Theodor G's Experience
always paralyzed when this happens, and I always go through a state where I feel
a very strange tingling sensation all over my body. Sometimes I am not in
control and get scared, but if I remain calm, I go with the flow and even even
take control. Then I can rise up from the bed, knowing that I actually remain
lying in bed. Most of the time this happens if I start waking up during the
night, but sometimes this can happen when I am about to fall asleep. Most of
the time I can even hear my own breathing or even snoring during the whole
rise up it is often very hard, as If I am struggling, and sometime it is better
for me to roll over onto the floor (still lying in bed). Sometimes though, I
simply float up and drift away from the bed.
feels as if I am taken and thrown into the air by an outside force. A feeling
of outside forces is very common and often very scary. It often feels as If I
am attacked by outside forces. Sometimes I even see faces. This is often very
dreamlike, and I drift between dreams and awareness. Therefore I am quite
certain that faces and such is induced by dreaming.
associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the
Actually, I have found out that all substances make the likelihood of this
the kind of experience difficult to express in words?
like telling about religious experiences or meeting ghosts and stuff like that.
It is very hard for people that have not had the experience to understand and
appreciate. Also when telling some people they get excited and start taking
part and telling stories of their own, about mediums, ghosts, dreaming of events
in the future and so on.
the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening
was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?
of the time semiconscious, drifting on the boundary of dreaming. Most of the
time well aware that I am in bed.
experience dream like in any way?
in and out of dreaming. Very strong sensation of being out of the body.
you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?
emotions did you feel during the experience?
Sometimes very frightening. Sometimes an adventure. Often even pleasurable.
you hear any unusual sounds or noises?
No, except my
Did you recognize any familiar locations or any locations from familiar
religious teachings or encounter any locations inhabited by incredible or
you see a light?
you meet or see any other beings?
have often met people and have realized that they are a dream. I have even had
discussions with them and told them that they do not exist. They often argue
with me and deny not being real. I sometimes stress my point by walking through
you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state?
have done experiments like that, but have never been able to prove anything to
you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience
that could be verified later?
you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they
feels like being out of the body moving around and even talking to people, but I
sight is very different. What I see is not seen by my eyes. The light is like
dusk, and has no source. Objects are unclear.
you have any sense of altered space or time?
you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or
you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?
Sometimes I sense walls and floors. When floating I bounce very softly from
walls as if I were a helium balloon or something similar. At other times walls
and floors are no hindrance.
has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices?
It has had no
such effect. I think this is a normal part of sleeping. The difference being
the fact that you are conscious during sleep.
your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?
you shared this experience with others?
different. Some become envious. Others look indifferent, as if they don't
believe what I am saying. Others start telling ghost stories, stories of
meetings with mediums, stories of dreaming about future events, and things like
that. Sometimes I even hear stories of obe´s that sound nothing like my
emotions did you experience following your experience?
was the best and worst part of your experience?
weightless, and even mass less. Extreme terror.
Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life,
medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?
the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively
describe your experience?