What can be more scary than your mind awake and body asleep? Can you imagine waking up and seeing yourself deep asleep?
Sleep Paralysis can be scary.It is a phenomenon in which a person, either fallingor awakening, temporarily experiences an inability to move, speak, or react. It could happen due to various reasons, especially after several nights of sleep deprivation or irregular sleep pattern.
It is a transitional state between wakefulness and sleep, characterized by complete muscle(muscle weakness). It’s often accompanied by terrifying hallucinations (such as an intruder in the room) to which one is unable to react due to paralysis.
Here are few sleep paralysis stories :
1. I felt someone is under my berth seat
“I saw myself (in dream) travelling in train .There was dark outside .I was sleeping in lower berth of train and there is window near me( typical train thing). Series of events happened there . I felt someone is under my berth seat and I felt its both hands were on my chest.
When I realised , i was in fear then I tried to remove those hands with my full strength still I was not able to move them , then I saw someone was looking at me from window ,it was threatening. Somewhere I realised its just a dream , to end this I need to wake up but I was not able to .I tried everything to come out from this and after some time I woke up finally.”
2. I actually saw somebody.
One night that stands in my mind was when I could see somebody in my room, stood at the bottom of my bed. A man in his 30’s wearing a white tracksuit… covered in blood. I was about 16. Every time this paralysis happens to me I experience a presence.. but this was the first and only time I actually saw somebody. It was terrifying.. I scream and nothing comes out. Needless to say I don’t tell everyone this story, but hand on heart this happened to me!
3. My mom said she felt such joy and peace.
My mom once told me that when she was younger, her room lit up and a couple of men dressed in white and gold were sitting at the foot of her bed playing music. One had a guitar and the other some kind of wind instrument.
My mom said she felt such joy and peace, that she didn’t want them to ever go. But when she finally managed to move her head, she heard one say to the other, “She is waking up. It’s time for us to go.” Then they vanished.
4. It was aging before me.
My first and only time I seen someone transform was from dream to reality. I was dreaming, it was this pleasant dream of a person you like very much, a crush. Then I realized I was dreaming, so it turned into a lucid dream.
All of a sudden I open my eyes, and the face aged like in Indiana Jones movie when he drinks from the wrong grail, it also turned dark, and from lush, vivid environment around her, it turned black, dark it was my room in darkness, and above me this aged old face of woman, similar to the picture op showed. And at the top of it I couldn’t move, I felt pressure on my chest, and it was aging before me.
5.They are often laughing at me.
My last experience was a demon in the corner of my room (behind me where I couldn’t see) speaking some sort of gibberish.
Other times it’s things walking toward me totally Jacob’s Ladder style as in they move toward almost hyper speed but very slow and their legs don’t match their movements. A lot of the time if it isn’t a demon, it’s someone I know, but they’re possessed. Often laughing at me.