And because most people live in houses or apartments, wear shoes with soles, expose themselves to EMF’s, (electric magnetic fields that are almost impossible to avoid in our tech society), and spend the day off the soil, we are all getting more and more disconnected than ever.
Think of this: Your last beach vacation. You probably spent your days walking in the sand with your feet immersed in the ocean.
And if you are like me, you probably slept a heck of a lot better.
The sand and ocean water are both naturally conductive materials and both help ground the body and remove excess positive electrons. It is the same basic reason that we ground electrical outlets to avoid the build up of an excess positive charge, our bodies need the same. To be grounded.
According to the book Earthing by Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra, the practice of earthing involves connecting your body to the earth’s surface energy by walking, sitting or sleeping outside and being in direct contact with the earth.
This means soil, rocks, ocean, sand. The real stuff. When you are in direct contact with the earth, negative charged free electrons permeate your body and it equalizes to the same electric energy level as the earth.
Scientific research such as the study: “The Biologic Effects of Grouding the Human Body During Sleep as Measured by Cortisol Levels and Subjective Reporting of Sleep, Pain and Stress,” done by Dr. Maurice Ghaly in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, states that earthing can be beneficial in:
Some of the strongest athletes have even used earthing.
So how can you get grounded?
There are products out on the market such as grounding mats and sheets, but maybe the ancient way is the truest way. The beach or ocean is possibly the best place since not only are sand and salt water extremely conductive, but salt water is also very high in magnesium. But however you try earthing, remember to get barefoot in rock, dirt or water and wiggle your toes, feel the earth and. . . . ground.
Have you been feeling an internal shift lately? Or perhaps a sense of unease or disruption? If so, you may be feeling the effects of Mars Retrograde.
"I declare that the heart's release by sympathetic joy has the sphere of infinite consciousness for its excellence."