My experience is consistent with the findings of a study by the National Institutes of Health:
Emerging evidence shows that contact with the Earth—whether being outside barefoot or indoors connected to grounded conductive systems—may be a simple, natural, and yet profoundly effective environmental strategy against chronic stress, ANS dysfunction, inflammation, pain, poor sleep, disturbed HRV, hypercoagulable blood, and many common health disorders, including cardiovascular disease.
So the simplest way to ground is to be outside barefoot on grass or earth (soil). Which sounds really easy, unless you live in a climate like the UK where it rains a lot and it gets very cold in the winter – so for a few months of the year, no one fancies going outside barefoot. Going outside barefoot can also be a challenge for residents of large cities who need to find their nearest park or keep a square of grass on a balcony (if they have one).
This doesn’t mean I am encouraging you all to go out and by grounding conductive systems. I have never tried them as I find other ways to ground are move convenient and free!
So, to go back to the question of “why bother grounding”, which is what I asked when I was first learning about it. When we are connected to Gaia, earth energies can nourish our physical and energy bodies (our auras), helping us to feel alive, awake and energised and helping us to remain healthy.
This is why I would recommend ground to everyone as an essential part of their wellness toolkit.