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How to ground yourself… How do you do that? [16 quick tips]

How to ground yourself… How do you do that? [16 quick tips]

How can you ground yourself? In other words: what is grounding and how can you do this? Here you will find good grounding exercises and grounding meditations. Read along…

Why is it so important to ground yourself?

A grounded person is calm, calm and peaceful. He / she does not waste time and energy on worthless emotional responses. A well-founded person is interested in solutions, implements them with vigor and decisiveness and, moreover, is sure of his / her case. This also inspires and calms others.

We automatically move towards the person who is grounded. People feel safe around grounded people.

How can I ground myself? All exercises and tips …

Below, you will find the exercises, meditations and tips to ground yourself.

Tip 1 – Feel, open up, breathe with your mouth open and eventually become soft …

I’m going to invite you in an exercise of freedom . It will become very uncomfortable though. It’s about  deep breathing and spontaneous movement. Earth and presence. We go back to our body with this excercise, which becomes a challenging journey. It is not your fault that this is challenging: it is taught to us.

The invitation is as follows: it is a frank, authentic invitation from me. We’re going to raise feelings, maybe sadness, maybe suppressed joy, maybe anger. If it doesn’t feel comfortable, or if you don’t want to be fully involved, you also have the option not to do this exercise. The exercise is as follows:

>> Breathe in and out 50 times with your mouth open – fully. I want to hear the sound of the breath. Open your throat completely. There could be a gag reflex, but it doesn’t matter. Open your throat and relax the muscles in your throat.

Tip 2 – Feel how you are carried through the ground

Every time you feel that you need some earthing / grounding, just focus your attention on your feet and recognize how the earth carries you. This makes you immediately grounded and by doing that, it is impossible to stay in your head.

Tip 3 – Develop the characteristics of the Earth element

4 elements character traits

Consider the characteristics of the earth element:

  • Earth people calm us down.
  • If you find something exciting, they are always the ones who say, “Sit down for a minute.”
  • Grounding is: getting your energy low. Energy is where your attention is.

More keywords for the character of earth people:

  • Focused on the outcome.
  • Watching the time.
  • Giving tasks.
  • Advance in small steps.

Tip 5 – Meditate on your solar plexus chakra

Put your hand on your navel and breathe deeply. Here is your solar plexus chakra, which is yellow in color. Feel your power center. feel centered. In other words: activate your power center with ten deep breaths. Retract your navel and also open your throat by making the ‘ha’ sound.

This is essential for martial arts to keep your balance and not to be overpowered. This is often the first to be learned, for example with Tai Chi. “This is my personal space – thank you – and you can’t break it.”

Tip 6 – 16 – Communicate with the Earth souls (Mother Earth: Gaia)

grounding and grounding exercises

Our physical body feeds on the earth. This is how you make contact with the earth souls:

  • Just walk outside. Go outside and pay attention to the world around you.
  • Sit on the grass.
  • Run on the grass.
  • Walk barefoot.
  • Work in the garden.
  • Work with flowers.
  • Play in the earth.
  • Feel the soul of a tree.
  • Lie on the grass and feel the earth breathe.
  • Feel regularly how you are carried by the ground: make contact with the ground.
  • Ask for this in your prayer: Emotional healing, healing for stress, removing worries, removing fear, no longer holding on to things mentally but letting them go.

This is how you are working with the earth souls!

Tip 17 – More ways to ground yourself

In addition to the above methods, there are a number of ways to ground yourself

  • Check in your gym if there are lessons that achieve this effect, for example Tai Chi and Yoga.
  • Eating earthy food …
  • Precious stones …

Maybe more about that later… For now: I wish you much luck!

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Hello! Thanks for reading my articles. Happiness is my big subject. My intention is to make happiness as simple and clear as posssible. By the way, excuse my English. I am not a native English speaker since I live in Amsterdam. Much appreciated if you use the comments to make suggestions on my grammar. See ya in another blogpost!

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