What about when sleeping. I have had this happen to me on a number of occasions. Just before I go to bed my entire body freezes. I am awake but
paralysed 100%. I have to practically fight myself before I regain mobility.
Any of you guys ever experienced something like that?
16:15pm / South Africa / 09 Thursday 2005
I've had this happen to me many times during heavy trancework. The phenomena is known as sleep paralysis and I believe it is caused by your body
falling asleep when your mind is still awake, it can be quite frightening if you are not expecting it. Some have linked hag/succubus attacks to this
Im sure you'll find many threads on this subject if you do a search.
yeah sounds like sleep paralysis, basically what was said by JoeyC, your body is asleep but your mind is awake which can lead to some very realisitic
dreams. alot of the times you feel pressure on your chest like something is sitting on you. Almost all of the cases i have heard were sleep paralysis
nightmares. sounds scary!
This sounds like sleep paralysis. It used to happen to me quite often. I've never had any nightmares or dreams at all as a result of it and never
once encountered any form of pressure anywhere. It was simply like I had my eyes closed and was completly relaxed. Should anyone be interested (or
care) I found a way of re-invigorating my body and breaking this paralysis.
Once sleep paralysis sets in, I would work to jitter my thumbs like I was shivering. Slowly my thumbs would start to shake, so I would keep working to
bring everything else up to speed. From the thumbs, I would move into the rest of the fingers, then hands, and usually by this point I broke this
paralysis and can move again.
This has proven successful for me without fail so far. The number of incidents of paralysis have also decreased greatly. I am curious to know if this
works for anyone else and if it does, then it might take some fear from sleep paralysis. So if you would not mind, give it a shot.
If it doesn't work, you could always do what my dad does: Just fall back asleep.
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