Step Two. Entering a hypnagogic state.

Now that we're relaxed, we need to go into what's known as a hypnagogic state, the state where your body and mind are on the edge of sleep.

To do this, while you're lying down, look around for a handy object, one you can focus your gaze on without difficulty and without having to move your head or body. Still relaxed, watch it. Watch it for long enough so that when you close your eyes, you can still visualize it.