5 people explain what it actually feels like to die

As someone who experienced a near-death event, I can describe it as a profound sense of detachment from my physical body. It felt like I was floating above myself, observing everything from a distance. 

Sarah, Near-Death Survivor

In my years working with terminally ill patients, I've witnessed many individuals nearing the end of life. 

James, Hospice Care Provider

From a spiritual perspective, death is viewed as a transition rather than an endpoint. It's like stepping through a doorway into another realm of existence.

Emily, Spiritual Practitioner

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David, Emergency Medical Technician

As someone who supports individuals coping with loss, I've heard many descriptions of what it feels like to die from those who have witnessed the passing of loved ones. 

Rebecca, Grief Counselor