How Do You Know When You Need to Ground Yourself?

Filed Under (UnLearning Difficulties With NLP) on 01-08-2014

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How do you know when you’re ungrounded and need to get grounded when you’ve never come across grounding before?  Here’re some signs:  

  • you may have a million thoughts rushing through your head at once and feel overwhelmed
  • you may feel spaced out, not really here, not really present on earth
  • you may be daydreaming a lot
  • your mind may be hazy, probably from many and fast-moving pictures
  • you may be very unclear and have difficulty articulating thoughts
  • you may feel unbalanced, clumsy, wobbly, losing core stability
  • you may have heart palpitations
  • you may have a static shock when touching an object
  • you may be forgetful
  • you may be confused
  • you may lack focus and concentration
  • you may comfort eat, smoke excessively, or feel the pull to excessively engage in other unhealthy activities
  • you may be stressed a lot
  • you may have abrupt mood swings
  • you may feel sick, dizzy, overwhelmed
  • you may argue with people and not be able to get your point across
  • your senses may feel out of kilter: your hearing may be poor or oversensitive
  • your sight my be inconsistent
  •  your imagination may be unable to visualize / imagine things [which is at the core of literacy-related learning difficulties]
  • your speech may falter, you may stutter, slur, mispronounce words, or change your voice
  • while typing / writing you may frequently misspell, mistype, or leave out parts of words,
  • you may have lack of feeling and dislike being touched
  • you may have limited access to your internal dialog [ = the inner voice inside you that gives you encouragements / warnings]
  • …and without those warnings you may get into difficult situations due to inappropriate behavior
  • some of your bodily organs may not work properly
  • your automatic nervous system may not work properly
  • your immune system and circulation may be impaired
  • children with learning difficulties may display a lot of head banging / tantrums as a way of expressing their overwhelm
  • you may be twitching
  • people may develop tourettes over a long period of ungrounded time
  • the eyes may be flickering
  • you may be very sensitive to noise
  • you may be uncomfortable in your body / skin and not know why

So how can you get grounded when appropriate?  Learn it here.

Other interesting facts about grounding  Find them here.

To see how this all works in practice contact me. 

 

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