As we head into the winter months it’s very important to stay grounded so we can be the best version of ourself and show up for others fully recharged and ready to go. Below are a few tips on how to ground yourself during the winter months.
1. Earthing to Stay Grounded
Staying grounded during the winter months is very important for your mind, body, and soul. One of the easiest ways to ground and connect with the earth’s energy is by practicing “earthing.” Walk barefoot on grass or soil IF not too cold outside, even if briefly, to ground yourself and promote a sense of balance during the winter months. You can learn more about earthing here.
2. Winter Nature Meditation
Engage in mindful meditation while surrounded by winter landscapes. Feel the calm that the winter months bring to us. Whether it’s a snowy park or a quiet forest, allow nature to guide your meditation for a grounding experience. There is something quite special that takes place during moments like these. The feeling of a super charged meditation where you open your eyes and your surroundings are clearer than ever.
3. Indoor Yoga and Stretching
Bring the practice of grounding indoors with gentle yoga and stretching routines. Starting your morning off with gentle movement during the colder months is a beautiful way to ground and start your day. To help center you even more, you can apply our Get A Grip stress roller with lavender, bergamot, frankincense, blue tansy, and ylang ylang essential oils to your temples and let your practice take you away. Starting with a flow and moving into poses that provide a sense of , such as tree or mountain pose, to enhance wellness during the winter.
4. Warm Aromatherapy Baths
Another way to stay grounded during winter months is to create a grounding ritual with warm aromatherapy baths. Add essential oils like cedarwood, frankincense, or lavender to the water providing a soothing experience for the mind and body. Light non toxic candles or spray a wash cloth with our Relax Linen spray with lavender and bergamot essential oils and keep near by to help set the tone. Breathe in the oils to help you relax and carve out time to really enjoy this moment of peace.
5. Reflection Time
Reflection on your day and and showing a sense of gratitude will always help to make you feel more grounded. As the sun drops and you snuggle into the corner of the sofa or wrapped in a blanket on your favorite chair, jotting down the day in your journal is very nurturing to the soul. Reduce any overhead lighting to help make your space feel more cozy. Spray our So Fresh room spray made of lemongrass, sweet orange, and spearmint essential oils to clear the air and allow your creative juices to flow while creating the most comfortable environment.
6. Winter Herbal Teas
Explore the grounding properties of herbal teas. Choose blends like chamomile, ginger, or cinnamon to warm the body and soul, promoting a sense of and balance. Sipping on tea with the intention too relax is one the greatest winter joys we can give ourselves during the colder months.
Remember, grounding practices during the winter months should be adaptable and personal. Tailor these suggestions to suit your preferences and schedule, allowing them to become nurturing rituals that support women’s wellness throughout the season.