I Had An Out of Body Experience

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    I first knowingly traveled outside of my body a

    few months back. It was the coolest feeling to me, I was so excited to share it with my friends & family. It was like 7 am and I was laying flat on my back "asleep" I don't know. But all of a sudden I heard like maybe what it would sound like if you were standing right next to...
    dandylions4 dandylions4
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2014

    I was sleeping in my bed the other night,

    being at the point of the sleep circle when your dream's not that heavy. I felt I was sort of waking up, you know when you do, my mind was becoming clearer and more and more aware of where I was and everything. I started stretching my arms in every direction and rolling in my...
    YazMen YazMen
    May 13, 2015

    Yes I Have Astral Projected (obe), Creeps Me Out O.o Lol

    I refer to Out of body experiences as astral projection ^_^ It actually started with sleep paralysis when I was 13. I had no idea it was actually the precursor to astral projection until 2 years later when I came across astral projection, was curious and finally was able to have...
    VegansLoveLife VegansLoveLife
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Aug 14, 2012

    So, When i was super little,

    about 3. I would have sleep paralysis every night, which lasted until I was about 8 or 9. I had a couple out of body experiences where I would walk around my house or even around my yard. After a couple years my sleep paralysis stopped happening as often and only happened a...
    chemmmmmmmmmmm chemmmmmmmmmmm
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

    A Delightful Sense Of Freedom

    My first out of the body experience happened when I was about 4 years old. I had many after that and had no idea what they were. I just knew that my hands would go through the wall (and so did I) and that I could not turn lights on, or move objects in the usual way. These...
    Moonlightdreamer Moonlightdreamer
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Dec 19, 2010

    So when I was around 4 years old I died

    for a little bit. Talking to my parents it was either ammonia that killed me of really strong medicine to help my ammonia that did me in. What I remember from the incident was that my mother was by my side holding my hand and wrist crying that she can’t get a pulse and that i...
    Gloryofdeath Gloryofdeath
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 28, 2015

    Winter 2004

    I had surprised my wife and sent her to France to visit her sister, I was alone for the week with my two boys who were 6 and 8 it was one of those perfect Connecticut snow storms that turns the New England countryside to a winter wonderland by midday we had 20+ inches, I played...
    mattyboy43sums mattyboy43sums
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Apr 21, 2013

    This is my first time posting on here

    so dont judge lol. But im laying in my bed right now just reading about obe's and then it hits me "omfg now i know why i was floating towards the celling looking down at myself that one night!" Im 17 now this took place a long time ago maybe even before elementary school, but i...
    Wolfgangcats Wolfgangcats
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2015

    Not exactly an experience.

    But I've been practicing the technique lately, and I can now safely say I've made progress! There were times I was super close to achieving an OBE, but couldn't quite do it. This morning, however, was different. I wound up waking up to school still being closed. So when I came...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2016


    bromero123 bromero123
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jun 24, 2015

    I am an 18 year old student

    who has been struggling with sudden/random out of body experiences my whole life. The first time I can remember I was in kindergarten and I noticed I was looking down at the top of my head as I grabbed a book off the bookshelf. I was afraid because I didn't have an explination...
    SieWitte SieWitte
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 17, 2014

    Listen... I have only ever tried talking about

    this once in my life- to my family, and they though I was crazy so I never mentioned it again. When I was young, during the time I was 8-12 years old, I would literally wake up at night floating above my sleeping body, and slowly float down from the roof back into my self. There...
    YellowPurple YellowPurple
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2014

    It was very intense..

