Perceiving the state of dream consciousness as a non-lucid dreaming state even though this phenomenon is one and the same with lucid dreaming.
Attempting dream consciousness while performing other lucid dreaming entrance techniques when it is better to focus on dream consciousness alone.
When falling asleep, lacking sufficient desire to experience conscious dreaming even though this is critical.
Continuing to yield to the plot of a dream even after achieving dream consciousness, whereas subsequent actions must be independent and based on free will.
Incorrectly answering the question “Am I dreaming?” while dreaming.
Forgetting to immediately begin deepening techniques when dream consciousness has been achieved.
When exercising memory development, recalling the most vivid dreams instead of every dream.
Inconsistent concentration while practicing dream consciousness techniques.