, What better subject for me to write about ? I know me better than anyone. I'm an absolute authority on me. There isn't a single thing I don't know about me. My foilbles, mistakes and the good bits too. I've been with me for quite a while now and I'm just beginning to learn me's idiocyncracies and peculiar little habits. Over the years I have occasionally fallen out with me, but we now have a truce going on Me is female. Me has worked on a newspaper. Ran a company until I sold it last year Me has lateral thinking. Me enjoyed H2G2 and similar. Me likes a good laugh! Well that's enough about Me Comfortably in accounting , living in London. sorry that last bit was a lie, but it sounds so ...efficient! This Helps . A human brain

I Am What I Am

If anyone comes to visit my pages, after a conversation it's only fair that I let you know the following information! I have had a Near Death Experience and thus my psychologial make up is as follows. You might want to leave now while you can!smiley - runA surreal Dali-esque picture including a face, a melting clock and a man in a suit.

Major Characteristics of Psychological Changes In People Who Have Had Near Death Experiences

Loss of the fear of death, more spiritual and less religious, easily engage in abstract thinking, more philosophical, smiley - zencan go through various bouts with depression,smiley - sadface more generous and charitable than before, form expansive concepts of love while at the same time challenged to initiate and maintain satisfying relationships, "inner child" or unresolved issues from childhood tend to surface, less competitive, convinced of a life purpose, rejection of previous limitations in life and "normal" role-playing, heightened sensations of taste-touch-texture-smell, smiley - roseincreased intuitive/psychic abilities plus the ability to know or "re-live" the future, charismatic, a child-like sense of wonder and joy, less stressed, more detached and objective, can continue to dissociate or "separate" from the body, easily absorbed ("merge into" whatever is focused on), hunger for knowledge and learning, highly curious. ·

Near-death experiencers come to love smiley - loveand accept others without the usual attachments and conditions society expects. They perceive themselves as equally and fully loving of each and all, openly generous, excited about the potential and wonder of each person they see. Their desire is to be a conduit of universal love. Confused family members tend to regard this sudden switch in behavior as oddly threatening, as if their loved one had become aloof, unresponsive, even uncaring and unloving. Some mistake this "unconditional" way of expressing joy and affection (heart-centered rather than person-centered) as flirtatious disloyalty. Divorce can result.


One of the reasons life seems so different afterward is because the experiencer now has a basis of comparison unknown before. Familiar codes of conduct can lose relevance or disappear altogether as new interests take priority. Such a shift in reference points can lead to a childlike naivete.smiley - clown With the fading of previous norms and standards, basic caution and discernment can also fade. It is not unusual to hear of near-death experiencers being cheated, lied to, or involved in unpleasant mishaps and accidents.smiley - bruised Once they are able to begin integrating what happened to them, discernment usually returns.

Most experiencers develop a sense of timelessness. They tend to "flow" with the natural shift of light and dark, and display a more heightened awareness of the present moment and the importance of being "in the now." Making future preparations can seem irrelevant to them. This behavior is often labeled "spaciness" by others, smiley - weirdwho do their best to ignore the change in perception, although seldom do they ignore the shift in speech. That's because many experiencers refer to their episode as if it were a type of "divider" separating their "former" life from the present one.

There's no denying that experiencers become quite intuitive afterward. Psychic displays can be commonplace, such as: out-of-body episodes, manifestation of "beings" smiley - martiansmilemet in near-death state,smiley - ghost "remembering" the future, finishing another's sentence, "hearing" plants and animals "speak."smiley - dogsmiley - catsmiley - ponysmiley - bunnyThis behavior is not only worrisome to relatives and friends,smiley - yikes it can become frightening to them. A person's religious beliefs do not alter or prevent this amplification of faculties and stimuli. Yet, experiencers willing to learn how to control and refine these abilities, consider them beneficial.

Life paradoxes begin to take on a sense of purpose and meaning, as forgiveness tends to replace former needs to criticize and condemn. Hard driving achievers and materialists can transform into easy-going philosophers; but, by the same token, those more relaxed or uncommitted before can become energetic "movers and shakers," determined to make a difference in the world. Personality reversals seem to depend more on what's "needed" to round out the individual's inner growth than on any uniform outcome. Although initially bewildered, families can be so impressed by what they witness that they, too, change-making the experience a "shared event."

The average near-death experiencer comes to regard him or herself as "an immortal soul currently resident within a material form so lessons can be learned while sojourning in the earthplane." They now know they are not their body; many go on to embrace the theory of reincarnation. smiley - zenEventually, the present life, the present body, becomes important and special again.

What was once foreign becomes familiar, what was once familiar becomes foreign. Although the world is the same, the experiencer isn't. Hence, they tend to experiment with novel ways to communicate, even using abstract and grandiose terms to express themselves.smiley - magic With patience and effort on everyone's part, communication can improve and life can resume some degree of routine. But, the experiencer seems ever to respond to a "tune" no one else can hearsmiley - planet (this can continue lifelong).

Sensitivity to light and sound can be a serious issue and may necessitate some lifestyle changes. While most experiencers learn to limit sunshine exposure, others can't get enough. Almost everyone, though, has similar difficulties with loud or discordant sounds. Many can no longer tolerate "hard" rock music. The vast majority prefer classical, melodic, and/or natural sounds, and become passionate about using music to heal. smiley - musicalnotesmiley - nurse

Energy surges up and down the body happen to many, and can be accompanied by "lights" in the air.smiley - discosmiley - discoResearchers usually regard this as the release of "kundalini" (a Sanskrit term meaning "coiled energy at the base of the spine"). Supposedly, kundalini energy and spiritual energy are one in the same, yet the theory behind this idea remains unproven.

Electrical sensitivity refers to a condition whereby the forcefield or energy around an individual affects nearby electrical equipment and technological devices. Usually sporadic in effect and impact, some experiencers have noticed: watches can stop, microphones "squeal," tape recorders quit, television channels change with no one at controls, light bulbs pop, telephone "drops off," computers suddenly lose memory,smiley - steam and so forth. Experiencers more at ease with their new traits report fewer of these incidents than those still in the process of making adjustments.

Physical differences, along with attitudinal changes, eventually lead experiencers to alter their approach to health and healing, employment, finances, lifestyle and relationship issues. Many say that it's almost as if they have to relearn how to use their own body and brain. Once adjustments are made, the majority come to live healthy, productive lives that are happier, more spiritually-oriented and energetic than before. To deny or repress the aftereffects seems to leave individuals feeling somehow "incomplete," and can foster unwanted "breakthroughs" years later.

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