On September 22nd our Mother Earth decided to rock Victoria with a 5.9 tremor and it made us all say (or at least think) … seriously … what else?
We’ve already been feeling unstable, uncertain and off-kilter with the pandemic and now an EARTHQUAKE?!
After the initial shock of this event, I wondered … earthquakes could be viewed as random, but I began to consider the metaphysical implications of the ground shaking beneath us.
Our seemingly solid foundation of health, family, and economy is being shaken up.
A lot of us are generally feeling anxious, stressed, and un-grounded.
We are looking ways to regain our balance and restore peace.
The University of Sydney says “Grounding techniques are useful for settling ourselves when we’re
feeling overwhelmed. If you find yourself stuck with a strong emotion, these simple and powerful
techniques take just a few minutes and can be practiced at any time. They can help you to feel anchored
in the present and restore balance in your body and mind.”
Grounding skills can be divided into two specific approaches:
Sensory Awareness and Cognitive Awareness and Cognitive Awareness grounding exercises.