Why I Threw Away My Grounding Essence – Elephant Journal

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For years I’ve been buying the lie myth that I need to be “grounded.”

I’m too airy-fairy and I need to get real.

I was the “weird” one, I was the special project for the body-workers and spiritual healers (early death in an alternatively spiritual family anyone?) and so a good grounding essence should definitely be a daily practice for me.

Supposedly a grounding essence would literally bring me down to earth, my thought was—I live on it, how much closer do I need to be? However, I followed that advice blindly for four years or so listening to these masters who were obviously wiser and more desirable than me in their heavily grounded authority.

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