The Earthing Institute - Reconnecting People To The Planet


Can Grounding Benefit Individuals with PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects many individuals after episodes of shocking, scary, or dangerous events, such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, major accidents, sexual assaults, and a sudden, unexpected death of a loved [...]

Defuse Jet Lag with Grounding

Looking to reduce common jet lag?  Mother Earth can help. Ground yourself as soon as possible after landing and flying through multiple times zones. Here are some ideas how: sit, stand, walk barefoot on a [...]

Grounding – Helping Premature Babies

Intensive care doctors have discovered that grounding may boost the resilience of premature infants and lower the risk of complications. The doctors reported that grounding produced immediate and significant improvements in measurements of autonomic [...]

Fibromyalgia Relief

Chronic widespread body pain that often overlaps with moderate to extreme fatigue, headaches, problems with thinking and memory (“fibro fog”), and sleep disturbances – that’s fibromyalgia. It affects 3 to 6 percent of the world [...]

Snoring Relief

We frequently receive notes from folks saying that their spouses or partners are no longer snoring or are snoring less, and that sleep apnea is improved, as a result of sleeping grounded. One dentist told [...]

Pets Benefit From Grounding, Too

For a veterinarian’s perspective on Earthing, click here.  For more pet stories, see the pet chapter in the Earthing book. To read how grounding can calm pets with storm and Independence Day noise jitters, [...]

The Blood Pressure Connection

Click here to see the first-ever study on grounding and high blood pressure, published in 2018, which resulted in significant improvements among all ten hypertensive patients who were grounded over a several month period. [...]

Rapid Benefits for Women within One Hour

A 2012 women’s wellness conference in Southern California was the setting for an informal experiment to measure how fast Earthing could influence the experience of vitality. About 100 women in attendance filled out questionnaires before [...]

Grounding Improves Facial & Abdominal Circulation

A 2015 study using thermal imaging vividly showed that grounding significantly improves facial and abdominal circulation, lymphatic function, and digestion. The broad findings provided more evidence as to how grounding contributes to better overall [...]

Beauty: “The Earthing Facelift”

One of the participants in an Earthing study some years ago was a woman named Cindy with multiple sclerosis. She, like others in the study, was grounded for about forty minutes. Afterward, she visited [...]

Bad Mood? Follow Elvis’ Advice

Elvis Presley had a bright idea in his 1964 song “Barefoot Ballad” about kicking off your shoes and kicking off your blues. What Elvis didn’t know is that the instant you put your bare [...]

Tattoos: Less Sore, Faster Recovery

Tattooing has become widely fashionable in the Western World, particularly among young people. Along with the rising popularity have come studies (such as this one and this one) reporting on adverse side effects, including infections [...]