Yet Another Night of Sleep Paralysis

Quite fitting that upon my arrival in North America, after five months of absence, my unfortunate condition of sleep paralysis returns. For those who have been lucky enough to stave off its misfortune, I shall explain it quite simply through my own experiences. Sleep paralysis is a condition which plagues those who have suffered recent bouts of insomnia, environmental change, or general-level stress. Imagine going to sleep, ever-slowly. Your body drifts off to the wonders of the dream world, sure to encounter worlds beyond thought and imagination. Your body relaxes. It remains locked in motionless, aided by REM atonia–which paralyzes the body […]