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Evil Presence In The Room

by Erin Riddle

I had another episode last night. Now that I am 36 they happen less often. My mind wakes up but my body cannot move. The air in the room feels different, some how more evil. I know that it's going to be one of those nights. I cannot move my body. When I was little it felt like someone was holding me down. The only thing I can think of is to pray. I pray really hard that God will take away the evil in the room, take away the presence that is holding me down. Praying always helps me to wake up.

I tried to explain the experience today to a friend and found myself feeling crazy. How do you explain to someone that there is evil in the room or that you feel an evil presence holding you down without sounding crazy.

I know when I am going to have one of those nights. Even after I am awake I can still sense a change in the air in the room. I'm not saying that there isn't a scientific explanation for everything but I am saying that this is how I feel when it happens. When it's happening I am frightened and feel helpless I cannot move.

Kevin: Thanks for sharing this Erin. Prayer has definitely been noted to be an affective way of dealing with sleep paralysis and the feelings of evil forces that sometimes accompanies it. As you might imagine there are various opinions for why this is. Some attribute it to supernatural intervention of course. Others may suggest that the positive thinking the prayers tend to foster help change the negative projections of the mind (to which the evil feelings are attributed to) to more positive projections. And that this positivity in itself, as well as simply more time elapsing, helps end the REM atonia that causes the paralysis.

If you'd like to learn more about these feelings of an evil presence from someone who has experienced them often and researched them thoroughly I highly recommend reading this book by the sleep paralysis specialist Ryan Hurd.

For everyone else, for more information on sleep paralysis episodes like the ones Erin describes, you can also read our informational page here.


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Dec 14, 2010
Narcolepsy Group
by: Kevin Morton

Hey Mike, feel free my friend. Thanks for asking.

Mar 23, 2011
Why evil?
by: Anonymous

I don't understand....why is it that every experience of SP I've read about includes people describing a feeling of an evil or malevolent presence?? I had a similar feeling. If it's just related to your sleep stage why is the feeling always negative??

Jul 07, 2011
@ must be evil Anonymous
by: Anonymous

I would just like to say I get the same kind feeling before it happans, only I think I feel a heat wave and I feel like my head is vibrating... right after that is when I can't move and I see s**t. Last night I swear there was an old lady sitting on the edge of my bed, It was more of a torso with a head wearing a hood with long hair covering most of her face but I could see her eyes, I've only had these I think two or three times. The first time It happend I felt like someone was holding me down and I could see them, they had a hood on with a dark face. (grim reaper if you will) and it said just breathe just breathe and it went away and I sat up. This latest one with the lady torso I started slamming my foot on the floor ( so I thought) its all just a dream, no one heard me. They sure are crazy though...

Sep 30, 2011
All negative experiences, why?
by: Anonymous

I also had en "episode" last night, but have had them off and on throught the years. Good question, why does this have to be scientifically explained and why does everyone feel terror?! I woke up all of a sudden, ears ringing and vibrating, lack of breath and speech, eyes concentrated stright ahead and genuine terror feeling...not startled. Whos's to say there isn't entities outside of our 'senses' spectrum? Peace.


Oct 31, 2011
evil presence?
by: Anonymous

Years ago, while ordering drinks at the bar for myself and friends, this 'guy' just stared at me and I felt abit nervous, but when it continued and I looked up and at him, his eyes were VERY dark and went right thru me, the hair on my neck stood and fear went right thru me....I left the bar area and to my friends and told them that I was leaving and walked out....refused to even be around the area. I have NEVER forgot that feeling, it wasn't a normal fear...
Now, 20 some years later, just the other night, this creepy feeling guy, out of the blue, grabbed my left hand and squeezed it so hard that tears came to my eyes, I poured my drink on him as if to say WTH???? But the SAME fear ran thru partner said he re-appeard right behind me and touched my neck and said "Are you scared???" Honestly, it looked like the same exact 'person' that I saw 20 some years ago, and the fear was the same, and uncontrolable fear, one that can't be supressed....I just prayed.
Not sure what is going on, but even as I type this my arms are shaking....

