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Powerful Benefits of Putting Your Feet in the Dirt!

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Michael Swail


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E A R T H I N G —also called Grounding— is all about energetically connecting with Mother Earth. This, of course, is amazing on a soul/spiritual level but there’s also a more scientific angle to the practice. To put it briefly, when your bare feet (where your largest pours are) or skin comes in contact with the earth, free electrons are taken up into the body.  These electrons could be referred to as nature’s biggest antioxidants and help neutralize damaging excess free radicals that can lead to inflammation and disease in the body. The earth has an infinite supply of free electrons, so when a person is grounded, those electrons naturally flow between the earth and the body, reducing free radicals and eliminating any static electrical charge. 


Defuse the cause of inflammation, and improve or eliminate the symptoms of many inflammation related disorders 

Reduce or eliminate chronic pain

Improve Sleep and promote a deeper sleep

Increase energy and vitality

Lower stress and promote calmness in the body by cooling down the nervous system and stress hormones

Normalize the body’s biological rhythms

Thin the blood and improve blood pressure and flow

Relieve muscle tension and headaches

Lessen hormonal and menstrual symptoms

Dramatically speeds healing time and can help prevent bedsores

Reduce or eliminate jet lag

Protect the body against potentially health disturbing environmental electromagnetic fields (EMFs)

Accelerate recovery from intense athletic activity

SO… go barefoot outside for at least a half an hour daily and see what a difference it makes on your pain or stress levels.  Sit, stand, lay or walk on grass, sand, dirt, or plain concrete.  These are all conductive surfaces from which your body can draw the Earth’s energy. HAPPY EARTHING EVERYONE! 

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