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Grounding Exercises - Regain Your Balance and Composure

Getting Grounded: A Manual of Grounding Exercises

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  • Keep this free grounding exercise in mind for any time you may need to ground yourself. For example, if you feel anxious or panicky, do “The Curl.” Throughout the world, persons like you and me find relief from the many grounding techniques that exist. The Curl is just one of the more than 50 grounding exercises taught in The Getting Grounded Manual.

    There are grounding exercises for the feet, ankles, legs, torso, standing, sitting, laying down, bending, alone, with a partner, at home, at the office, emergencies, and more. The Getting Grounded Manual teaches 50 illustrated body-grounding exercises and more.

  • Next time you are feeling overwhelmed with emotion, tension, or stress, take off your shoes and let your feet breathe. Open up your lungs with deep breaths and use the Grounding Cord exercise to reconnect with the center of our Mother Earth. Remember, this is a very real and wonderful connection, one that should be honored each day. We so often forget that sense of gratitude as we rush off to fulfill our tasks and by grounding and centering we can reclaim that in a very simple, effective, and present way, one that does not require any special skill or years of practice. t is vital to remember that we are in a physical form, one that will all too soon dissolve. Let us enjoy it while it lasts!

    However you choose to ground yourself, whether using this free grounding exercise or other techniques, one principle unites all: bring your awareness into your body, and experience your life through your senses.

  • This is a guided grounding meditation exercise that will anchor you in your body and in the here and now. Grounding techniques come in many forms. This exerc...

Brandt Passalacqua's Grounding Exercises for Huffington Post.

One commonly used tactile grounding exercise is done using an ice cube. Grab an ice cube out of the freezer and hold it in your hand until it starts to cause some mild discomfort; don't hold onto it for too long or it can cause pain. Many people find that the discomfort helps them reconnect with the current time.