What on Earth is Grounding?

Do you love the sensation of walking barefoot on the sand or grass? Ever wondered why? Earthing (also known as “Grounding”) refers to the discovery that bodily contact with the Earth's natural electric charge stabilizes our physiology at the deepest levels. The theory is that our immune system functions optimally when our bodies have an adequate supply of electrons, which are naturally obtained through barefoot contact with the Earth. Think of it as recharging your own internal electrical grid. When you ground to the electron-enriched earth, an improved balance of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system occurs. And there is mounting evidence to suggest that incorporating Earthing into your daily routine could be helpful with relieving inflammation, boosting heart health, enhancing your mood, and helping to reduce chronic pain. Grounded in Science? The practice of Grounding has been linked in various studies with a reduction in pain and stress, as well as improvements in bloo...

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