Nov 22, 2011
Call out the name of Jesus.. NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi i stumbled on this site today after getting frustrated and was looking to see if there were other seemingly crazy people like me.
Well, i have had several episodes starting may 2010. The first time i could feel this evil presence lifting me out of my body and swinging me round my bed among other nightmares while asleep. It was very scary and i was really afraid of going to sleep lest i experience the same scary feeling.
Needless to say, i started sleeping with my Bible and made sure to pray often. The s/p as its referred to still persists and the most scary bit is when am feeling held down and helpless. I try to shout at my husband or pinch him hard but it amounts to nothing. I have resorted to calling out 'Jesus Christ' a few times and then it leaves.
I am comforted that i am not going insane. Thanks a lot to this site. God bless you. We will survive by faith. Amen.

Mar 14, 2012
Maybe its you? NEW
by: Jelly Belly

Maybe the evil presence is you. Maybe God is telling you something. Like you can't pray your way to heaven, and only when you start acting like a decent human being, rather than going to church every sunday and paying the rent on your preachers soul insurance, then you will start to feel better.

May 10, 2012
by: Anonymous

The name of jesus is feared by all evil spirits. Get your house blessed. Use holy water everyday. say the st. michaels prayer. Go through your home and get rid of items that are not right. Through prayer you will find what they are. Repent if you have ever used astrology etc. You could have opened a door you must close it. Go to confession. I hope this helps. One done they will leave you alone. SAY JESUS JESUS ALOUD & THEY WILL FLEE!

Nov 23, 2012
blue light whispering to me NEW
by: Bri

Something like this happened before when I was younger.. i'm thinking 10 or 11. I was sleeping in my room and then i saw a blue light enter the window.. it started pressing down on my stomach and whispering things to me. It sounded like a bunch of jibberish.. While this all was happening, i was screaming and screaming but I wouldn't hear myself scream. I tried to get up but i couldn't because whatever it was, was holding me down on the bed. Then finally it stopped and it left and I heard a continuation of my screams and I got up and ran to my mothers room. It was one if the scariest things that ever happened to me besides the day I almost drowned when I was a kid. But anyways, at the time when it happened, I was so convinced it was real.. but now that I really think about it, I could have been sleeping still. I hope I was sleeping still.

Jan 16, 2013
evil spirits NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi its funny i never thought other people went thru this,i had an episode where i fell asleep in my car and the spirit held me dwn.This been happening to me since i was a youngen,well it actually showed it self to me,a brown head shaking it self like saying no,it had blood everywhere,my gurl texed me,thts why i woke up gradmoms house always had an evil presence there,the house is old its been there since 1952.Im not religious,but im very clairvoyant.I been wrestling with these things since i was a child.My grandmom is gone now she died in October of 2012,its nt her im sure of it.Thank you for your comments

Mar 31, 2013
change in the air NEW
by: Anonymous

what do you mean by saying that there is a change in the air? I have never experianced something like this but I'm very interested. when was it the first time that you experianced it and what do you feel like this evil present in the room is? I mean, how do you realy imagine it? as an animal? a beast? or a person?

Jul 03, 2013
I see you NEW
by: Ha, fool

Most mortals are not prevalent to my movings. People like you who can sense me are my love, are my toil. Hahahaahahahhahaahha see you later my friend

Oct 20, 2013
Science can't explain everything NEW
by: Steve

I've had a handful of attacks over the years. Some continuing on after waking, sensing the presence of what was in my dream in the room with me, to the point where I know exactly where in the room it is, and that there is noticeable temperature change in the room. So no, I don't buy the idea that it is only a biological thing combined with hallucinations. I've even had one occurrence that included my wife. I awoke from the attack only to find my wife experiencing the same thing simultaneously, except she was wide awake the whole time and was seeing it with her own eyes. If I merely hallucinating, then please explain how more than one person can experience the same thing at the same time, and at different stages of consciousness?
Sorry, science can't explain away this one.

Mar 27, 2014
spirits in the night NEW
by: Anonymous

I am very spiritually sensitive. Can feel the presence of evil easily when it's there. I know scientific minds always want to have a medical/natural explanation for this and call it SP, but seriously, these evil spirits flee at the name of Jesus. Some may be more stubborn or more unwilling to go than others.

