How to Start Grounding aka Earthing: Incorporate Grounding Into Your Daily Routine


6/19/20232 min read

woman in white dress standing on green grass field during daytime
woman in white dress standing on green grass field during daytime

Are you ready to tap into the healing power of the Earth? Grounding, also known as earthing, is a simple practice that allows you to connect with the Earth's energy and experience a range of health benefits. If you're curious about getting started with grounding, here are some easy steps to incorporate into your daily routine:

  1. Find a patch of nature: Look for a grassy area, sandy beach, or even a patch of bare soil or concrete in your backyard. (Make sure the concrete is not painted over or coated.) The key is to be in direct contact with the Earth's surface.

  2. Kick off your shoes: Take off your shoes and socks to establish direct skin-to-earth contact. This allows the transfer of electrons between your body and the Earth.

  3. Walk barefoot: Take a leisurely stroll or simply stand in one spot, allowing your feet to absorb the Earth's energy. Feel the grass or sand beneath your toes and take in the sensation of being grounded.

  4. Use grounding tools: If going barefoot outdoors isn't always feasible, consider using grounding mats or sheets indoors. These specially designed products allow you to connect with the Earth's energy while indoors.

  5. Prioritize outdoor activities: Whenever possible, engage in outdoor activities like gardening, yoga, or simply sitting and relaxing in nature. Spending time outdoors helps to enhance the grounding experience.

  6. Stay consistent: Aim for regular grounding sessions, even if it's just for a few minutes each day. Consistency is key to reaping the long-term benefits of grounding.

  7. Make it a mindful practice: Approach grounding with intention and mindfulness. Take deep breaths, center yourself, and visualize the Earth's healing energy flowing into your body.

Benefits of grounding include reduced inflammation, improved sleep, increased energy levels, stress reduction, and enhanced overall well-being. By incorporating grounding into your daily routine, you can unlock a natural and accessible pathway to optimal health.

Remember, grounding is a complementary practice that can work alongside other holistic approaches to support your well-being. Start small, embrace the simplicity of connecting with the Earth, and let the healing power of grounding transform your life.


  • Chevalier, G., Sinatra, S. T., Oschman, J. L., Sokal, K., & Sokal, P. (2012). Earthing: health implications of reconnecting the human body to the Earth's surface electrons. Journal of environmental and public health, 2012, 291541. doi: 10.1155/2012/291541

  • Oschman, J. L., Chevalier, G., & Brown, R. (2015). The effects of grounding (earthing) on inflammation, the immune response, wound healing, and prevention and treatment of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Journal of inflammation research, 8, 83–96. doi: 10.2147/JIR.S69656