What Are Chakras?
Chakras are energy centers in the body. These spinning wheels of energy and light play a huge role in our well-being – physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Each chakra is responsible for a certain region of the body, and it is important to keep them open and operating optimally. This article will give you 6 ways to ensure that your chakras are serving you well.
Chakras can become blocked, and one of the main causes is stress and anxiety. It’s normal to feel stress from time to time, but when stress builds up and isn’t processed in a healthy way, chakras become blocked and energy flow within the body is restricted. When this happens, you will start to notice certain symptoms across the entire spectrum of your well-being.
Start to really tune into your body and really tune into how you’re feeling, and look for patterns. It’s a great idea to have your chakras assessed and take steps towards opening them on a regular basis. View it as an investment you’re making in your well-being.
What Are The Body’s 7 Chakras?
Crown chakra – connection to the Divine, sense of purpose, wisdom, access to Higher Self
Third eye chakra – spiritual eye, insight, visualization, intuition
Throat chakra – communication, will, self-expression
Heart chakra – all-encompassing love, self-love, kindness, affection, compassion
Solar plexus – self-worth, self-esteem, the way you’re perceived in the world, assertiveness
Sacral chakra – emotions, feelings, passion, creativity, feeling side of sexuality
Root chakra – physicality, connection to tribe, groundedness, stability, security, connection to physical body
What Are 6 Ways To Ensure Your Chakras Remain Open?
When you keep yourself open, it allows energy to flow freely within your body:
- Color – wear or surround yourself with the color associated the area you want to unlock
- Energy healer – healers such as Reiki practitioners can assess chakras and can assist in unblocking them.
- Essential oils – specific essential oils target certain chakras.
- Visualization – visualize opening each chakra, one by one.
- Minimizing stress– do something that brings you joy and helps you relax.
- Meditation – focus on breathwork, to ground yourself in the present moment.
Remember that your overall well-being has many dimensions to it, and chakras play a key role in ensuring that we are at our best physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.