lucid dream

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lucid dream

A vivid dream in which a person is aware that he or she is dreaming, which can either be a
(1) wake-induced lucid dream (WILD), when he or she transitions from an awake state directly into a dream state; or a
(2) dream-induced lucid dream, when a normal dream becomes a lucid dream.

lucid dream

A dream or nightmare in which a person becomes aware that he or she is dreaming.
See also: dream
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From this perspective, being a "dreamer" (a highly respected function, by the way) not only means that you are active in your sleep dreams and remember them, but that you can embark on wide-awake conscious dream journeys and that you are constantly alert to the dreamlike play of symbols and synchronicities in everyday life.
The link between the two inferred by the intervening process called dream work by means of which wishes could be transformed into conscious dreams.
After years of estrangement, Olga has persuaded the stubborn but defeated-looking Marina to come for treatment at the Institute of Conscious Dreams, a posh psychiatric clinic in Poland where doctors will "burn" Marina's memories from her mind, the better for her to adjust to modern times.