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Andrew T's Experience

Experience description:   

I was looking down at myself looking up, as if I were an adult version of myself. My body wasn't smiling,  nor was it frowning. I stood there for about e minute before my out of body self, moved forward and made contact with my body's face. A moment later I was in my body and looking upwards toward the ceiling. This was my first memory, and life was as it is now, normal.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?     No       I don't think I was on anything, I was a child when it happened. Maybe vitamins.

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No      

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          No      

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?           My body seemed out of it.

Was the experience dream like in any way?   Almost, but I was a child.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes     I don't know what my out of body form was, but I was looking down at my 3 year old self.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            None at all.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           I don't remember any noises.

LOCATION DESCRIPTION:  Did you recognize any familiar locations or any locations from familiar religious teachings or encounter any locations inhabited by incredible or amazing creatures?    No           

Did you see a light?           No      

Did you meet or see any other beings?           No      

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? No      

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          No      

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          No       Did you have any sense of altered space or time?          No      

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    No      

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             No      

Did you become aware of future events?       No      

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       No      

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?   No      

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   No      

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       This experience has lead me to believe the possibility that when we die, we do not depart from this world, but pursue another life

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         No      

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     They didn't seem to take me seriously, so I don't think it influenced them at all.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Life, though I think it was lunch time, so Happiness due to food.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      I don't believe I had a best and worst experience.

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?        No.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No      

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?               Yes     It was a small experience in which I believe I "became" a person, like my soul was entering a new body for a full life, nothing much more.

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    Ask what we believe was happening, might help, other than that, there isnt anything that I think needs to be added.