What it feels like to have sleep paralysis

I am Lioness

If you have ever woken up in the middle of the night and not been able to move your body or talk, you’ve probably had sleep paralysis. News Flash: It totally sucks..

Sleep Paralysis is a phenomenon in which an individual, when either falling asleep or waking up, briefly experiences an inability to move, speak, or react (Wikipedia). Think of it as your mind is awake, but your body has fallen asleep. This phenomenon can often include a feeling of anxiety and hallucinations. I’m going to tell you how it all happened for me and how to help yourself if you have it.

My sleep paralysis started when I was about 14 years old. I was having a strange dream and when I realized I was dreaming, I looked up and saw the ceiling of my room in a tiny hole above me. I reached up and pulled myself up…

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~ by lvgaudet on March 24, 2017.

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