Wanting to know how to astral travel but you are struggling to finally let go and experience the wonderful joys of astral projection? Astral projection is not difficult, in fact it is a completely natural process that requires less thought than most give it. If you are looking to finally learn how to astral travel, this article will help you achieve your first out of body experience.

One of the most important things to remember when you are learning how to astral travel is that your conscious mind is usually what is holding you back. Although allowing your astral body to leave your physical one takes practice, most will hinder their attempts by simply thinking too much.

Astral travel to most seems out of this world, surreal and somewhat strange but this is what is holding most people back. If you have any skepticism or fear you are almost completely ruining your chance to learn how to astral travel properly.

First things first. Silencing your mind is the most critical component. This is where practice makes perfect but using some relaxation techniques such as those for self hypnosis and mediation can help greatly.

Tell yourself that you want to experience the wonderful joys of astral projection and astral travel. Believe it, feel it and let it take over your mind.

Lay down in a quiet space, completely silent, rest your arms to the side of your body and do not cover yourself in heavy blankets. Feel the air around you and begin to let go.

Take deep breaths and focus and the sound of your breathing. Keep a nice steady pace. Tell your body to let go, start with your feet and let the relaxation spread across your body.

The deeper you get into relaxation the more sensations you will experience, you will feel tingling sensations as your body enters deeper into relaxation.

Embrace this wonderful sensation and allow it to continue. If you have thoughts suddenly pop into your conscious mind simply brush them aside and concentrate of your breathing.

Once you are completely relaxed you may experience some pre astral projection symptoms such as rapid heart rate and vibrations. Allow the vibrations to engulf your body, you are getting close.

Do not get too excited once the vibrations start getting strong by thinking about them, you need to let them settle first.

If your are experiencing these strong vibrations you are very close. One of the easiest methods for astral projection beginners is to imagine a rope coming down from the ceiling. Create this rope with your mind and imagination.

Visualise yourself climbing the rope with your astral body and not your physical body. Focus on the feeling and the image of climbing up this rope, leave your physical body behind and begin your astral travel.