How to Stay Grounded When You're Feeling Anxious

What is grounding?

Grounding yourself is basically connecting to the present moment. We often have a scattered mind, becoming forgetful, become anxious, feel overwhelmed and let our thoughts overtake us. I like to think of it as a snow globe that when we shake the snow globe there is a lot going on, it seems hectic. Grounding gives us that time for the snow to settle, or for our thoughts to settle so that we are calmer, more present and can hit reset on these anxious feelings.

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Parental Anxiety

If any parent tells you that they haven’t had a seemingly irrational thought about their children, then they are lying. It is really normal to have anxious thoughts about your child, especially when they are brand new.

In order to normalise and open up about these anxieties I thought I’d share some of mine, and also some that were shared with me by other parents.

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Essential Oils for Mental Health

I know lots of people roll their eyes at essential oils and it’s extremely powerful properties, but I wanted to shout it from the roof tops about how it can be used in daily rituals and as an amazing resilience tool for all sorts of things, including mental health such as depression and anxiety.

The one thing that I have learnt is that essential oils are personal to you and your mood for that day. These are some tried and tested essential oils for mental health…

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Sleepy Sleep

Like food and water, sleep is an essential part of being a human being, and we need it to be alive! Which is why it has such an impact and effect on us when we don’t get it. Did you know that is helps us renew, reboot, improves nervous and immune system, memory function function. It’s anti- ageing and improves your mood?

As human beings we have complex mind that means that we are a zombie by day, due to not having any sleep, and then we have all of the thoughts and questions as soon as we decide that it is time for us to go to sleep. Especially if we are stressed, anxious, depressed or there is something going on.

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Toxic Positivity.

Positivity seems to be all around us, and whilst I am a total advocate of positive vibes, I do feel uncomfortable about some of the positivity messages, the toxic positivity.

This type of positivity feels isolating and harmful to people with depression or who are struggling. It seems unrealistic and so far out of reach. Sayings like ‘good vibes only’, made me feel that my depressed vibes weren’t welcome.

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