What Would You Do If You Found Yourself Smack in the Middle of a Paranormal Even
- I often ask that question to the people around me. I often write
about what others did once they found themselves smack in the middle
of a paranormal experience. I try to bring this subject to light as I
think the future will roll forth with many paranormal happenings for
more and more people.
I can only offer advice by way of personal experience and the reports
of those I have talked with who had paranormal events they had to
The first common thread I found in my own life and in others, when
faced with an experience you do not understand is fear. The first
thing you must do is not fall to pieces. I know that I have felt fear
so deep and terrifying I thought I would pass out cold. However, at
the same time knew, if I did not keep my senses about me, I may not
live to tell about it.
I think the main thing we need to understand is that a paranormal
event will most likely cause you to find yourself in a state of fear
so over powering you will feel as though you are going into shock.
The most important response to this normal first reaction of total
fear would be to somehow dig deep within your being so you can hold
yourself together to get past this initial overwhelming fear.
The second reaction after finding your legs are still under your body
is to either run away from (or) to walk towards whatever event is
before you. This is what I refer to as the do or die moment. I have
listened to many reports of people who have done both things. There
are those who ran away and others who walked towards whatever
experience were before them. UFOs are a common paranormal
experience. I have personal knowledge in this area as well as
reports from others concerning the reactions when experiencing a
sighting. I found that those who removed themselves from a close
physical encounter handled the sighting and experience better than
those who did the opposite and closed in for a better look. Those who
made their way to other people, took cover, and placed distance
between them and the unknown had stronger recall, less harm to their
person and a more secure confidence in what they had experienced.
Those who became too close, on the other hand, often were forced to
deal with more than they were prepared for.
My opinion is that if you find yourself in a situation where you are
viewing a paranormal event the best way to deal with the experience
is to protect yourself first and foremost. The best thing to do, if
possible, would be to quickly find other people. This would help
assure your safety and add witness's to the event before you. Along
with this reaction I would at once distance yourself so you are not
easily accessible to being harmed, taken or worse. I do not think it
wise to assume that the event before you is harmless or is friendly.
I think being cautious and at a safe distance with other people
around you a must. Remember the unknown is just that.
Know that light is always a friend and turn on, flash or run to what
ever lights you are near or can find. If an experience occurs at
night or in a dark area search for lights. Seeing clearly what you're
dealing with is a must. Light also distracts and retreats things that
are lurking in areas that are not fully visible. Of course broad
daylight experiences happen every day. That is a time to find safety
in numbers or escape to a protected area.
Lastly, try to control your fear through out your experience. It may
mean a life of death decision on your part. Try to record as much as
you can to memory of what you are seeing or dealing with and never
give way to panic. These are the moments in life you need to find
your best and rely on your instinct to survive.
I think most who witness a paranormal event do so with out harm or
negative aftermath of any type. I just feel as more people experience
more things considered paranormal or unknown that basic guidelines in
the back of ones mind is a good thing to have.
I wish you all wonderful adventures, and interesting experiences. I
also wish for you to be as prepared as you can be for what ever may
come along your next journey.
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