An out of body experience is believed to be a separation of a person's consciousness from their body.
These stories also suggest that many apparition sightings of people who are still alive could potentially be a result of that person having some form of out of body experience.
July 10, 2005: A young woman catches her boyfriend with an ex-girlfriend during an out of body experience.
In other words, a living human who is having an out of body experience or astral projection may appear to someone else as a ghost.
There's no question that the out of body experience is real for the person having it.
Since the phenomenon of the out of body experience is so poorly understood by scientists, there is a very wide range of beliefs concerning what causes the experience.
If you are interested in having an out of body experience yet you aren't sure where to begin, out of body travel classes are an excellent place to start.
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