Meditation and yoga weren't working to calm my frayed nerves. I was seeing this naturopath who had a pretty interesting piece of advice for me. She told me to go outside everyday and stand with my bare feet in the grass for 15 minutes.
I didn't have to do anything except stand there. I was desperate. So I did as she suggested. I didn't do it everyday. But on the days I did I felt better. If she had explained the real science behind it I may have committed as religiously to Grounding as my daily meditation practice.
I believe to the depths of my soul that when you discover something that has merit it will find you again. Now nine years later Grounding has found me and I'm definitely hooked!
Grounding aka Earthing has really solid science behind it. There are 25 peer reviewed studies that look at...
I get it. These are the strangest of strange times. I had moments in the early weeks where I straight up wanted to scream. Moments of complete anxiety and overwhelm. Days that were far from productive, where I was spinning my wheels.
I didn't make myself feel bad though. I reminded myself that none of us have a guide book right now. We're simply doing our best.
I went back to a practice I learned from a healer several years ago, at a time when I had days where I felt like coming out of my skin.
This simple but powerful practice helped me move through a very difficult period in my life. There are several ways to ground but I'll share the one that I practiced at the time.
The theory behind grounding is that it affects the living matrix, which is the central connector between living cells. It uses the electrical charges from the earth to affect health. Electrical conductivity exists within the matrix that functions as an immune...