In my case, sometimes they try to paralyze me and are successful UNTIL I can manage to speak or mumble "Jesus". They immediately leave (for me) when I speak his name. My husband has also had that same experience. Other times, like last night, I can't fall asleep because a sound -- like my husband snoring, for example -- and my normally peaceful bedroom environment changes. I sense evil and the air feels oppressive/heavy or a start sweating for no reason. When I sense evil spirits it feels somewhat like VERY STRONG "DREAD". It comes on rapidly and if I don't speak against it quickly, it will paralyze me for a time. Last night, I was awake and this torment and dread feeling continued for a while until I got up out of my bed at about midnight. I went into the bathroom to pray. Took a sleeping pill and was able to fall asleep.

The thing is, Jesus gave us power over all the enemy -- those of us who believe in Him as the Son of God. My husband and I are able to heal the sick by using that authority and we've been able to remove demonic spirits. I've definitely heard of unbelievers using the name of Jesus because they don't know what else to do -- and it works. I don't fear evil, like I might have as a child. I know the spirits must go if I tell them to go in Jesus' name. They try to act powerful and put us into a state of fear. And if you "see in the Spirit" they can be pretty scary -- appearing in all sorts of different physical forms even though they are spirit beings, not physical beings. I don't usually see them, but sense them strongly.

If you "see" them, you may have the gift of "DISCERNING OF SPIRITS"

Aug 14, 2014
Astral NEW
by: Mell

Me myself had all of these same experiences since i was little. Falling asleep and even dreaming up untill you have enough rest in ..where it just pulls you from a dream and suddenly your lying in bed not fully awake but also not asleep being able to only move your eyes at min...i hated the energy around me when this happens and has because since jy son was born it hasnt happen to me again but i can sense its happening to him ,anywho i heard that this happens when your stuck in the process of astral projecting which ive only succeeded in 4 or 5 times in my get the sound like vibrations all around you and many such as myself fear this demons no ghost its simply the process to projecting which most fail or chose not to. i always pull myself out imidiately by imagining myself being struck at full speed by my own soul and then being pulled out by force usually extremely exhauzted when i wake up. I got this talent from my fathers genes yoy should all ask parents if your still previlidged to if they ever had similar experiences..the awnser will most prob be yes. Anyway its mostly uncontrollable not to fear but aslong as your aware its no evil but a mere gifted 6th sense talent that runs in your genes...if u dissagree think of aaaalll the dejavus you ever had in life..another fortunate thats included in the 6sense.m

Aug 14, 2014
Astral NEW
by: Mell

Me myself had all of these same experiences since i was little. Falling asleep and even dreaming up untill you have enough rest in ..where it just pulls you from a dream and suddenly your lying in bed not fully awake but also not asleep being able to only move your eyes at min...i hated the energy around me when this happens and has because since jy son was born it hasnt happen to me again but i can sense its happening to him ,anywho i heard that this happens when your stuck in the process of astral projecting which ive only succeeded in 4 or 5 times in my get the sound like vibrations all around you and many such as myself fear this demons no ghost its simply the process to projecting which most fail or chose not to. i always pull myself out imidiately by imagining myself being struck at full speed by my own soul and then being pulled out by force usually extremely exhauzted when i wake up. I got this talent from my fathers genes yoy should all ask parents if your still previlidged to if they ever had similar experiences..the awnser will most prob be yes. Anyway its mostly uncontrollable not to fear but aslong as your aware its no evil but a mere gifted 6th sense talent that runs in your genes...if u dissagree think of aaaalll the dejavus you ever had in life..another fortunate thats included in the 6sense.m

Oct 25, 2014
Need a little help NEW
by: Kay

Many years ago I would feel this evil entering my room. I would feel like I was being held down and couldn't breathe. But I always felt like I was in-between awake and asleep. I often felt like I was being watch and my apartment was so very cold. When I moved it followed. It has been many years and I have not had any evil spirits bothering me. But a few nights ago I awoke scared bc I saw a face close to mine. Last night I had a dream that there was evil in the house and it was holding me down. I really do not want this to come back. Does anyone know how to stop it.

