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For some people. I’m not a napper regularly, and I find that my dreams are extremely choppy and I rarely get LDs from naps. Just me though, a lot of people have great success with naps.
Sit? I think you should lay down, remember, you need to sleep to dream. I think that’s what makes it so hard, you have to let your body fall asleep while your mind stays awake… not a natural thing to do.
You’re right on. WBTB greatly increases the chance for an LD, WILD or DILD. And you’re right on saying that WILD is not a guaranteed thing. Although studies are still ongoing, I think it’s fair to say that DILD’s are MUCH more common. But, the great thing about practicing for a WILD is: a) When it works, its instant success, b) If it fails, you’ve just auto-suggested yourself for a great chance of getting a DILD.
For me, that may be too much stimulus, but it’s different for everyone. It might work like the counting and keep you alert as your body falls asleep?
That’s the challenge, sounds like you’ve fallen asleep, body AND mind. When you lose count, that tells you that you’re on the edge. At that point I have a lot of HI going on.
That horrible balance again, I do that too, work so hard to keep my mind alert that I accidentally keep myself awake. I’ve hovered on the brink of sleep for hours at a time. You can actually get quite a rush off that, but the goal is to fall asleep!
Well, I guess if it was an easy thing to do, EVERYONE would do it.