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« on: November 17, 2020, 22:20:05 »

First of all I would like to thank all of you for sharing your experiences as I learned much about OOBE which I didn't even know it was a thing until a few days ago.

So this is my first post and I've decided to do this because I want to talk about it and I have a ton of questions regarding my experiences, plus I have no one to talk to, as they would think I'm crazy.
About a week ago I had the weirdest dream, I remember running for the bus when suddenly a random guy jumps in front of me and sprays me with some kind of drugs he had. I immediately fell to the ground and felt some intense vibrations in my body for a couple of seconds as I was waking up. That was so scary and confusing. I didn't know what it was, what triggered it or what it could possibly mean, but I did know one thing and I could feel it: something changed.

Couple of days go by and the experience is almost forgotten, until 2 nights ago, when the vibrations came back, and this time they came HARD. I've had them maybe 4-5 times in a row, it came to the point where I would be scared to even fall asleep, as I would wake up by the terrifying vibrations again. The last time I had them I think I experienced what is called an OOBE. I was aware that my body was sleeping, and I knew I was dreaming, but man what a nightmare...The vibrations were so unconfortable and so terrifying, but only if it would've been just that...I felt trapped inside my body, I couldn't wake up no matter what I did, I remember shaking and screaming, at some point even tried to open my eyes with my fingers, but none of it seemed to work. It was like some dark force was forcefully keeping me there.

So eventually I woke up, praying that it would never happen again, but then i did some research and I found out that I can controll it and eventually having awesome experiences, but I still don't know what to do or how to overcome fear when the vibrations come again.
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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2020, 23:31:25 »

 First off, welcome to the Astral Pulse!  smiley

 There is quite a bit we can all say about your experience. But for now, I will just give you this Sticky here to read. It should help you understand what happened and why. After you have familiarized yourself with that thread and have a better understanding of the whats and whys, we can aide you in utilizing this "paralysis" state to further your NP (Non Physical) experiences and explorations there. It should answer quite a few of your initial inquiries. Many, if not all of us here have experienced this phenomenon at one time or another. I still experience it regularly even today. Yes, it can be the most terrifying thing you can experience. But once you learn how to allow it to occur and see it through you will open your eyes to a whole new way of thinking. While in that state, thought = action instantaneously. So, things can get out of control very quickly. You will learn in time to control your thoughts though.
http://www.astralpulse.com/forums/welcome_to_out_of_body_experiences/everything_you_could_ever_want_to_know_about_sleep_paralysis-t38734.0.html

 You will find the Stickies on the Astral Pulse to be quite helpful!  smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2020, 23:31:25 »

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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2020, 09:13:54 »

Welcome to the Pulse Gizzytaz. Like Lumaza stated we can help you and Lu has given you an excellent place to start. Spend some time there and try to relax. We survived and you will too. smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2020, 20:11:19 »

Thank you so much for your support and for the informations that indeed helped me form an idea about what happened.

Since I haven't experienced SP anymore after that night, I became more interested in voluntarily inducing myself into the non-physical, aka Astral Projection, as I've learned that SP isn't the primarily way used to get there. So I read Xanth's book (which I love btw) and I think I found the best technique that would work for me, since I find myself doing that quite often during daytime, something that he reffers to as a Mental Rundown. It's when you create an imagined scenario and if properly done with enough intensity, it has the potential for you to "step into your imagination, in full techni-colour 3D."

Of course you already know all of this, but the problem for me here is that as much as I try to focus, I still fail everytime. For sure it sometimes gets very intense, almost like I'm there, but I'm always more aware of my physical senses than I am of the non-physical ones. That long-expected shift between the body and conciousness never happens.

What am I missing?
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« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2020, 03:20:52 »

What am I missing?
You aren't missing anything. Now it is time to apply the three "Ps". Those are "PRACTICE, PATIENCE and lastly, Perseverance !

 I do a Phase session almost everyday. It has become a welcome part of my daily life. You can read more about this in this Sticky here that I created. It shows how I began with something simple like Geometric shapes and colors. I then began experimenting with all kinds of things and soon found that the answer for me at least was to use a focus based on "motion". That took me farther and faster then I could even imagine!
http://www.astralpulse.com/forums/welcome_to_astral_consciousness/the_doorway-t46013.0.html
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« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2020, 11:29:17 »

Also welcome Gizzytaz,

It’s like going on a sea cruise and learning to roll with the ship and sea, getting your “sea legs” it is called. Same thing with the OBE. You have actually described it well and noticed the difference between your normal 5 Physical Reality senses and this obvious introduction of a new set of senses. That, by itself, is a great recognition! Big thing now is to try hard to lose any fear.

