What is very important to your lucid dreaming training? It’s sleep of course! And the way how is also very important! This isn’t about the perfect way your body should lay in order to have a lucid dream, but it’s about sleep rhythms.
Brand new sleep rhythm
I started to introduce WBTB to my sleep rhythm, after the first night I was a little tired because I went to my bed at 23:00 and woke up at 06:50 and I had a hard time but I succeeded. Now I’m doing WBTB nightly and I think I’ll like it. It takes a few weeks to get accustomed to a new sleep rhythm and it might be hard but I think it’s a vital point in your lucid dreaming progress.
Your body will get used to your interruptions in the middle of the night and it will try to obtain more energy with less sleep. (Maybe you’ll eat more?). And when you don’t wake yourself up in the middle of the night it will feel as if you get a lot more sleep and you will feel energized tremendously.
WBTB is far out the most effective technique. Now if you can try this every single night in the week, that seems like a perfect combination. I was always only able to WBTB in the weekends but with this new sleep rhythm I can try it every night and also customize is that it gets to my liking. You can also combine this technique with something like MILD which is commonly done or you can WILD. You can try all kinds of things. And you will probably notice an increase in lucidity when you try it every night. This will give you more confidence and this will result in a better attitude and in more motivation and this is of course very nice!
Now you have to be persistent! It can be very hard to WBTB every single night but you can! And of course, 5 or 4 nights a week is good too. What I did to keep motivated is to obligate it to myself, and I did this by writing it down in my dream journal. Before I went to sleep I wrote: “Tonight I will WBTB and I’ll stay up for 45 minutes.” And this will create a unconscious motivation to do it and somehow you will feel obligated because you wrote it down.
I should say: Try it!