Have you ever experienced overwhelming emotions that are so intense to make you feel anxious? I guess we all have experienced anxiety in our lifetime either from a brand new task or an unfamiliar environment. But it is the emotions behind the veil that trigger the anxiety. It is certainly not good to have a body that is filled with anxiety or is always at tense since it can weaken your immune system and make you lose focus.
When anxiety suddenly attacks you like a flood, meditation maybe one of the best solutions, it will bring you mind and body to a calm and relaxed state, which will reduce the anxiety. There are several meditations that are known to benefit emotion management and one of them is grounding.
What is Grounding?
Grounding is a type of meditation that brings a person back to the present movement. This is a technique that will help re-orientate your mind to here and now situation. With this meditation, all the overwhelming emotions can be released to help you relax and calm your mind and body.
Grounding is not a common meditation that you may be familiar with. In this meditation, you will be connected with the mother earth. This is the meditation that will help you achieve a focused mind when it is combined with earthing.
When doing this meditation, it is better to have your feet connect with the earth, barefoot is the best to make grounding work. When you are grounding, your mind and body are brought to a balanced state, which will make you feel that you are connected to the mother earth.
How to Do Grounding?
Here is just one example. Imagine that you are like a big tree that is deeply rooted to the mother earth. It keeps you from being blown away by other people’s winds. There are many ways to practice grounding, you can start with a prayer or affirmation or mantra to help you ground. You can also meditate and imagine that you are a big tree with all the roots deeply penetrating to the center of the earth and being anchored to the center of the mother earth. The best practice is to do this in the morning after you wake up, so it can help you grounded during the day.
Grounding is known to have many health benefits that can improve your overall being and wellness. It is a type of meditation that can not only free your mind from anxiety and overwhelming emotions, but it can also improve your health in general.
How can Grounding Benefit your Health
If you are having a second thought about whether you should try grounding, you might change your mind after reading this content. So what can grounding do to your health?
Improve Your Heart Function
Your heart system is one of the most important parts that should be given attention. When you are doing grounding on a regular basis, your body is being associated with the earth that can help thinning the blood and reducing the inflammation in your body system. How to make this happen? Very simple, you can visually imagine this process in your mind during your meditation that all the toxicities are sent down to the mother earth to recycle and your body is in perfect health. Day by day and you will notice the difference. Grounding helps the brain to release many beneficial endorphins that can reduce chronic inflammation. With daily practice, you will achieve a healthy blood pressure and your blood will flow properly. Persistence is the key.
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Minimize Anxiety, Depression, and Stress
When your mind and body is stressed, depressed, or filled with anxiety, it can weaken your immune system and affect your health since it can deprive you of eating and doing what you love to do. But with grounding, these mental challenges will be out of the picture because it can reduce your stress levels so your body can bounce back quickly. When the stress, anxiety, and depression levels are lowered, you will have less chance to get headaches and mental fatigue.
Slows down Aging Process
Aging is unstoppable but grounding can slow down the process. This meditation helps reduce free radicals that are linked to stress and negative emotions such as anxiety and fear, which speed up the aging process. With grounding, anti-aging is made easy.
A Sound Sleep
When you are overwhelmed by stress or anxiety during the day, you may have a hard time to fall asleep at night because these issues are clouding your mind. But when you practice grounding on a regular basis, you will notice that your sleep quality is improved because your mind is clear and your body is relaxed after the grounding, which puts your body to sleep. Any physical pain will also be reduced when practicing grounding because it can help release those endorphins that ease the pain and reduce the chronic inflammation in your body. With a sound sleep at night, you will feel energetic during the day and enjoy your daily routines.
Boost Your Happiness
Overwhelming emotions is not good for your health because it can make your feel uneasy and put your adrenal glands into overdrive, which can lead to adrenal dysfunction and causes lots of health issues such as sugar cravings, weight gain, and more anxiety, etc.But if you practice grounding regularly, your adrenal glands will be able to take a break to recover; your brain will also release those feeling good endorphins such as serotonin to make you feel happy and relaxed.
These are the common health benefits that you can experience when you perform grounding.
What are the other benefits of grounding?
Grounding can bring you lots of benefits, just list a few below:
- Lessen tensed muscles
- Increase your calmness and inner peace
- Reduce chronic pain
- Improve the response of your immune system
- Develop the mental clarity
- Protect your body from electromagnetic fields
- Support your adrenal function
When you practice grounding on a regular basis, these health benefits are noticeable. It is not easy to meditate especially when the mind is not focused at all. However, with the help of our mother earth, grounding is probably one of the easiest meditations you can practice to improve your health and emotional well-being in the long run.
Grounding is a type of meditation that will keep you stay in the present. It not only minimizes your emotional and mental stress but also creates a positive impact on your mind and body, which increases your productivity and performance in general. In addition, grounding can improve your heart function and keep you away from chronic illnesses; and this will prolong the aging process and increase the longevity.
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