Living in a technology-driven world, we have somehow become separated from our roots. We all have a strong, undeniable connection with nature, and we need to embrace it, to restore our full potential, soothe our body, and calm our busy mind.
Grounding is one of the easiest, most effective and healing ways to connect to the Earth’s frequencies.
It has been valued by numerous cultures, traditions and spiritual traditions throughout history, and it is associated with balance, wellbeing, centeredness, and connection.
Biophysicist James Oschman explains:
“The moment your foot touches the Earth, or you connect to the Earth through a wire, your physiology changes. An immediate normalization begins. And an anti-inflammatory switch is turned on.
People stay inflamed because they never connect with the Earth, the source of free electrons that can neutralize the free radicals in the body that cause disease and cellular destruction. Earthing is the easiest and most profound lifestyle change anyone can make.”
Here are five ways to reconnect with nature, become calm, and regain your center:
1. Grounding, or walking barefoot on the ground should be practiced at least 20 minutes every day. Enjoy the sun rays on your skin, smell the wind, and feel the way your energy gets redistributed from your head or mind into your body.
2. Spend more time in nature, to feel it, and let it heal your body and spirit. Get out of your home or office, and be in presence of nature, go to the nearest mountain, river, beach, or ocean.
Lie down on the grass, looking at the clouds, and think of nothing, but allow the body to ground and restore your peace of mind. Time spent in nature is the best de-stress therapy.
3. Visualization is an ancient practice to help you accept the energy field of the Earth via your own. Visualize yourself in harmony with nature. Visualize yourself as becoming a tree. Stand with the feet parallel and shoulder’s width apart. The spine should be straight, the hands at the sides, the head floating above your body, and the chin tucked.
Sink the entire body weight and tension into the feet, allowing the earth to absorb them. See your body as a tree, with your arms like branches with leaves, your feet as its roots, and your legs like the trunk. Feel the natural energy flowing through your body.
4. Practice mountain meditation. Think of your body as a small hill, then a butte, and eventually a mountain. Breathe the fresh air with your head up in the sky, listen to the birds singing, and the water passing down the streams and brooks.
5. To balance your energy field, try hugging a tree. Trees are animate beings, and they have their own energy. While hugging it, take a deep breath, and relax. In this way, you will slow down to be able to feel the Earth.