Now more than ever, it is crucial for individuals to find ways to bring harmony, peace and alignment to their mental and physical well-being in healthy, uplifting ways. Grounding is the perfect solution for those looking to improve clarity and focus while restoring energy and promoting alignment.
Grounding is not just a spiritual exercise, but also a highly practical one that can improve anyone’s ability to focus, be clear-headed and even get more done. When you’re grounded, you’ll feel more at peace with yourself, more patient with others, and balanced when tackling what the day throws your way.
Here are 5 quick and easy grounding tips:
Tip #1: Find your feet
Spend some time getting reacquainted with your posture. Grounded, safe postures start (not surprisingly) with the ground. Feel your feet on the ground and let the Earth come to you – then bring the Earth into you and fill yourself with that energy. Try walking barefoot on the ground – this helps reconnect you with mother nature and your connection to the earth.
Tip #2: Find your breath
Try a full-body breath. Focus on connecting your breath to your feet. Everyone has their own unique breathing pattern which can be expanded on. Learn to breathe deeper and focus that breath down into more parts of your body, including your feet. This helps remind us that we are more than the mind, and that we have support underneath us (literally and metaphorically) at all times.
Tip #3: Get moving
Think of the difference between a lake that is fed by a stream versus the one that sits stagnant. The lake fed with moving water remains clear and balanced whereas the lake that has no flow gets congested and murky. Take some time walking in nature, or even a few extra rounds around the kitchen island and keep the energy moving in your body.
Tip #4: Drink water
Nothing can live without water, including you. Water nourishes your cells and it also acts as a conductor for electricity in the body. Ensuring proper hydration can actually keep your mind thinking clearly and your body running optimally. Water helps you to regulate your temperature; keeps oxygen and nutrients moving through the body; and energetically speaking channels vitality throughout the tissues of the body!
Tip #5: Call a friend
There is nothing more grounding than a deep and enriching conversation with a good friend. Yes, we are all coming out of our COVID isolations a little shaky in the sphere of communication, and no better time than to pick up the phone and invite a friend for a walk outside (or a walk and talk, if they live somewhere else) and share heart to heart.
Source: Amelia Vogler, grounding expert and energy medicine specialist. Learn more @ www.ameliavogler.com