    . I lay on my back and it were dark, but for that shadowy-blue light of night time filtering through the window glass. I could hear the percussive sweep of nocturnal frogs and insects percolate through the walls. It had been raining most of the day, but now the air was composed...
    charlieAgain charlieAgain
    70+, M
    Aug 28, 2015

    A Moment Before Death

    I was in an automobile accident when I was 22 years old. I am now 52. I was life flighted from the scene to emergancy surgery. During the surgery I apparently died, leagaly dead for over 3 minutes.(medical records) When in recovery I was told of this by my mother, doctor and a...
    3guysconcrete 3guysconcrete
    Aug 3, 2011

    I was home waiting for my girlfriend,

    lying in bed asleep. I tried to get up to see if she came in. Oddly enough I was aware I couldn't move. I felt a heaving sensation as though my body was attempting to move. I was making such a serious attempt to get up I could actually see myself get up out of my body, I looked...
    JamesMutlap JamesMutlap
    61-65, M
    Dec 25, 2014

    Now this story I'm not sure

    if it was an out of body experience but it seemed kind of like one I mean I felt like this weird buzzing all over my body which I've heard means it was it's a really really really short story I was about seven and I "woke up" in my room I heard these strange noises coming from...
    Minecraftkid Minecraftkid
    Sep 20, 2014

    My first of 2 experiences took place

    when I was just sweet 16 I had hepatitis B and had just been admitted to hospital weighing just five a half stone I was dieing as I lay there in pain my mum stood by my bed side I could hear her although she sounded like she was in another room she said I will be back in a sec...
    kainbaker kainbaker
    36-40, M
    1 Response May 25, 2014

    I Had An Out Of Body Experiance. It Was So Strange I've Had To Re-evaluate My Entire Belief System.

    Approximately 1 year ago, I was sitting on the couch in my living room, cradling my sleeping, newborn son. It was about 8pm and as he was not yet on a schedule of any kind, I was tired and began to doze while watching tv, but I know I wasn't fully asleep yet. It was kind of like...
    Midwest1 Midwest1
    26-30, F
    12 Responses Mar 27, 2012

    Died For 14 Minutes In 1966

    Hello all, thought it was many many years ago I still remember it like it was only yesterday, in Sept 1966 at the age of 16 I had a massive brain haemorrhage. An ambulance rushed me to the hospital and shortly after arriving there I clinically died for approximately 14 minutes. I...
    Mal9093 Mal9093
    56-60, M
    1 Response Nov 26, 2010

    Every time I sleep when it's NOT night time I

    immediately go into lucid dream mode and 'wake up' outside of my body. Every time it's happened I've gone a little bit further from initially sitting up and rolling onto the floor to actually walking down the stairs and now floating above my body. It is so weird! I also hear...
    StephanieHB StephanieHB
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 18, 2015

    I Heard Music That Was Out Of This World!

    My first out of body experience happend when I was 9yrs old... It was the most frightful experience in my life. I called them Dizzy Spells (I didn't know they were called Out of body Experience's.) I'd like to share the first time I heard music that was not of this world... I was...
    myserendipity myserendipity
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jan 3, 2012

    I have had quite a few obe 's in the last say 6

    years I'm in my 30s now, the first one I thought was so awesome I tried to do it again, but I have also had some not so good experiences, where it feels like there are shadow people in yr room, still good or bad I really like to have my out of body experience in some weird way...
    klb8161 klb8161
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2015

    For some reason I can get into the vibrations

    state in a matter of seconds that's not the issue , but I can't breath while I try to separate my astral body from my physically body and I feel like something is draining my life i get physically damaged after doing it i tried over and over again and i don't want to hurt...
    1Alex9 1Alex9
    18-21, M
    Feb 12, 2016

    im not 100% sure if it was

    but it has similar characteristics that it could have been one. so one day i was really sick and the meds i was taking made me really tired. so before i fell asleep i started to talk to my dad. he passed away 12 years ago. but if he was there next to me i wanted him to hear...
    Kindofunknown Kindofunknown
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2015

    I Search A Mountain - Out Of My Body!

    My girlfriend, my wife to be, lived high in a mountain range. She had several dogs including a ginger Pomeranian, Chee, her favourite. Early one afternoon I went climbing and Chee followed me. I was fairly high up on the mountain going through a small forest when bushbuck ram...
    Qagidi Qagidi
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Feb 20, 2012

    About a week ago, I was discussing astral

    projection, sleep paralysis, and lucid dreaming with my best friend. She was telling me how bad she wanted to astral project and explore the astral world. I became very interested in it, but not enough to actually go home and try it. About two nights ago, I lied in bed very...
    joselynmariex3 joselynmariex3
    18-21, F
    Apr 14, 2014

    Out Of Bodyand Near Death Experiences.

