your dreams bring is left up to your subconscious. Dreams can be manipulated by our own will to master in that domain. Those who have trouble with self-control, will have trouble controlling their dreams too.
Yes it is for sure. First you have to make yourself fully aware of your dreams, which means to remember them completely. Try keeping a notebook beside your bed and write down your dreams the best you can remember.
It's important to do it right away, because as soon as you're conscious you start forgetting them.
After a while of doing this you'll be much more aware of your dreams and you'll find them easier to remember.
I've been able to choose what I dreamed about by concentrating on the image or idea several times during the day and then focusing on it as I fell asleep.
For controlling what happens IN your dreams, you need to be fully aware of your dreams and that is easier for some than others, but I think it's something you can learn.
I've definitely had dreams where I knew I was in a dream and stopped things from happening, or changed the 'rules' etc...it can be fun
I have experienced dreaming and remembering it and it came to pass .
I'm not sure about controlling your dreams. I think that may depend on how deep of a sleep you are in. I typically fall asleep watching movies. this will heavily influence what I'm dreaming about.
by Devanni 7 years ago
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