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GROUNDING AND CENTERING Protecting
Grounding involves detaching yourself
from emotional pain by focusing on the outside world
rather than whats going on inside you. It is useful for
extreme emotional pain.
Examples of mental grounding:
Focus on describing your surroundings in detail, using all your
sensesvision, hearing, smell,
taste, and feeling.
Describe what you are doing, such as eating, walking, or driving,
Think of categories; for example, categorize shoes, cars, or
Use imagery; for example, hop on a cloud and float away from
your pain; put your pain in a
bubble and let it float away.
Use a grounding statement, such as: I am John; I
am xx years old; this is the present, and not
the past; I am safe here; today is ...
Say the alphabet slowly.
Think of something funny.
Examples of physical grounding
Rub your hands togetherhard. Press your heels into the
floor, and notice how it feels.
Touch objects around you as you say their name, and explore
them using all your senses.
Stamp your feet three times and turn counterclockwise three
Run your wrists under cold water
the colder the better.
Change your posture to a more upright one.
Carry something small with you that grounds you, such as a rock
Examples of soothing grounding
Make encouraging statements to yourself, such as: you
can do this; just hang in there.
These types of stones create a strong connection between oneself
and the planet and they allow
out of balance energies to disperse.
This is a very valuable grounding stone. It is excellent for
helping you connect to your physical
body especially when activating the upper chakra aligning them
to the non-physical chakra
above the head.
It is excellent for absorbing and transmuting negative energies
within the environment. It
grounds it into the Earth, neutralizing it. Smoky Quartz blocks
geopathic stress and absorbs
electromagnetic smog (a good one to place between yourself and
the source of these energies. It
could be placed on your computer desk to help avoid exposure).
It is also very helpful in
alleviating stress in your life.
This offers more of an energy of spiritual protection. When
in resonance with its high frequency
vibrations, negative energies and entities cannot connect or
hang on to your energy field.
This protects against electromagnetic smog and negative energies.
Place between yourself and
the electromagnetic source. It also clears negativity in your
surroundings and any negativity,
which you might be holding. Black Tourmaline is also helpful
for ridding the mind of negative
thoughts. It works well to protect your own energy field. It
is also a good antidote to stress and
This stone purifies and protects. It is thought that those attracted
to it are old souls who have
been incarnated many times on earth. It neutralizes negative
energies, purifying the aura. It is an
excellent grounding stone helps heal any energy leaks
in the aura. On a physical level it can
cleanse the liver and kidneys.
This is a stone of protection. Placing one on the navel grounds
spiritual energy into the body. A
large piece of Obsidian helps to block geopathic stress and
it is extremely effective at soaking up
negative energies. It cleanses the aura removing and eliminating
negative attachments. It is a
strong grounding stone stimulating the root chakra and connecting
with the Earth star chakra
below the feet, downwards into the Earth. It creates a protective
shield and seals the aura.
This is a form of black Obsidian, excellent for absorbing negative
energies, protecting the aura
and grounding the Earth chakra. Its energies are gentler than
This helps to ground spiritual energies and offers spiritual
protection and purification. It creates a
shield of light when worn, providing a barrier and a protective
bubble. This is helpful for
sensitive individuals who easily take on the energies of others
around them. It disperses
negativity and fills the aura instead with high frequency light.
This is one of the most effective grounding stones, excellent
for helping to reconnect to the body
and the physical world. It helps alleviate feelings of confusion
or feelings of not being held
firmly in reality.
As with most grounding stones it connects to the root chakra.
An interesting factor in relation to
Hematite is its role it plays in the manifestation process.
In order to manifest ones desires and
dreams it is necessary to bring the energies of the etheric
realms here into the physical plane. As
grounding stone Hematite provides an excellent tool for this
process to occur. It is not enough to
connect to the higher realms. Wearing or carrying Hematite can
translate visions or dreams into
reality. Emotionally it helps you to focus and encourages a
practical and level approach to things
This is a strong protector and absorbs negative energies and
transmutes them into positive forces.
Its strong connection to the Earth makes it a grounding stone
for higher energies. It also cleanses
the aura and the chakra.
This is also a grounding stone and is good for geopathic stress
and blocked ley lines. As with
most grounding stones it connects to the base and earth chakra.
It is a stabilizing stone that
grounds and centers the body. It is good for floaty people
helping them connect more to their
Other grounding and protective stones include Malachite, Lepidolite,
labradorite, Tigers Eye,
Iron Pyrite, Fluorite, Chiastolite or Cross Stone, Carnelian
and Boji Stones. Boji Stones are one
of the most effective grounding stones. All of these stones
mentioned are also very beneficial to
those working in the healing fields which covers a wide spectrum
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