Grounding Techniques

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(Four Powerful Exercises to Help You Re-Center). (Week 2 of the "aah!" mini-series). Find balance and come back into the present moment with grounding techniques. Grounding helps when we are feeling overwhelmed, panicked or dissociated. Barbara Heffernan leads you through guided grounding meditations that can help you find balance and focus. These powerful techniques are very accessible and can be utilized by you at any time, in any place.

0:00 Use of Grounding techniques
1:05 The Four Techniques
1:12 How Grounded are You Right Now?
1:45: Technique #1: Colors, Three Objects
4:27 Technique #2: Five Senses
8:13: Technique #3: Energizing
10:55: Outdoor Technique #4: Feet and Hands

This video is part of a three week mini-course to help you access feelings of peace and safety. Participants in this three-week course found these techniques easy to implement and very effective. They reported feeling significantly calmer, less anxious, and lighter at the end of the three weeks. Make sure to tune in next week for the third week of the program!

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