Earthing is something that we as western humans in the new age hardly do enough of. It's the ancient technique of putting your bare feet on the solid ground and enjoying life. I know this is hard for some of you to grasp, but it's the new jam that is better than bulletproof coffee--I SWEAR. I am a person that has to spend A LOT of time in front of a computer these days. Earthing has saved my soul AND my serotonin levels. Here is some interesting info I have pulled off of the wonderful wide web of wonder for your enjoyment. There are earthing pads you can buy for your computer or desk but nothing beats the real thing. Go outside NOW and CONNECT.
Earthing, or grounding as it is often called, simply means connecting to the Earth’s natural, negative surface charge by being barefoot outside or in bare skin contact with conductive systems indoors while you sleep, relax, or work.
A simple concept, yes. But one with profound impact on the physiology.
Connection with the Earth restores a lost electrical signal to the body that seems to stabilize the complicated circuitry of our essentially-electrical body. Our built-in self-regulating and self-healing mechanisms become more effective. There are head-to-toe improvements. Better blood flow. Less pain and inflammation. More energy. Deeper sleep.
For many people the effect is dramatic, like charging a failing battery. For others, the effect is gradual and subtle.
The research indicates that Earthing transfers negatively charged free electrons into the body that are present in a virtually limitless and continuously renewed supply on the surface of the Earth. The existence of this unseen electron “reservoir” has been established by science. Maintaining contact with the ground allows your body to naturally receive and become charged with these electrons. When thus “grounded,” any electron deficiencies and free radical excesses in the body are corrected. A natural electrical state is restored.
Why is this so important?
Electrons are the “object of affection,” so to speak, of positively charged free radicals, the biochemical agents that cause oxidation in the body. Electrons are the source of antioxidant power. We believe this influx of electrons from the ground serves to potently neutralize or quench free radicals that would otherwise steal electrons from healthy tissue, activity resulting in tissue damage and chronic inflammation at the basis of many common and serious diseases.
Here, seemingly, is a simple, natural, and yet astonishingly profound remedy for chronic inflammation.