Grounding is a way that you can be more aware of who you are in your physical and spiritual body. If you are someone that is experiencing fog in the mind, you feel stressed or flighty, grounding is necessary to help you to have peace.
People are easily ungrounded, and it happens to everyone but when you see that you are always struggling then you need to focus on what you need. You need to be able to focus your attention to yourself and take a break from things such as technology and social media.
Many people live lives that never stop. They are always moving here and there and feeling rushed. This is a time where you need to be grounded so that you don’t become stressed and overwhelmed.
Why Get Grounded?
Grounding can help you if you are working towards your enlightenment. It can help you to focus your energy on your chakras. The energy can become very strong and overwhelming, and it can cause you to be disoriented. Grounding yourself will help you to keep your energy at a place that you can manage it.
Once you are aware of your body and what it is doing, you will see that your energy will become unbalanced at times. Here are some ways you can know if you are not grounded:
- You have a hard time focusing.
- You are unorganized.
- You are restless.
- You are very sensitive to energy of others.
- You often feel drained.
Once you realize you are ungrounded, you can see that this comes with mental and physical problems.
How to Ground Yourself
Here are some ways that you can ground yourself:
One way that you can ground yourself is to connect with nature. When you do this, you will see that you are able to pick up on the peacefulness of your surroundings. Go for a walk or go barefoot in the grass. Tune into nature and be mindful.
Visualizing can help you to connect with yourself and to have peace. Here is how to make this happen:
- Sit with your hands in your lap.
- Take deep breaths.
- Imagine roots leaving your body.
- Feel the energy come in as you deep breathe.
- When you breathe out imagine the energy going into the earth.
- Do this until you are grounded.
It can be hard for some people to visualize because they have to develop this gift. Practice this as much as you can, and it will become natural to you. Deep breathing can help you to concentrate on your energy and can help you to be more aware.
Doing this can be an experience and you will see that it can be intense at first. As you practice though it will become easier for you. You will see that you can use this practice to focus on any of your chakras that are not balanced.
Connecting with Your Physical Being
Focus on your body but not just how you look. You need to connect with your physical being. Sometimes you feel ungrounded because you are not taking care of yourself. Here are some ways you can connect with your physical being:
• Do Yoga.
• Play an instrument or music.
• Create something.
• Eat healthy foods.
• Get a massage.
• Do breathwork.
No matter what thing you choose to do, make sure that you keep practicing. This is something that you have to practice being good at. If one activity doesn’t ground you, try something else. Do what makes you happy and comfortable.
Pay attention to how your body feels and if you are fearful or full of doubt, let these exercises help you to get rid of that. Once you do this, look at your intuition and see if it is working good inside of you.
Be aware of your life and the things that you are neglecting. Pay attention to how you are talking to people and what you are putting in your body.
Connect with Other People
On top of connecting with your own body, you need to make sure that you are connecting in a positive way with other people. This can help you to be grounded. This is all part of inner work that you need to work on.
As you get your physical self in order, you will be more confident, and you will see that you can form good relationships. Don’t live in a place by yourself but allow others to come and be part of your life. Practice this and see that you can regulate how you change your life.
If you want to connect with yourself, try journaling. This can help you to have your experiences in front of you. Record anything that happens so that you can go back and read it later. This can make your grounding become real to you.
As you journal, you put on paper the things that help you and you get everything in one place so that you can pay attention to them. Write down affirmations so that you can resist negativity when it creeps in, and you can better yourself through reflection. Try to use these journal prompts if you have a hard time getting started:
- What are some rituals I do?
- How do I get my spiritual self-strong?
- What is my body telling me?
Everyone needs to have boundaries and you have to have them when you want to be grounded. Sometimes when you are not grounded it can mean that you are focusing more on other people or other things than yourself. You might be someone that overdoes or overthinks things and this can cause you to lack in your life.
If you are sensitive or an empath, chances are that you need to have more boundaries than others so that you can be protected. This gives you a chance to disconnect from negativity.
When someone is facing a challenging situation, chances are that they will come to you for advice. This takes energy and it can cause you to be unbalanced. Helping others is important but you need to be grounded to help others.
Once you feel that you are not in the zone, you will not be able to have the energy that you need to help yourself or others. It is natural for you to feel this way but as you do the grounding exercises you can fix this.
Take time to breathe and to focus on what you need in your mind, body and soul. Be serious and be conscientious on what your body needs.
Grounding is something that everyone needs to do and be aware of. Some spiritual or religious people will tell you about grounding and it is a part of their practices. We see signs in our physical being that we need to be grounded and we need to pay attention to these signs.
Create a place where you can work on your energy by using some of the techniques above or by using singing bowls or drums to get your thoughts and your energy stabilized. This can help you with your spiritual work.
Grounding is something necessary with all of the hype, technology and more so you need to learn to make this a natural part of your day. You cannot afford to live your life ungrounded, and you need to do grounding practices each and every day, especially if you are stressed or anxious.