Sep 7, 2021
Grounding is a way to help you calm down. To get a grip on
whatever caused your symptoms flare up. Meditation beads could be a
way for you to have a tactile or touch means of centering
You can use it to remember an affirmation, incorporate it into
your breathing practice, or to remember that you are not defined by
a random thought. You are a person in the here and now.
There are all sorts of meditation bracelets in the
marketplace. There always has been.
The Catholic rosary, Mala beads, Reiki meditation
Some people call them worry beads. You name it and somebody
has a beaded bracelet with a specific meaning attached to
In this episode, a look at some of the ways a beaded bracelet
could help you with meditation or symptom control.
Helpguide.org has a page on Relaxation Techniques for Stress
where they explain about the different grounding
techniques. There is also a link on that page to a recording to
help you practice deep breathing meditation.
Positive Psychology.com has an post about what is grounding
and some of the
techniques used to help center yourself.
The music for this episode, Waterside Harmony
from Purple Planet Music
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