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How Do You Escape A Nightmare?

Dreams last for so long. Especially when they're bad.

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If you've ever had a nightmare, you've probably wished you could get out of it somehow.

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The good news is, there are several ways to put a stop to a bad dream.

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You can cut down on watching scary stuff before bed.

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Or think calming thoughts as you're falling asleep.

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Or you can try to be more self-aware during the day to combat bad dreams at night.

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And sometimes you can even stop a bad dream quickly by shouting "Wake up!"

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Or – if you're feeling brave– you can confront the scary stuff in your dreams head-on.

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How do you escape the nightmares? Share your tips for getting out of a bad dream below!

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