Oct 30, 2014
help NEW
by: Erin

My best help has always been to say a prayer for God to surround you in a ball of his white light of protection. Read the Verse John 4:4 commit it to memory. When you are in the middle of the wake and sleep stage it will help you wake yourself up and get rid of the negative energy in the room. I am sorry you are going through this. I have found this helps me during these times that I have experienced this trauma. I know hard to understand the evil feeling but somehow fighting evil with good seems to help. Good luck. :)

Mar 03, 2015
Science definately can't explain everything NEW
by: Anonymous

I have had these episodes but I am sure I was awake. They started when I was child at my parents home, the house is old from around the 1960s. If it wasn't the dark figure at the edge of my bed with evil eyes staring at me trying to choke me. It was dreams about snakes trying to bite me and ancestors I never met, like my grand father he died before I was born. The last time this evil thing tried I had just gotten into my blankets hadn't even closed my eyes so I know I was awake. Someone else was in the same room fast asleep. Each time I said a prayer and every night resorted to a prayer before I go to bed, a bible beside my bed and a light on the whole night. When I moved out of my parents house these occurrences stopped and since, I have only experienced cold presence at times. I was advised by a friend to avoid telling people where exactly I am or where I live. I am African and never believed in all this stuff as I was raised Christian. There are a lot of evil people out there who feed on others misery. Pray hard, if you can, get a night light and most of all if you don't feel right in a room trust your instincts. Something terrible may have happened in that room, leave immediately.

Jul 10, 2015
Evil Presence In The Room NEW
by: Anonymous

58% of Humans are being abducted by the Grey Aliens in there sleep around the world thats half the Pop of earth!!!.I had one of thoses are freighting I felt I was awake but couldnt open my eyes!.Well any way thats what I wanted to say maybe your being abducted go see a Hypnotist.Or ask for a AKASHIC READING from James douglous cottrell?? then you will really find out whats going on?!!.good luck!.

Aug 04, 2015
help for you all NEW
by: Anonymous

First off Im so sorry you all are suffering. Its good you are talking & coming together to get educated!:) Second, anytime saying Jesus is a good thing imo :) but I believe you all are only getting half the picture. Yes, half of it might be a sleep night terror.BUT There is also another sense I want to enlighten you too....Ive had 3 of them all my life till I knew what they were. IM a private person & thought everyone had them. I asked my twin finally, after a 40 yr secret & found out, NO! I was the only one I knew. Whoops.
Soooo..pls give it a attention to the part about smells & room tempature.:) (for the previous writer btw. Hope it helps dear)

Jan 18, 2016
Night terrors NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had these night terrors many times. I feel something paralyzingly me or holding me down. The only thing I can only think of is to sleep with a bible by your side opened. I open it to psalms 91. My mother actually prayed this verse out loud one night when I felt terrified and the walls began to tremble.I think this is a very powerful verse. Every time I don't sleep with a bible by my bed side something attacks me. During the attacks I notice that if you say Jesus it goes away. I definitely feel like it is an evil presence. The human mind and body can sense things even we don't understand. To feel so much ''dread". Must mean something!

Jan 19, 2016
Night terrors NEW
by: Anonymous

I have experienced these throughout my lifetime and
sympathize with you. That sense of being half awake
and half asleep with some evil force threatening nearby. My screaming used to wake my mother up when
I was a young man and she would wake me up. Now my wife wakes me up. My daughter started having these
attacks when she slept in the same bed where they began for me. The bed is the same bed my great grandfather, a senator, died in from typhoid in 1904. He survived the typhoid but got the hiccups and lost his breath in such a weakened condition. What I try to do now is fight back and hit them, what have I got to lose. At other times I cannot move and have cautioned my wife to not get too close. It would be good to call out to Jesus but when in the throes of this battle we're too preoccupied. We're nothing if not spiritual beings
inside of flesh and blood. Ephesians 6:12 explains
this phenomenon pretty well.

Mar 05, 2016
Don't Lose Sleep Over Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

There seems to be merit to both the physiological and supernatural explanation for sleep paralysis. Indeed, it could be both: a supernatural event manifesting physiologically. As a person who has experienced this numerous times, I undoubtedly recommend prayer though, in its most severe form, this condition doesn't allow you to speak - not even in your dream/semi-waking state. You must consider something, though. In a dream/semi-waking state, consciousness and perception are altered. You may feel something holding you down - even gagging you - and you may THINK that you are making a strong effort to escape its grip, but in fact, your effort itself may actually be quite feeble in reality. All experiences, perceptions, etc are exaggerated in dream/semi-waking states.