    My Near death experience' though I did actually die and re-enter my body.. Changed my life!.. but when  I had the thought.. 'who will now look after my sick little boy?'..I was back in my body and 'breathing.!but in that time I was in a different 'Reality' and 'Knew that the...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Oct 30, 2011

    Almost anyways....my body locked

    and it felt like i just slipped out of my body. my surroundings were blue and i was standing beside my bed and it looked the same as reality but i woke in excitement
    JooceeJs JooceeJs
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 14, 2015

    As I'm falling asleep,

    I close my eyes and I focus inwards, closing off physical sensation. I draw my mind inwards, external sounds fade off into the distance, and a slight hum sound comes to the fore. I focus on this tinnitus sound, buzzing, my body no longer feels wholly there, I focus my mind...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 11, 2016

    my body went dense and heavy.

    i felt my head hit the wall. i was sitting on my bed at this time. my body shook like i was being shaken by someone. when i woke up i was different. the room was disoeinated. im not sure if this was an outter body or possesion. but i know it wasnt normal. i felt like someone was...
    leavemebe234 leavemebe234
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2015

    This astro projection is too real,

    it keeps happening back to back.
    vadorantiwolf vadorantiwolf
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 12, 2014

    It happened last night,

    my body always wanted to astral project but I never let it before because I was too afraid. However yesterday I decided to open my mind during meditation and I protected myself with a golden light before going to sleep. After sleeping five hours I woke up to use the bathroom and...
    OpenyourMindOpenyourHeart OpenyourMindOpenyourHeart
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2016

    Woke up floating above my bed Everything was

    brighter Looked around the room Started to float towards a solar system Had the most amazing feeling in the solar system
    S333phy S333phy
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2016

    Some Of My "out Of Body" Experiences...

    My first experience of the out of body sensations came when I was about 6. In the dream, I was at my grandma's house and everything was exactly as her actual house was. It felt more real than normal life. I was so convinced it was real that when I woke to find myself in my parent...
    megraelyn megraelyn
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 6, 2011

    I Travelled Leaving My Body

    The most amazing events seem to happen out of our control. Before we married, my wife lived several miles away from me in a boarding house. She loves dogs and got a puppy, but one evening a few days later, it took seriously ill. The next morning, before I woke, suddenly in my...
    Qagidi Qagidi
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jun 1, 2011

    My feet point straight up,

    to the sky. Blue. Blue as Robins eggs, blue as a sailor's trousers, my mother always said. My feet are echoed by the two sheer-legs fifty feet further out in my view, the legs cross braced, and carrying galvanized cables down towards my eyes, an inverse vanishing point to the...
    tnuctipun tnuctipun
    61-65, M
    Oct 18, 2015

    Some time ago I was in a hospital,

    very badly injured. I clearly recall seeing from somewhere above my mom, sister and brother in law standing on one side of a bed with a Priest on the other side of the same bed. It was then I saw the person in the bed was me. The next thing I knew it was 6 days later and I had...
    maddie32 maddie32
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Aug 28, 2015

    One time someone attacked me

    and stabbed me several times in the chest. Then I felt like I was floating, and suddenly I was looking down at the whole thing. My friend tried to wake me up, but I just felt so comfortable I didn't want to go back. Unfortunately the paramedics got there and zapped me back into...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 17, 2015

    The weirdest thing that ever occurred to me.

