I didnt post this in treatments/therapy cuz I dont want people trying this...
I don't know who's crazier, the group that claims being buried alive for 20 minutes will cure you of stress and depression, or the people lining up to try it.
This extreme form of therapy is being practiced in Russia
by Enlightenment Territory
. Willing participants pay $160.00
for the opportunity to literally take a dirt nap.
"The first thing you experience is panic. Once your face is covered with earth, you start tasting it and thinking, 'what the hell am I doing down here?' But once you calm down there's simply no other place like this,
" says one "death
As I watched this video, the one thing I didn't see was any proof that the people who run Enlightenment Territory, have any formal training as a doctor, or psychotherapist. Are they equipped to resuscitate a person if their heart stops while underground, breathing only through a garden hose?
I didn't see one defibrillator or oxygen tank anywhere around.
Maybe all of that is in the fine print of the contract you sign before allowing this to happen, if there is a contract.
"Panic conditions can be subconscious, uncontrollable. There are different ways to overcome them
," says ET Director Andrey Gorbov. "Working with mental images,rhythm, breathing. There is an array of means for a person to subdue their fear. We teach them that,
Gorbov also recommends you not try this at home because it could be dangerous, if the dirt is not distributed properly along the body.
The maximum burial time is 40 minutes, beyond that the mind struggles to cope with the lack of function. The maximum burial depth is one foot.
This all sounds entirely insane to me and I damn sure wouldn't try it, would you?