How many of you have at one time or another woken up unable to speak or move in the middle of the night? If you have, we would like to inform you that you are not alone.
The standard definition for this phenomenon is called sleep paralysis. And although it’s certainly a strange phenomena is actually not uncommon. Those who experience it suggest, “..it lasts a few seconds, several moments at most, or occasionally longer and usually occurs right before you are about to fall asleep or wake up.”