    Last night I had my first out of body experience. Well so I think, I went to sleep at about 10 pm. I had a few dreams and at about 6 am is when it happened. I dreamt about ghosts and paranormal occurring at my dads house in my old room. I was with a few kids my age and we kept...
    HakunaMatata33 HakunaMatata33
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Feb 11, 2015

    I've Told a Few People

    But most people just think I am insane or weird. Except my mom because she's had a few too. I was really really little- like 6. And my mom was yelling at me that I needed to get cleaned up for dinner because I just got done playing outside and was all dirty...
    songno1sings songno1sings
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Nov 11, 2008

    What Do You Think

    I was about 10 years old my day had been normal I hadn't done anything out of the ordinary I had gone to bed as normal when I remember dreaming that I was floating in the corner of my bedroom I could see myself asleep in my bed it was such a wonderful feeling I wish I could...
    myangel1979 myangel1979
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Mar 13, 2007

    I Saw My Dead Father

    It was 4 years ago that I had an out of body experience. I was in the hospital with a pulmanary embolism on both lungs and was almost dead when I got to the hospial they admitted me and I was in ICU. A few hours later I was taken down ro surgery. I was laying there,and all...
    swatches swatches
    41-45, F
    7 Responses May 15, 2007

    One Of Many

    Many years ago, I went to work one day, meeting an employee in the morning. After the usual pleasantries, I offhandedly asked her if she had completed the room she had been painting the night before. I don't know where the question came from, I just assumed I was supposed to have...
    deleted deleted
    8 Responses Apr 1, 2013

    Last night had the same feeling.

    Laying still, starting to fall a sleep and it happened. I felt myself pulling from my body and stood upright next to the bed. I know this feeling. Then anywhere I thought about, I moved to there. I was in control of all my actions.
    robtoro2 robtoro2
    36-40, M
    Aug 27, 2015

    I Died And Came Back( Not By Choice )

    In the year 2000 late january around 10:o`clock at nite i had what i thought was indigestion. i took some tums and it went away,i thought that was that.then about 15 minutes later it came back,i tried more tums but it didn`t work and then the worst pain i have ever felt came into...
    railman54 railman54
    3 Responses Aug 3, 2011

    I Went To Heaven Without Dying At Age 14

    My name is Shelly ,I am now 44 years of age , I am only sharing my story now !...this experience will stay with me all of my Life ,it is still fresh like it were yesterday , it was March 21st 1983 was the Day ,i had lost My Beautiful Mother to cancer ...30 years ago. I have...
    Shellylouise Shellylouise
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jun 17, 2013

    I Had Three Out Of Body Experiences And A Near-death Experience

    I had three out of body experiences (OBEs) and a near-death experience (NDE). I was in a car crash. The car rolled and slammed me onto the ground, face first. Then it whacked me in the back of the head too. The injuries were from the left eye's orbit, across its orbital ridge to...
    BoscoMachque BoscoMachque
    61-65, M
    Jan 3, 2012

    I have only had one before

    that I can remember, but I remember falling asleep and hearing a static like noise and a high pitched sound and I got up from my bed and it was pitch dark on my room and o felt light headed and was moving slowly. I walked into the bathroom and fell down in slow motion I hit my...
    mckennars mckennars
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2015

    Last night, I was sleeping.

    I felt my chest get really tight. It felt like someone was a sitting on my chest. It became difficult to breathe. I tried to switch positions to help catch my breath, but I couldn't move. I kept trying to move and finally I did, and my "spirit" came completely out of my body. My...
    kasebben kasebben
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

    Eye Opening I didn't get fully out,

    thought I don't know if you are going to believe this. But I opened my eyes, and I don't think I was in this dimension. Everything about my room was the same, but since I was just on my computer before I want to meditate, that was the only thing on my mind. So when I opened my...
    PhilosophicalMoose PhilosophicalMoose
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2013

    Classic? Or?

    I've never written of this before, it so defies description. Please bear with me as I struggle to find the right adjectives and synonyms. Some might argue this experience is of the classic flying dream and I might agree.....except.....for one thing.I don't remember taking flight...
    deleted deleted
    10 Responses Apr 8, 2013

    A Rescue

    Twenty five years ago I had an out of body experience and it changed my life. It wasn't because of some physical trauma to my body, or flat lining on an operating table. It happened to give me an answer to a bothering question. Its too long and boring a story to go into here...
    DesertRat1000 DesertRat1000
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Aug 19, 2011

    I can seem to get past the paralysis stage.

    My heart beats fast af and is uncomfortable. Only once or twice have i had an obe.
    tpc2015 tpc2015
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2015
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