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Near death experiences

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Near death experiences

Recently I was watching a brilliant YouTube series called “I survived”. Amongst the tales of surviving natural disasters and other experiences, there were a few episodes on near death experiences. I have always found this subject fascinating.

Something that all the people involved reported was a sense of peace, happiness and love. A comforting thought. It is also amazing how the body can shut off the pain. I am unsure as to whether a near death experience is real or whether it is the brain’s way of protecting us during trauma. People experiencing near death experiences often report looking down on their bodies in a detached manner. I met a researcher of near death experiences last year who told me that they had put a message in many operating rooms (in the UK) at the top of a cupboard or somewhere near the ceiling. It would be very interesting if some one who reported a near death experience was able to confirm what was written on the note!

The jury’s still out but I remain open minded. I’d like to believe that there is life after death and that our lives here on earth are for some higher purpose. I am not particularly religious but I see myself as a spiritual person and tend to lean towards the idea that everyone has a soul that is separate from the physical form we take to interact in this world. Buddhism has a wonderful philosophy of being kind and giving and not being too hung up on material possessions. Money and possessions can easily take us off the track of a rewarding spiritual path.

Here is one of the YouTube videos for you:

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Mandy Kloppers
Author: Mandy Kloppers

Mandy is a qualified therapist who treats depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, trauma, and many other types of mental health issues. She provides online therapy around the world for those needing support and also provides relationship counselling.

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