Charles S's SOBE 635

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Experience description:   

I was in the 5th grade practicing for a school play. when the time came to do the play in front of the whole school I was so nervous that I could barely breath. I was sitting in the front row on the auditorium watching all the classes come in. The next thing I knew was I was walking up onto the stage by myself, when I got half way up I turned to see myself still sitting in the chair, I never moved. when I noticed myself sitting there I immediately was brought back into my body.  It was like I had never left my body, it felt the same being outside as it was being inside.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?     No      

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?           fully alert.

Was the experience dream like in any way?   no way

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Uncertain     

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            no emotions during, it just happened.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           no

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?          Yes            yes, I was fine, nothing erratic

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?   Yes     now I truly believe that there's life after death.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       not much

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes    

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  like I seen the other side.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      no bad parts. It made me realize that our bodies are just shells.

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?        it happened twice and I would like to try and learn how to do it on my own

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