Key Benefits of Being Grounded

What does being grounded mean for you? Take a moment to see if you are feeling grounded right now.

why being grounded is important to your health

When you feel connected to not only yourself but to what is going on around you, it has a big impact on your physical, mental and spiritual well-being. You feel:

present
confident
centred
solid
strong
balanced
calm
inner peace

positive
happy
full of fun and joy
loving
spontaneous
exhilarated
on top of the world

Being grounded helps:

you deal with life’s issues, whether they be emotional or physical
bring you back into the here and now and what is right in front of you
you in your daily life and getting tasks done
reduce your stress and anxiety levels
calms your nervous system
you feel less scattered and all over the place
centre you when you feel overwhelmed with you all that you have to do
quieten your busy mind
strengthen your friendship and connection with loved ones
helps relieve niggly aches and pains

When you feel grounded, your life flows in a whole different way. You find there are fewer obstacles to overcome or you are able to handle them in a calm and efficient manner, rather than getting all het up. When you feel you are in control of your life, it simply flows with a natural rhythm. You feel positive in your life. As a result, very little becomes a big issue, problems are resolvable, and things flow your way effortlessly. And your life is fun with more energy to expend on the things you love and want to do.

You are able to create the life you want and it comes easily to you. Yes, you will have off days. However, they don’t seem insurmountable. You take them in your stride knowing this too will pass and tomorrow is another day. There is not the same need to micromanage everyone and everything around you. When you need to be in such control it is exhausting and restrictive. You lose sight of having fun and being spontaneous. Your lives have become too structured and to do lists dictate your lives. Those unexpected magic moments pass you by: an unexpected encounter, a smile, watching a beautiful sunset, spending invaluable time with loved ones, or doing something completely out of the ordinary to break your routine.

how to become grounded

There are so many different ways to ground yourself. Here are a few that I love doing:

  • walking in nature
  • wriggling my toes in the sand
  • jumping in puddles
  • eating well
  • having a good night’s sleep
  • weight bearing exercise
  • meditating (here are two guided meditations: grounding and body scan)
  • dancing
  • get into the garden
  • be creative
  • take a shower or lovely warm bath

Add your own to this list as you have to enjoy whatever you do to make you feel grounded. Finally, why wait? Get started now and watch your life transform.

“Get yourself grounded and you can navigate even the stormiest roads in peace.”
Steve Goodier. 

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