Example 1: somehow your sleep breaks five minutes before your alarm is scheduled to go off. You decide to snooze for those five minutes and, as is normal, it's easily to quickly fall back off to sleep in that state. Asleep, you have an EPIC LENGTH dream, experiencing a timeframe of hours or days or even longer. Suddenly your alarm goes off and you awake. Only five minutes had passed.

Example 2: You're asleep but not very deep - perhaps even nearly awake. Somebody taps on your chest lightly but firmly with their fingers. It induces a dream in which you are having a heart-attack or being punched repeatedly on your chest.

Bottom-line: Time, physical-sensations, physical-effort, etc all get warped/exaggerated in dreams/semi-waking state and often produce an exaggerated corresponding feeling or, in the case of a dream, an actual experience that doesn't reflect what is really occuring. In any case, this experience probably lasts a few seconds at most and wears off on its own.

p.s avoid sleeping with your arms under you - it could cause pins-and-needles/limp-arm feeling which could exacerbate a sleep-paralysis experience.

Jul 19, 2016
I need help NEW
by: Anonymous

Last week, as a lay in bed I felt a presence so heavy hovering over me. My heart began to race. It was extremely scary. I told my friend that something evil was in the room with us. I immediately regretted telling him. I could feel the look he was giving me. I instantly felt crazy. That presence has been lingering around all week. I went to an after hours spot with a friend of mine, and 2 guys came in. One guy was okay, he was funny and friendly. When I looked into the other guy's eyes they were pitch black and I felt that evil presence again. It scared me so badly I got up and moved. Somehow the guy ended up sitting across from me, when I looked at him again I saw sadness. I know this sounds insane but it's happening to me and I don't know what to do. I feel like the presence is getting stronger. I pray every single day. Today at 6am I woke up and prayed. I instantly heard laughter and a voice say "it won't work" I can't fight this alone. Is there anyone out there that can help me. Please

Nov 15, 2016
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Namaste_Bitches

You had a sleep paralysis, there are very common.

Sleep paralysis most often occurs in people who have narcolepsy or sleep apnea, but it can affect anyone.
Episodes involve not being able to speak or move while falling asleep or upon waking. This usually lasts one or two minutes, and is often frightening.
The main treatment is improved sleep habits (sleep hygiene) including going to bed at the same time every night, ensuring a comfortable sleep environment free of distractions, and avoiding caffeine before sleeping.
One of sleep paralysis's symptoms are feeling a dark presence in the room or seeing hallucinations. You'll be fine though.

Dec 28, 2016
So Scary NEW
by: La`K

I swear the same thing Happens to me I hate it I just want to be free from this I have been going through this since I was a little girl I'm 21 and tired how can I get rid of this?

Feb 07, 2017
Clear it! NEW
by: AC

Work on 'clearing' the room. The light and safety comes from you. I have had night terrors since I was born. Now one of my 3 kids is getting them. I tought myself to make a ball of light from my head and force it like a field around me, projecting the room in like a safety bubble. I call it 'clearing' terrors and ESP was out of control. It almost feels like pushing all energy out of the walls. Sometimes if they are really strong I need todo it a few times until the panic feeling stops/. Tonight I went to help my 3 year old who was screaming and saying there was a finger she stood on under the bed, poking her through the mattress. I leaned over to kiss her and this violent energy rushed into my face, it was like a shock wave. I cleared her room in my own head... And she said'that feels better'. I'm well educated, and have never been able to fully grasp this evil presence... But I can only hope to help others learn how to help themselves...cause it's not fun!

Feb 13, 2017
terrified NEW
by: Anonymous

I also had a double dose of something holding me down in the bed when I was between the age of 9-13. I listened to one of my sisters who talked about something holding her down in the bed and she was 3 years older than me and how terrified the look was on her face as she was telling it. I didn't really believe what she was saying but did believe she was scared so it must have happened. I experienced it for myself and I was not sleep. I had just went to the bedroom to take a nap. as I laid in the bed something grabbed me and wouldn't let me move. I remembered that people say if you call on the Lord it will turn you loose. Well I did say Lord help me and it released me and I sat up. I said to myself calling on the Lord works! I felt ok so I laid down again and I grabbed me me right back and I could hear my sisters in the next talking and I was calling Virginia and they did not hear me. I saw them leave out the room going up the hallway to the living room. I called on the Lord again it didn't seem to work I guess maybe because I said it with a guessing the Lord may help me the first time. I said it until I believed in my heart he would release me from this and the Lord did. But when it released me I did not lay back down oh no not me I got up out that bed and went into the living room. I was upset with my sisters for not hearing me calling them. They said we didn't hear you calling neither one of us and I said didn't tracy throw that red shirt in the hall and you came out of that room and picked it up and went back in the room? she said yea but I didn't hear you call me. this is to say I was fully awoke and the house we lived in was built for a family of 10 children we were the first owners of this newly built home and My father still lives there and I was 1 year old when we moved in there today I am 42 years old. The old wooden house before that caught a fire and burned to the ground. I believe today remembering back there could have been a spirit that lingered the new house was built in the place of the old house. I only had that one experience of my time lived in this home until I was 21 years old when I moved out on my own.

