Sleep Paralysis

Last night was my most memorable sleep paralysis incident.
I woke up and couldn’t move. My eyes were not fully open. I felt like I was still half asleep.
To my left was a big man kind of like a homeless man with ten layers of clothing. My eyes adjusted slightly and the man turned back into the clothes I hung on the closet door.
Everything had a haze around it. It was like the room was getting ready to burn.
I tried to yell. Nothing came out, except a quiet yelp.
I was a little scared, but I also knew what was happening. In between attempts to yell I reassured myself this was just sleep paralysis.
Like waking up from a lucid dream, I tried snapping myself out of the dream state. After a few tries it worked and I was in control of my body again.

3 thoughts on “Sleep Paralysis

  1. Nice and short article. Sleep paralysis is natural and happened to everyone at least once in lifetime. It might have happened to you, that in night during your sleep and you wanted to stand or awake but you could not and also not speak that is what paralysis means!

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