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Some time back one of my connections was talking about how they were having really scary nightmares, and I suggested that they try my morphing trick. Now I’m going to share that with all of you.
Regardless of what the reason is for your nightmares, whether it’s something bad that happened to you, a fear, or just your mind dealing with various things, it is possible to learn some control over them. I used to have horrible nightmares, and this trick just popped into my head. It works about 98% of the time for me.
Most of the time a nightmare includes something that scares you, in the form of some being. A person, monster, animal or whatever. Some part of your mind can be aware that you’re only dreaming. You can try to use that to your advantage. Look right at the thing/person that scares you. While looking at them, begin thinking about something you like. A friend, lover, child, clown, bunny, whatever makes you feel good. Transform the scary thing into that thing you like.
For me, it was always a weird process, where the scary thing would begin to wobble and bend like a funhouse mirror. Then it would begin to shift. sometimes it would turn into what I wanted, sometimes it would turn into all sorts of things, like spinning a wheel of shapes. that’s fine though, because it’s not that scary thing anymore. when you turn it from what it was into something new, or just mess with its stability, you take away its power to scare you.
You can practice this in the daytime by thinking about things that scare you and then consciously changing it into something else. As you get better at it while awake, it becomes easier when you’re dreaming. I rarely have nightmares anymore, but when I do, I still use this trick, and it works very well.
Do you have any tricks for stopping nightmares?