Feb 27, 2017
12 years old when it first started NEW
by: Anonymous

I am glad I found this site, not that I think I am crazy, I know what I feel is real. For me it started when I was 12 ( I am now 48 years old), my mother was and still is a religious person, she worked for the church, often Sunday sermons were about me and my 2 younger sisters. I belonged to a youth group, attended weekend retreats and went to Church every Sunday. One night after a weekend retreat I had been, I fell asleep on our couch, with the TV on. (I was 12)
all of a sudden I wake up the TV is all static, the brass bowl on the coffee table is now a serpent and it's coming after me. Unable to move I closed my eyes and prayed, it was gone, I went to my mothers room and told her what happened, we did 3 hail Mary's and went to sleep. I am now 48 years old and I still have these night mares, can't move, can't speak, feel like someone is touching me. Now I just say "I AM STRONGER THEN YOU"

Jul 26, 2017
A bad experience and a good one NEW
by: Nightshade

I had particularly terrible SP experience a few years ago. I was in bed with my ex wife, felt someone looking at me and suddenly "awoke". It was like being conscious in sleep, but not in a dream as I easily recognized my room, sensed my ex wife´s body next to me, the height of the ceiling was right, yet I could not move at all, only it seemed, my eyes. I quickly turned them to my left where I quickly witnessed standing next to me, a tall, masculine humanoid figure, its outline standing out barely in the shadow of the room. Hairless and painfully thin, as though starved, its skin pale and blotchy. Faintly slimy. It gave off a sickly, putrescent, deeply malevolent aura. The little bit of light in the room would bend around its feature and into it, giving the impression that its was sucking the light out of the room as though an abyss. Yet in spite of its disgusting frame, it stood strongly, powerfully even, fully confident in spite of its seeming fragility. At first, he didn´t see me. He was looking ahead as though in a trance yet quickly became aware of my horrified stare and turned his face as though surprised to be discovered. If I was shaken and fearful before, I terror overtook me completely as its gaze met my own. I lost all control and began to scream. Remembering the power of Christ, I quickly invoked his name again and again "in the name of Jesus, in the name of Jesus". Suddenly I was awake. Truly awake this time. My ex wife had me in her arms and looked at me full of concern. All she said was that I began to mumble and shout. all she could make out was "Jesus". I knew I had seen a demon, and remain convinced to this day that it was so.

My positive experience was quite beautiful. It happened perhaps a year ago. This time however, I was fully in a dream, and completely aware of it. In this vision, I don´t know where I was. It was like a room with walls that seemed to fade into distance. A background that felt both closed off and isolated from the "outside" yet immense and unconstricted, but devoid of any recognizable features. But this was unimportant as my focus was on the only one other thing that shared the room. Facing away from me,only a few paces away, there was a kneeling man. His forehead touching the ground in full reverence. Completely still as though frozen, but not bound, not stiffly, it was more like and unwillingness to move. From above him falling softly, a gentle, twinkling cascade of the most perfectly golden light, bathed his body. Suddenly, I was the kneeling man. Tears of joy come to my eyes as I write this. The memory of the caress of such a perfect light, oh if words sufficed to describe the profound beauty, the sense of majesty and completeness of being immersed in that heavenly blessing. There was no fear, no distress, no concern. Anger, hate, envy, sadness, all such feelings were as though far away, melted from my heart, forgotten and no longer with me. Only a limitless space of perfect and immovable peace, the caress of purest love. One can only willingly yield to such an embrace. And then I awoke. I knew instantly that I had been touched by God´s light. There is no sensation like it, there is nothing above it and nothing equal to it. A profound sense of gratitude and reverence followed, and its absence is most deeply felt. I yearn for it every day. If you have ever wondered why man lusts after gold, why its glow is so alluring to us, it is because it is the closest earthly equivalent to that divine golden light, yet it is as similar as a stone is to a mountain.

