Renny K's Experience

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The experience of leaving my body during sleep paralysis has become a quite common phenomenon for me over the last year.  I have never had these experiences before.  I have no idea what has brought them on.

The first few experiences were just simple sleep paralysis - no matter how hard I tried I simply could not move my body, but yet I could see and hear everything around me.  I have since found that the easiest thing to do in these situations is to remain calm and leave your body.

During these experiences I feel a great power in my mind where I can imagine anything that I want, much more real than in a dream.  I have seen some pretty scary things but somehow feel protected and am not afraid to confront them.  Mostly I just see myself, nearly always motionless and calm, almost statue like.  I cannot see any meaning to all this other than that it is a simply amazing experience, and one I intend to enjoy over the coming years.

I believe the experiences can be induced through real deep sleep brought on by fighting the sleeping process, i.e. doing something / or thinking while your body is trying to sleep.  I have been told many times by friends that I am impossible to wake up when I am asleep.

After these experiences, even if I have only had two hours sleep, I feel very awake and alive.  I believe chemicals must be released into the brain during the experience to bring about this feeling.  I am looking forward to the next experience, there's nothing like it on earth.

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?           High

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   Seemed real, different to a dream.

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

Saw my face, which was like a statue, perfectly still.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Initially tried to fight it aggressively, but felt calm.  I tend not fight these experiences now.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           During the latest one I felt like my head was burning, the noise was like the rumblings of an earthquake inside my head or the noise of passenger jet engine.  Not terribly loud but with full vibration effect.

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? Yes

Managed to levitate my body with ease, felt so real.

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

Lost my sense of touch, everything was completely effortless, except trying to physically move the body that I had left.

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?             Yes

I refused to cross the boundary, I seem to have mastered the ability of returning to my body by not following my curiosity.  If I refuse to go any further the experience will pass and I will return to my body.

Did you become aware of future events?       No

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       Yes

I seem to be returned when I give up the fight to return or desire to go further.

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

There's more to life than your body !

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       More appreciative of life and others.

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         No

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Wow !

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Best : Flying

Worst : Feeling paralyzed

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