If you are lacking motivation or energy, chances are that you might have a chakra that is blocked. Hindu traditions say that people have a physical body and that they have an energetic body. There is a system called the prana or it is called the life force. This is where the energy flows through the body.
There are 114 different energies that come throughout the body, and this affects your organs, your tissues, cells, and everything going through your body. This is the place where when you are balanced, you have good feelings, emotions, and thoughts.
The chakra is divided into two parts and there are lower and higher sections. The lower sections are the root chakra, sacral chakra, and solar plexus chakra. These are found in the lower parts of your body. These things are where you are connected to things that you need.
The higher chakras are the heart chakra, throat chakra, third eye chakra and the crown chakra. These are found in the higher parts of your body, and they are the spiritual chakras that help you to find your purpose in life.
You can keep your chakras open if you do different things such as Reiki or yoga. These things can heal the chakra and make sure that they are balanced. You can even use things like sound therapy. Here are some other things that you can do to keep your chakras strong:
It is never easy to have all of your chakras opened at once. There are different things that can affect how open your chakras are.
Some of the chakras can be underactive while others might be overactive. When you are having weird feelings, chances are that your chakras are blocked. You need to do what you can to keep these chakras open so that you can feel good.
Cleansing your chakras is also important and it can keep you strong in your spiritual, mental, and physical being.
One thing that you can do to keep your chakras open is through meditating. You can do this any way that you want and there is no wrong way to meditate. You can even use crystals while you are meditating. Deep breathe and release the stress that you have in your body.
As you relax, imagine a white light surrounding you. you can chant or say things in your mind to get rid of any energy that doesn’t belong. Imagine different colored lights flowing through your chakras to get rid of blockages.
When you meditate, you can sit up, but you can also lay down. This is up to you but remember you might get sleepy if you are laying down. Your chakras can open fast with meditation.
The root chakra or the Muladhara is the first chakra. It is found at the bottom of the spine and is the place that you will have your safety and your needs met. This is represented by the color red and if you feel anxious or upset, angry or nervous, chances are that your chakra is blocked.
When the root chakra is blocked, you will not feel that your body is working correctly. You might be tired or scared of things that are happening in your life.
You need to make sure that your root chakra is open so that you can feel secure. This will help you to connect with yourself better and you will be thankful for what you have. There are things you can do to open up this chakra and to make sure it isn’t blocked such as:
- Going out in nature barefoot.
- Using Bloodstone, Lava stone or Smoky Quartz.
- Deep breathing.
The sacral chakra or the Svadhisthana is associated with the color orange. This is where your sexual feelings lie. This is also where the Kundalini energy is. If this chakra is blocked, it can cause you to feel out of control and that you cannot help yourself. You will repeat bad patterns.
Having an open sacral chakra can make you feel good things in your life. Here are some things you can do to keep your sacral chakra opened:
- Drink water.
- Take a bath.
- Go swimming.
- Be creative.
- Sing, draw, paint, or dance.
- Imagine an orange light.
- Use Sunstone, Carnelian or Orange Jade.
Solar Plexus Chakra
The Solar Plexus Chakra or the Manipura is the third chakra. This is associated with the color yellow. It brings about good energies to you. When this chakra is closed, it can cause you to have bad self-esteem. You might not be able to make decisions and you will feel negative and guilty.
When this chakra is unblocked though, you will have no fear and you will be confident in what you do in your life. You can keep this chakra open by:
- Going out in the sunlight.
- Do physical activity.
- Eat healthy foods.
- Abdominal breathing.
- Put healing stones on the belly button.
- Use stones such as Topaz and Citrine.
The heart chakra or the Anahata is the chakra that is found in the middle of the chest. This is associated with the colors pink and green. This represents the place of love and aspirations. You will have an open chakra when you are able to trust others and to love them. If you have a struggle with being committed, your chakra is probably closed.
You will see that you can have peace and harmony with yourself and others when your chakra is open, and you will have a love for animals and people and the universe will make you smile. Here are some ways to keep this chakra open:
- Find something meaningful to be involved in.
- Use the mantra, “Yam.”
- Put healing stones on your chest.
- Use stones such as Malachite and Unakite.
The Throat chakra or the Vishuddha is found in your throat. This is associated with the color blue. With this chakra balanced, you are able to express yourself and to speak the truth. You will be able to speak and be understood. When unbalanced, you will not be able to tell the truth and you will not be honest or open.
To keep this chakra balanced, try these things:
- Share your emotions.
- Share your ideas with others.
- Write, sing, or journal.
- Express your thoughts.
- Chant, “Ham.”
- Use meditation stones such as Sodalite and Aquamarine.
Third Eye Chakra
The Third eye chakra or the Ajna is found in the middle of your forehead. This is the place where you can have strong intuition. This is associated with the color indigo and when your chakra is open, you will be responsible, you will have strong beliefs, you can let go of things that no longer serve you and you will see things how they really are.
When this chakra is blocked, you will be fearful, and you won’t be able to reach your intuition. You won’t be able to find happiness and you won’t be able to feel supported or loved. You can keep this chakra unblocked by:
- Making good choices.
- Creating a vision board.
- Use your imagination.
- Use purple stones such as Fluorite and Lapis Lazuli.
The Crown chakra or the Sahasrara is found at the top of the head. This is the seventh chakra. This is where you are able to reach your higher self. This is associated with a golden color.
When your Crown chakra is blocked, you will feel emotional, upset, sad, a loss of your spiritual self, distracted, disconnected and you will have a hard time reaching your goals.
An open Crown chakra means that you can communicate with the universe, have strong spiritual senses, be in unity, reach your purpose and be true to who you are. You can keep this chakra open by:
- Being silent.
- Setting intentions.
- Doing spiritual practices.
- Giving energy to others.
- Doing energy work.
- Chanting, “Om.”
- Using stones such as Clear Quartz and Herkimer Diamonds.
Other Ways to Keep Your Chakras Balanced
Here are some other ways you can keep your chakras balanced:
- Use visualization: See what you want your life to look like and visualize it. Imagine being the person you want to be.
- Create a response: Make sure that you manifest your trust in the world.
- Balance your life: See what you need to be stable.
- Find daily practice: Find something to do each day that makes you feel better and stronger such as journaling or meditating.
- Look at your chakras: Pay attention to your chakras and if anything feels off, balance it.
- Use sound healing: You can do sound healing or a sound bath to keep your chakras strong.
- Deep breathing.
- Color meditation: This is when you meditate on the different chakras with the right colored stones.
Keeping your chakras open and balanced is very important. This is part of your energy healing and as you see that your energy is strong, you can make sure all of your chakras are working correctly. There are many things that you can do to keep your chakras strong.
Find different activities that you can do to make sure that all of your chakras are balanced. Use crystals when you meditate so that your meditation can be stronger. The more energy that you have flowing through your body, the healthier you will be.