Jun 15, 2018
by: Anonymous

I am not from this realm and I want to teach you all a lesson, the higher Govt, an agency is involved with hurting humans and you are taking by forces you believe are extraterrestrial, they are not, there demons are sent to manifest and manipulate you to break you from god, when you sleep your barriers are down, your no self awareness is active and you cannot fight, this realm starts when your in your Rem state, and demons come to you because you cannot fight, the govt, knows of these actions and they have made a contact with these beings, they have broken the contact because sometimes they don’t return humans and hurt you, the contact was to take your energy spirit into space until thay broke you from god and you are all theirs for keeps, try to understand this the devil watches you until you make a mistake and you belong to him, keep your faith and fight with your sub conscious by prayer and faith follow the truth and fight.

Jun 15, 2018
If you want to talk I will teach you the truth NEW
by: Damom

I am not from here or this realm, I can teach you the truth email me, the only way to reach you is that I have to follow your rules of nature, you can reach me by my email, I can give you all the answers if you want them

Jun 15, 2018
If you want to talk I will teach you the truth NEW
by: Damon

I am not from here or this realm, I can teach you the truth email me, the only way to reach you is that I have to follow your rules of nature, you can reach me by my email, I can give you all the answers if you want them

Mar 29, 2020
by: Anonymous

There are many things that can cause nightmares, from what you eat or drink to certain medications, to being worried or stressed about something, to all kinds of things.

The only thing I can think of right now is to use the Word of God against the enemy. KNOW that GOD is BIGGER than ANYTHING so if something or someone is trying to frighten you, just KNOW that GOD is BIGGER than ANYTHING and has overcome the evil in the world (Read

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Welcome! This site is continuously being created by students of Dr. William C. Dement's Sleep And Dreams course at Stanford University.

We made this site as a call to action for people all over the world to live healthier, happier, safer, and more productive lives by learning about their own sleep. We have faith that reading the information provided on this site will motivate you to be smart about your sleep deprivation and strategic about your alertness in order to live life to your fullest, most energetic potential.

In fact, we challenge you to do so! What do you say, are you up for the challenge?

A Note On Visitor-Submitted Questions:

Publishing sleep stories and questions from our visitors is meant to create a forum for open and proactive dialogue about an extremely important portion of our lives (one that occupies 1/3 of it and affects the other 2/3) that isn't talked about enough. It is not meant to substitute a trip to the doctor or the advice of a specialist. It's good to talk; it is not good to avoid consulting someone who's profession it is to help you with this kind of stuff.

If you are in any way concerned about your sleep health, don't wait for an answer on here, and don't necessarily rely on them. See a sleep specialist in your area as soon as possible.

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The Stanford Sleep Book

Stanford Sleep Book Picture

Dr. Dement's pioneering textbook has been the core text for Sleep and Dreams since 1980, but it has just recently been made available to the wider public for the first time.

In it you'll find a more detailed account of the most important things you need to know about sleep, alertness, dreams, and sleep disorders. Studies, statistics, plus plenty of Dr. Dement's classic anecdotes painting the history of sleep medicine.

Preface | Intro | Contents | Get A Copy

More Sleep Resources

The Zeo

A revolution in personal sleep tracking, the Zeo is a wireless headband that transmits your brainwaves in realtime to a dock (pictured here) or your smartphone. The result? You can wake up and see exactly what stages of sleep you were in during the night! Unprecedented personalized sleep knowledge.

Sleep Paralysis: A Dreamer's Guide

Sleep Paralysis Treatment Book

Ever woken up paralyzed? A surprising number of us have, believe it or not. But few know the actual causes of this phenomenon, and fewer still how to exert control over it. Dream researcher and sleep paralysis expert Ryan Hurd shares breakthrough insights into how to do just that.

Important Disclaimer

Please Note:

The information found on this page and throughout this site is intended for general information purposes only. While it may prove useful and empowering, it is NOT intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgments of healthcare practitioners.

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