2nd Chakra (Sacral Chakra) – Creation Energy
The physical location of the second chakra is just below your belly button. I call this chakra your Creation Energy as it is associated with the expression of your creativity, including our innate ability to create new life. Yes, this chakra governs sexual energy, but more importantly, it is also our emotional energy centre.
When it’s blocked: If you are feeling uninspired creatively or have some emotional instability, your sacral chakra may be misaligned. Likewise, this can also be associated with physical complaints including: sexual disfunction, reproductive system disorders, hip problems, cancer, weight gain in the lower belly.
Read about the Sacral Chakra here for more information.
3rd Chakra (Solar Plexus) – Power Energy
The physical location of the 3rd chakra is in the centre of the top half of the abdomen. It’s responsible for confidence and self-esteem, as well as helping you feel energetic and in control of your life.
When it’s blocked: You may suffer from low self-esteem, or anxiety, you may also lack motivation. Common complaints associated with third chakra imbalances include: stomach pains, allergies, diabetes, anxiety, inflammation, addictions.
Watch this video to find out more.
4th Chakra (Heart Chakra) – Love Energy
The physical location of the fourth chakra is in the centre of your chest. I call this one your Love Energy and it comes as no surprise that the heart chakra is all about your ability to both give and receive love and compassion, and to feel open and grateful.
When it’s blocked: you may experience things such as unhappiness, resentment, an inability to like yourself or to experience the joys of life. When your heart chakra is underactive, the following are common complaints: respiratory infections, asthma and chest pains.
Read this to learn lots more about your 4th Chakra, your Heart Chakra.
5th Chakra (Throat Chakra) – Truth Energy
The fifth chakra gives voice to the heart chakra and controls your ability to communicate your personal power. I call it your Truth Energy. When it’s functioning in a balanced way, it allows us to express ourselves authentically and clearly.
When it’s blocked: Someone with a blocked throat chakra will have trouble making decisions, and may talk too much or too little. Common complaints resulting from a 5th chakra imbalance include: thyroid problems, neck or shoulder pain, sinus problems.
Check out this video on how to Tell the truth for the sake of your Wellbeing.
6th Chakra (Third Eye Chakra) – Insight Energy
The sixth chakra – as we move up the body, we’re getting closer to communion with the divine. I call the 6th Chakra your Insight Energy because when balanced it opens us up to deep insight and to see the big picture and connect to intuition. Think of it as the eye of the soul: it registers information beyond the surface level. Visions and intuitive hits are not uncommon for someone with a balanced third-eye chakra.
When it’s blocked: You may have trouble accessing your intuition, trusting your inner voice, recalling important facts, or learning new skills. Other common complaints from those with a 3rd Eye imbalance are headaches and migraines, insomnia, and nightmares.
For more information read this for further Insights into your Wellbeing.
7th Chakra (Crown Chakra) – Connection Energy
The 7th chakra – As well as connection to higher powers, this energy enables connection with all other beings, and so I call it the Connection Energy. The highest chakra, sits at the crown of the head and is associated with our ability to be fully connected spiritually. When you fully open your crown chakra—something very few people ever do!—you’re able to access a higher consciousness.
When it’s blocked: An imbalanced 7th chakra may result in a feeling of loneliness, disconnection or lack of support. You may feel like you don’t understand your higher purpose. Common complaints associated with imbalance in this chakra include: disturbed sleep/ wake cycles, headaches and cognitive disorders.
Learn more about the 7th Chakra (Crown Chakra) here.
Balancing the 7 Chakras is a group effort
While each chakra has its own distinct properties, they are all connected, and they all work together systemically. That means if one is out of balance, it affects all the rest. So if you have signs of multiple blocked chakras, just know that it’s totally normal—I can will work with you to bring them all back into balance, creating a clear pathway for your energy to flow from head to toe.
For further information about your Chakras, my 7 Ways to Get your Energy Back Ebook contains 17 pages of super useful tips about how to tell which of your chakras might need some attention and also how to do that for yourself using the Evenstar 5 Star Wellbeing™ method, incorporating Food, Sleep, Surroundings, Being and Movement.
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