Chakra Balancing

Keeping Your Chakras Balanced

Open and balanced chakras allow your chi (life energy) to flow naturally. It is not unusual to have one or two chakras off-balance from day to day. Many things can offset a chakra's balance, an illness, relationship issues, work worries, etc. 

When that happens the remaining chakras pick up the workload so your may not even be aware that you are not functioning on full pistons. But, when a chakra shuts down permanently, it effects the chakra system dramatically. Each chakra has its own purpose and needs to do its part, or the whole team will feel the strain. As result, your health will be compromised.

Unblocking problematic chakras and bringing them into balance is key for your optimal health and well-being. An energy medicine practitioner trained in manipulating the energy flow of energy can assist you in getting misaligned chakras back to functioning properly. It may take one or more appointments with a practitioner to get your energy levels up to par. Afterwards, in order to maintain their balance there are a variety of healthy actions you can take to help keep your chakras open and functioning properly.

Food for Thought
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It is important to feed and nourish the flesh in order to help support and fuel our chakras. Whenever one or more of your chakras is misaligned you might do well to look and see if you are not eating or possibly overeating the foods that the fuel chakras, especially focusing on those foods that are specific the chakra that needs support. More »

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Taking a tour of your living space will help give you clues as to which of your chakras need clearing. Chakra blockages are often mirrored by the state of disarray in the various rooms in your home. Roll up your sleeves, clean, clean, and clean some more. Your chakras will thank you! More »

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Colorful light bath that clears and balances the chakras. This meditation should begin to bring in healing colors and light into your spiritual being to help you to cope and deal with different aspects of your life in a more meaningful way. More »

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Chakra Balancing Incantations

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To help balance your light body and align your chakra energy system repeat each of these chakras incantations. Speak the first part of the phrase out loud as you inhale. Speak the second part of the phrase as you exhale. Repeat each of the twelve incantation ten times. When you are finished you will feel centered and balanced.

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Heart Chakra Drumming. Riccardo Livorni / EyeEm / Getty Images

Drumming activates the heart chakra, thereby balancing the descending higher chakra energies against the ascending lower chakra frequencies. From the heart, these harmonious energies resonate outward into the web of life. Researchers have found that drum rhythms affect the heartbeat. The heart's pulse may speed up, slow down, or gradually entrain with the pulsation of a drum rhythm until they are locked in perfect synchronization. More »

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Physical actions such as belly dancing, hula hooping, marching in place and pelvic thrusts can be done to help get your chakras functioning optimally. Exercise your chakras! More »

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Crystals Associated with the Seven Major Chakras

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There are many healing crystals and gemstones that are specifically helpful in balancing the individual chakras. A good rule of thumb is to match the color of the stone with the color associated with the chakras (i.e. purple stones for balancing crown chakra, red stones for balancing the root chakra, green stones for the heart, etc.).

Best Healing Crystals and Gemstones