Grounding, also known as earthing, is good for your health. Grounding means connecting to the Earth, and it is one that spans numerous different cultures, traditions, and spiritual practices and roundines. There is more to grounding than just going outside and touching the ground. Serious experts in utilizing the forces on earth to channel healing power and strength understand electromagnetic resonance, the electromagnetic field, and how to tap into the basic earth forces to heal and promote healthy living.
Not everyone is so into intense study of earth forces but the average person can do several earth friendly and relaxing activities that my help lower blood pressure, reduce triglyceride numbers, and raise endorphins. These suggestions are inspired by Adam Lanka, contributor to Waking Times.
Go outside. A first step to becoming grounded is getting to where the ground is. That is outside. Life is outside and that is where the earth forces exist. Many people spend almost all their time indoors. To become one with the earth, one must be outside on the earth.
Walk barefoot in nature. The human species has thrived for thousands of years barefoot. This doesn’t mean walking barefoot across hot coals, but direct skin contact to the earth through the soles of the feet completes a direct pathway through which earth forces can course upward through the body. Upward forces cleanse and release toxins and drae positive energy into the body.
Hug a tree. Trees are some of the oldest living creations. They have deep roots that can tap into earth forces. They rise hundreds of feet vertically, channeling earth forces up and out. Hugging a tree connects a person to an ancient organism that can help balance energy flow.
Grounding technology replenishes the body’s negative ions. Grounding electrodes help increase the electro-negativity of the human organism, making the internal environment more alkaline, which is widely recognized as critical to a healthy immune system. Earthing.com is one source of grounding products.
Use visualization. Humans can regulate energy through changing emotions. We all have different moods depending on circumstances. Visualization can be done anywhere and at any time. It is an educational and memory technique that can calm, excite, promote goals, relax, energize and relieve stress.
One visualization technique is a grounding chord. One reaches down into the earth’s core and pulls up a pulsing chord of energy. The chord can hook to one’s chakra, connecting the earth’s energy flow to the body.
Tree meditation allows one to become a tree. Visualize feet coming roots, growing into the earth’s energy field. The roots grow and entwine the legs, and torso. Arms become branches with leaves that seek and thrive in the sun.
Mountain meditation is the awareness of the body becoming like stone- the foundation and strength of earth. The stability of the bedrock brings anchoring and peace to the soul. The mountain rises to the sky, crowing in the heavens where the earth and sky mingle.
Grounding techniques can be achieved through individual study or when led by a qualified healer.