Sleep Paralysis

Chapter 11:  Dreams, Prayer, Out-of-Body Experiences and Meditation

You Have Chosen to Remember: A Journey of Self-Awareness, Peace of Mind and Joy by James Blanchard Cisneros. 

Sleep paralysis occurs when the mind awakens, as the body still sleeps. Sleep paralysis offers you a great opportunity to have many productive adventures. Again, fear is usually your first response, so most often the opportunity is experienced negatively. A large number of people have experienced this condition. People in this state believe themselves to be awake, but for some reason their entire bodies are paralyzed. Not only are they unable to move, but they cannot even scream for help. Some people say that they have tried to scream, but nothing comes out. Most people in this state panic, and have a very difficult and frightful experience. Again, the solution is very simple. You need not panic or have a frightful experience. All you need to do is to stay composed, understand the situation and relax. After you have done this, simply think of your big toe (left or right, it does not matter), and try to slowly get some movement out of it. Put all your concentration on your big toe, and once you get some movement, start trying to move the other toes on the same foot. Little by little, you will recover all movement. If you are experienced with sleep paralysis, this is an excellent time to begin a meditation or even leave the body. If you experience this state, but are not in the mood to meditate or leave your body, simply go back to sleep, and the odds are good that the next time you awaken or are in a dream state, you will not be paralyzed. If not, just think “big toe” and relax.

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I have been having sleep paralysis for more than 16 years and never knew had a clue as to what was happening to me. I even went to a neurologist a few times as a kid and they had no explanation for it. I always felt like one day I wouldn’t be able to wiggle my toes and get out of it. I’m glad I ran into your site. Thanks for the info.

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