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Susan J's Experience

Experience description:   

This is my second experience in my life time.  The first was when I was 15 I was suddenly aware of floating out of my body and floating towards the ceiling I reached the ceiling and I could touch it and feel it. I turned over and saw myself sleeping I felt calm and happy I stayed like this for what felt like 2min and then I just dropped back down and woke with a jolt.

This recent one was I was ill with flu my husband was going to work I drifted off I saw a stream of cloud going straight up to the sky the surrounding sky was clear blue I was going up this stream I don't know what on as I neared the top there was a very bright light just peaking over and I wanted to go to this light it felt warm and inviting I was not scared, I felt content. Just as I reached the top something woke me up. I quickly drifted off again and was back going up this stream of cloud towards the light as I neared the light my husband woke me to say goodbye and left for work. I woke up feeling like I was lighter and slightly better. The next day a lot better.

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?           I felt warm and a slight breeze as I went up

Was the experience dream like in any way?   the second experience was

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes     in the first one I did. I was looking down at myself. Myself I was whole and was dressed in my nightgown im not sure if I could feel myself but I was aware that I was clothed I felt warm

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            both times feeling warm happy and content

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           none

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?           Yes     in the second one I saw a bright light just peaking over the stream of cloud it was going to be very bright as I was squinting as I neared it

Did you meet or see any other beings?           No      

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? Yes    

only from my first time. I touched the ceiling to see if I could feel it or thought I could go through it

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     I could feel warm air around me but my hair was not blowing. I felt the ceiling like I was feeling it for the first time, it was much more heightened. I had no sense of smell. My eyesight was perfect as I am very short sighted. The stream of cloud was made of tiny bubbles that I could see perfectly like it was magnified

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?   Yes     since the first one I always sense bad news I feel sad, depressed before it happens. My right palm itches every time I am about to get money. My conscience is more alert something tells me to do or not to do something.

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?       I am much aware of my surroundings I see people in a different light. Sometimes like im in a matrix

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes     My life has changed for the better I no longer take it so seriously like other people. Watching people panic at the slightest thing amuses me

Have you shared this experience with others?         No       What emotions did you experience following your experience?        just the feeling of happiness and warmth

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      the best was the floating, I don't think is was a worst part

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    

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    none