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Psychedelic-Feline

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Sleep issues
« on: January 09, 2014, 04:05:13 am »
I have been having precognition dreams since I was little. I often have been afraid to sleep and often woken completely drained and sickly. My doctor prescribed me sleeping pills and anti-anxiety meds to help me sleep better. By the time I was 18 I was abusing them to help stop me from dreaming. Around that time I started experiencing sleep paralysis (while waking) with life like visions. Thankfully I no longer use medicine to help me sleep, because during research and finding my path I was able to accept and come to terms with these experiences. Lately, I only have these a couple times a month now, which I believe my deity has helped me with. I was just curious how many other people have had these experiences and what you do to help yourself cope and handle them? Also, I know everyone goes through things differently and in the beginning they were very frightening for me. Was it this way for anyone else?
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Re: Sleep issues
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2014, 10:28:12 pm »
Quote from: Psychedelic-Feline;135734
I have been having precognition dreams since I was little. I often have been afraid to sleep and often woken completely drained and sickly. My doctor prescribed me sleeping pills and anti-anxiety meds to help me sleep better. By the time I was 18 I was abusing them to help stop me from dreaming. Around that time I started experiencing sleep paralysis (while waking) with life like visions. Thankfully I no longer use medicine to help me sleep, because during research and finding my path I was able to accept and come to terms with these experiences. Lately, I only have these a couple times a month now, which I believe my deity has helped me with. I was just curious how many other people have had these experiences and what you do to help yourself cope and handle them? Also, I know everyone goes through things differently and in the beginning they were very frightening for me. Was it this way for anyone else?


Precognitive dreams, yes, and I began writing them down but then they didn't come up as often, and when they did they were just moments. Nothing really cohesive. Or, I would interpret a metaphor too late. So, eventually I decided that there wasn't much of a point to pushing for it. Although I've been told that keeping a dream journal is healthy, so I continue to do so. Lucid dreams are pretty cool, too.

I have suffered from sleep paralysis, and began out-of-body meditations because one interpretation said that OBE's were just like dreams and could turn sleep paralysis into a lucid dream. That was a dead end too. Or, maybe it was more of a forked road, because I still have out-of-body experiences, and I still have sleep paralysis, but always always separately. Grr!
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