chakras in check?
In order to answer that it helps to know what
chakras are, along with strategies to help keep them aligned or balanced.
Chakras refer to different energetic centers
within your body that are the focal point of specific nerve bundles and
internal organs. These centers are placed throughout your body in a line from
the top of your head to the base of your spine. The seven chakras are labeled
●The crown chakra
●Third eye chakra
●Solar plexus chakra
When one of these specific energy centers is
blocked, we can begin to experience emotional and/or physical imbalances. It is
important that the chakras remain balanced so we can always feel our best.
when your chakras become unbalanced?
If you are spiritually inclined, you will more
than likely notice when your chakras are unaligned. However, the symptoms tend
to be different depending on which chakra is being affected or blocked.
We’ve included this table below from Hong
Kong-based fitness FLEX studio to explain the noticeable imbalances that can come with each
of the seven chakras.
||Depression, struggle with learning, sensitivity to light, sound, environment
||Issues with self-knowledge, constant confusion,carrying prejudices,
fear of alienation
|Third Eye Chakra
||Headaches, blurred vision, sinus issues, eyestrain, seizures, hearing
loss, hormone function
||Moodiness, volatility, self-reflection, living in a world with
||Thyroid issues, sore throats, laryngitis, TMJ, ear infections,ulcers, and facial problems,
neck and shoulder pain
||Issues with self-expression, communication issues, fear of no power
or choice, no will power, feeling out of control
||Asthma, heart disease, lung disease, issues with breasts, lymphatic
systems, upper back and shoulder problems, arm and wrist pain
||Overloving to the point of suffocations, jealousy, abandonment,
anger, bitterness, fear of loneliness
|Solar Plexus Chakra
||Digestive problems, liver dysfunction, chronic fatigue, high blood
pressure, diabetes, stomach ulcers, pancreas and gallbladder issues, colon
||Issues of personal power and self-esteem, fear of rejection,
criticism, physical appearance
||Sexual and reproductive issues, urinary problems, kidney
disfunctions, hip, pelvic, and low back pain
||Trouble with commitment in relationships, trouble expressing
emotions, fears of impotence, betrayal, addiction
||Problems in the legs, feet, rectum, tailbone, immune system, male
reproductive parts and prostate gland
||Feelings affecting our basic survival needs, feeling unable to
provide for life’s necessities
If you notice that you are experiencing some
of these symptoms, you may want to take some time to look within.
How can you
balance your chakras?
When our chakras are in alignment we feel
better emotionally, physically, and especially spiritually.
In order to realign chakras when they have
become unbalanced, try and create alignment throughout your physical body. This
can be done through yoga poses, as well as breathing practices that encourage
energy flow, and meditation.
Just as each chakra has different warning
signs to let you know that it is blocked, they also each have their own yoga
poses and mindfulness practices to aid in alignment. Check out these yoga poses provided by the Yoga Journal
to help balance each chakra.
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