When I was thirteen years-old, I had an out-of-body experience. I vividly
recall floating/hovering above myself and thinking: "What am I doing up here?"
I remember the room being dark as I hovered at the ceiling, looking down
on myself, as I apparently slept.
My question is whether there are "stages" of the death process, as I do not recall going through a tunnel, seeing any bright light, or having a life review. Do these occur in a specified order or sequence?
I do not recall the process of how I got to the state of hovering above myself, nor do I know what circumstance lead to my supposed dying. Was it that my heart simply stopped beating which then triggered this experience, for I've never been diagnosed with a heart deficiency such as a murmur or other cardiac dysfunction.
I've confided this to only a few close friends and they felt that I was not clinically dead, given that I was not declared such in a medical environment, i.e., hospital or emergency room. Yet, I know that I most certainly was not dreaming, as for many years since that experience, I have dreamt of flying and I am with absolute certainty able to distinguish the two!
Twenty years since my out-of-body experience though (I just turned 34 years-old), I have never feared death.
Would I be able to transgress back to that experience through hypnosis/ hypnotherapy, as all I can recall is the aspect of floating/hovering, not the processes immediately preceding and following that.
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