Embracing September: The Significance of Grounding Ourselves

As the calendar page flips to September, there’s an almost palpable shift in the atmosphere. The once vibrant heat of summer slowly mellows down, making way for cooler breezes, shorter days, and the promise of leaves turning golden and crimson. September, a month of transitions, nudges us to reflect, re-evaluate, and perhaps, realign. It’s not just the landscape that’s changing; it’s an invitation for our internal worlds to undergo a transformation as well.

Grounding, as a practice, takes center stage during this transitional period. It’s akin to trees drawing energy into their roots, preparing for the months ahead. In a world that often demands us to be perpetually on the move, September reminds us of the value of stillness. Grounding ourselves means finding that point of balance, that center where our energies are neither scattered nor stagnant, but flowing with purpose and intention. It’s about reconnecting with the Earth, feeling its rhythms, and synchronizing our heartbeats with its enduring pulse.

Yet, grounding isn’t solely a physical endeavor. It’s deeply spiritual and emotional. When we ground ourselves, we delve deep, past the surface-level chaos of daily life, reaching into our core. Here, we rediscover forgotten dreams, confront lurking fears, and perhaps, even unearth long-lost parts of ourselves. Grounding offers a chance to reaffirm our beliefs, reestablish our values, and rejuvenate our spirit.

This September, as the world around us embraces change, we too have the opportunity to cultivate a profound connection with our inner selves. By grounding, we anchor our essence to something timeless and unchanging — Mother Earth. This connection becomes our guiding force, a beacon that lights our path even in the darkest nights. It ensures that while we may sway with the winds of change, we remain unbroken, standing tall and firm.

In conclusion, September is more than just a month; it’s a gentle teacher. It encourages introspection, urging us to find solace and strength in grounding. As the world transforms, we too can harness the energies of change, channeling them to foster growth, resilience, and a deeper connection with the universe. Embracing September means celebrating the journey within, one where we anchor our spirit and soar with newfound wisdom.

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Deb Phelps

Deb Phelps

Deb Phelps is a certified Mindfulness and Meditation Teacher, and Practitioner since 1980. She is also a Mindfulness Coach, Sound Energy Practitioner, and Yoga Specialist who uniquely assists her clients to overcome stress, anxiety, PTSD, grief, and other life situations so that they can once again live purposeful, joy-filled lives. Deb has overcome significant life challenges aided by a variety of mind-body-spirit practices. By diligently using these tools over many decades, she found a life of contentment and equanimity. Through extensive education and life experience, including living for one year in a spiritual community, she assists and inspires others to do the same. ~ Deb Phelps, C.MI, MMT, E-RYT500, LVCYT, YACEP

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