Pandemic-related anxiety has reduced our ability to dream creatively, new study shows
Robert Waggoner, former president of the International Association for the Study of Dreams, shares why lucid dreaming can be so beneficial.
Worries about COVID-19 might be linked to the emotional and creative quality of dreaming, a recent study conducted by an international team of researchers from Finland, U.K. and Australia shows.
The findings come at a time when we still haven’t grasped the full impact and meaning behind dreams – with one aspect of it remaining more confusing to scientists than others: lucid dreaming.
So, what exactly is the link between these vivid dreams where you have complete control and anxiety about a global pandemic?
Robert Waggoner, author of “Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self” and active member of the International Association for the Study of Dreams believes lucid dreaming can be the answer to more problems than we might think: