How I Taught Myself to Lucid Dream, and Lived to Regret It

The perks and pitfalls of mindful dreaming

A boy standing at the edge of a cliff feeds plants to a gargantuan giraffe
Image: Pixabay

I was still a little boy when I became terrified of falling asleep. You see, I was being murdered in my dreams. Sometimes, my stalker was me.

Looking back, I think it was the onset of an early adolescence that triggered the nightmares. My old self had to die, my…

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