outdoors

How To Deal With Bugs This Spring… Yep, Including Ticks and Tick Bites

    Ticks carrying the Lyme disease bacteria (Borrelia Burgdorferi) have been found in all 50 states, so don’t be fooled into thinking its only something that folks in the northeast have to be concerned with. But as much as I detest ticks, I really don’t want you to limit or stop your healing practice of connecting to Mother Earth outside daily because of a fear of ticks. To me, this healing practice of grounding is as crucial as eating or hydrating or breathing to stay healthy for an entire lifetime. The earth has food, air, water, and conductive support …

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Surfaces You Ignore Daily That Ground You (And The Ones That Won’t)

    I recently received a great question from a reader asking me to demonstrate with a ground test meter that I was truly grounded while touching cement. Good idea. Not only do I show you that you absolutely are grounded when touching cement in the video below, but I show you 15 different surfaces — besides just grass — that you probably walk by each day and didn’t know could ground you. At the end, I show you the very strongest way to ground out of them all — yes, an even stronger ground connection than standing barefoot on …

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18 Fresh Ideas To Get You Outside, Protected & Grounded This Spring

      We are coming up on the spring equinox here in the northern hemisphere, which will be this Sunday, March 20th. Spring weather usually means folks are more likely to get outside, get active, go on walks, resume hiking and biking and jogging, plant springtime gardens, catch up on yard work, take food outside to eat on picnics… you name it. Getting outside in that fresh air is so very good for you. And you know what is even better for you than that? If you can be grounded while doing all of your favorite springtime activities. And …

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Grounding Outside In the Cold This Fall And Winter? You Can, Here’s How

    Well, we just passed the fall equinox (in the northern hemisphere where I live) that was on September 22nd this year. And as we move towards the cooler months of fall and winter, my inbox always gets overflowed with folks asking me if there is any way to keep grounding outside when the weather turns cold… and even bitterly cold. Yes, actually, there are tons of fabulous options to stay warm while still grounding outside. I’ve thoroughly tested them all for you — literally confirming that these grounding options work and truly ground you by verifying them with …

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10 Indoor Activities That Can Easily Be Done While You Are Outside, Grounded

      In honor of Earth Day this April, I’m in the middle of a 5 part series of articles to encourage you to get outside and get grounded — in my experience it is the most absolutely essential part of your spring healing plan! These are the posts in this series: A new study explains why grounding boosts your mood (last week’s article… click to read!) My top 10 indoor activities to take outside this spring (today’s post) Holistic sun protection: tips to know before going outside Replacing minerals to boost your conductivity and avoid dehydration this spring …

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Is Going Outside Part Of Your Daily Health Routine? 8 Reasons Why It’s Essential

      I truly believe that even with the stress of everything we are facing right now, we can still feel healthier than ever if we intentionally set up supportive, comforting and deeply healing health routines. So all winter long, I’m going to be giving you a weekly blog post full of uplifting ways to improve your health, and every single idea is something you can do right in the comfort of your own home. Social distancing approved. It’s a new mini-series I’m releasing for you to help boost your health over these next three winter months. Forward this …

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Knowing What Won’t Ground You Outside Is As Important As Knowing What Will

    I recently got this fabulous question from a reader:   “I was wondering if you can effectively ground through cement? I was under the impression that you needed to be on grass, dirt or sand. I live in Las Vegas, lots of concrete with very dry dirt and stone.” – G. D.   I love this question because it’s super important to know not just what will ground you when you head outside… but what actually might be preventing you from being grounded at all. Sadly, you can spend your entire day outside — eating outside, playing games …

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