Your rapid introduction to the OBE is likely not by accident, so understand that you have Non-Physical friends and support and you are protected. Let it happen and have fun; did you by any chance like the Indiana Jones movies?😎

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« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2020, 16:53:57 »

Here is a little update of my progress:

So lately I've been trying to project like crazy and all I can say is that everytime I did, I made a successfull step into what seems to be a very long journey I have to make in order to be able to fully project. Something always keeps me down and wouldn't let me do it just yet, almost like they're saying "Not now, you're not ready yet!". But after every session I feel super relaxed and refreshed and I get that feeling of making more and more progress in this journey, usually followed by legit happiness.

Everything makes much more sense now, and I came to realize that EV was sooo right about my first OBE experience not being by accident, as it has come in a perfect time of my life. I now know why I experienced those awful things and what were they trying to show me.

did you by any chance like the Indiana Jones movies?😎
I've always liked adventure type movies, just not Indiana Jones in particular. Just curious, why you ask?
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« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2020, 04:41:10 »


Everything makes much more sense now, and I came to realize that EV was sooo right about my first OBE experience not being by accident, as it has come in a perfect time of my life.

Many people will get that "wake up" call, yet only a few truly answer it. To answer it goes against everything they have learned in this physical school here that we call Earth.
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« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2020, 08:12:40 »

Okay, so forget Indiana Jones...how about Jumanji? I like that one better for its especially unexpected situations in all three of the movies. That is probably a closer reflection of our astral experiences. My attempt at a humorous inference was for you to be ready for them! grin

The "wake up call"- We could and should start a new thread on just that. I've noticed it in my experiences and for so many others. It's like going to a hotel and calling the front desk for a 6am wake up call. Twenty years ago, we set the bedside alarm and called the front desk as a back up...now, we usually just trust our cell phone setting...
For most of us experiencers, it's like a certain series of 'triggering events' needs to happen and then boom! the experiences begin or the vibrations hit us almost unmercifully until we are forced to pay attention to them. Another type of 'preset alarm' that I have never experienced but have read from many others is pretty common it seems, and that is the 'wedding alarm'...girl meets guy and she says wedding bells rang in her head instantly...guy meets girl and a voice in his head says 'she is the woman you will marry'...I've read about this pattern so many times, but I don't know personally; the women always seem to get the bells and the guys get the voice...
Before we enter into our Physical lives, do many of us program certain 'alarms' for significant events to happen? It sure seems that way.

The vibrations as Gizzytaz has described them are what happened to me after reading Monroe's first book and trying to induce them; once they started I could not stop them and it was thrilling and a bit terrifying. Within a few years, I was able to tie in the vibrations to the Sleep Paralysis state, the Dream state and then come to some understanding of the Mind Awake/Body Asleep state and the potential that afforded for OBE explorations.
Today, we have a number of resources and one of those I will mention: Wikipedia has aspects I disagree with but does have a good reference page on Sleep Paralysis if you type in a search on 'Night hag'...the information can help allay some fears and you can see how widespread SP is and across Time and cultures.
Hope that helps in everybody's researches...

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« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2020, 11:19:38 »

I did it! Wow. I finally did it!!

I just woke up from my first true OBE! Theres a whole new world to explore!!!

I didn't make much of it because for some reason I couldn't move properly(I hope that goes in time), like I was on the floor and standing up would mean so much effort.
It was exactely like when I had SP, when I felt trapped inside, only this time I got out and wasn't afraid anymore!
Basically my whole experience was 2-3 minutes standing up near my bed, blown out of my mind, just looking and getting used to that feeling because man I'm gonna need to...

Anyone was also blown away just by looking at their phones?  grin
Anyway THANK YOU all so much for supporting me, as I don't think I would've done it so quick without this forum. I was afraid it might take a couple of years. I look forward to explore this new world and now that I took my first steps into it the rest is downhill, so I've learned.
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« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2020, 16:57:43 »

Congratulations on your first OBE!

Basically my whole experience was 2-3 minutes standing up near my bed, blown out of my mind, just looking and getting used to that feeling because man I'm gonna need to...
Yeah, it's quite a trip seeing your physical self from the NP for the first time  grin

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I look forward to explore this new world and now that I took my first steps into it the rest is downhill, so I've learned.
I don't want to discourage you in any way, but that has not been my experience. Can remember the first time it happened for me like it was yesterday, remember thinking how easy it was and being all excited about finally knowing how to do it, boy was I wrong. But hey maybe your a natural at it, best of luck "out there"  smiley
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