Irrespective of your level of meditation capability, you may be interested in discovering that certain brainwaves make out of body experiences more plausible, and there are meditations to transport your brain into this kind of state. This is a real technique to aid you! The brain, like anything else, vibrates at certain frequencies, which generate certain chemical processes. You could very well have heard of the alpha, theta, and delta waves as we experience nightly sleep. There are analaguous brain waves for every state, including the out of body experience
In this Intense conversation between Jiddu Krishnamurti and Dr. Allan W. Anderson, Krishnamurti dig into Psychology of pleasure and Fear in Pleasure, as J Krishnamurti puts it, " Pleasure and fear seem to be deeply rooted in us - these two principles of pleasure and fear. I don't think we can understand pleasure without understanding fear. Like punishment and reward. If there was no punishment at all nobody would talk about reward."
Is it Possible to Live with Total Lucidity? J. Krishnamurti & Dr. Huston Smith Claremont College, California (1968) Conversation between Krishnamurti and Prof. Huston Smith, at the time, a professor of religion at MIT Prof. Smith begins the conversation with the question 'Is it Possible to Live with Total Lucidity?