Chakras are the energy centers that are in your body. There are seven of them and they work with the different nerves, organs, and other things in your body, and they run from the bottom of the spine to the top of your head. Each chakra works with a gland in your body, and it helps to keep the energies moving correctly.
Knowing and understanding how the chakras function is important when you want to stay healthy. Some people have never even heard of a chakra and if you understand them then you can see how these things help you to be strong and they help your aura and everything else in your body. These chakras can be taken care of with simple measures.
When a chakra in your body is unbalanced, it can cause your overall wellbeing to be down. This can happen when you deal with toxic relationships, when you eat unhealthy food, have bad sleep habits, don’t exercise and when you pick up bad habits.
You can balance your chakras so that you can live a healthy life in your mind body and soul and as you are mindful about your chakras, you can bring healing to your body.
Getting Your Chakras Activated
Here is how to activate your chakras:
- Muladhara or Root Chakra
This is the chakra that is found at the bottom of the spine. This chakra helps you to be confident and helps you to be feel safe and secure. If you feel stress or fear, this can mean your root chakra is unbalanced. Here is how to activate the root chakra:
- Sit cross legged on the floor and put your index and thumb touching.
- Focus on your breathing.
- Chant “LAM.”
- Svadhisthana or Sacral Chakra
This chakra is found below the navel and works with the reproductive glands, kidney, bladder and helps you to have satisfaction, sexual desires and to feel strong in your emotions. If unbalanced, you might feel out of control in your emotions or unsatisfied. Here is how to activate the sacral chakra:
- Sit with your back straight on your knees and put your hands palm up in your lap.
- Chant, “VAM.”
- Manipura or Solar Plexus Chakra
This is a chakra that is found at the belly button. It is where your self-confidence comes from. If unbalanced, you will have problems with your emotions, face depression or can have liver problems. Here is how to activate your solar plexus chakra:
- Sit with your back straight and on your knees and keep your hands on your stomach.
- Let your fingers of your hands join and cross the thumb while keeping the fingers straight.
- Chant, “RAM.”
- Anahata or Heart Chakra
The chakra that is found in the middle of your chest is your heart chakra. This is where you have unconditional love and forgiveness. If blocked, your heart chakra might cause you to feel unforgiving or anxious. Here is how to activate your heart chakra:
- Cross your legs and touch the index fingers with the thumb on both hands.
- Chant, “YAM.”
- Vishuddha or Throat Chakra
This chakra is found in the throat, and it is where you have communication and where you speak the truth. If unbalanced, it can cause you to not be able to express what you are thinking or to feel weak. Here is how to activate the throat chakra:
- Sit with your back straight on your knees and keep your eyes closed.
- Chant, “HAM.”
- Anja or Third Eye Chakra
This chakra is found between your eyebrows in the middle of your forehead. When balanced, you can see visions and reach your intuition. If unbalanced, you might feel egotistical or fearful. Here is how to activate the third eye chakra:
- Sit with your legs crossed and your back straight.
- Chant, “OM.”
- Sahasrara or Crown Chakra
The crown chakra is found at the top of your head and is where you reach your higher self. If balanced, you can reach your spiritual self but if unbalanced you will feel dull and destructive. Here is how to activate the crown chakra:
- Sit with your back straight and your legs crossed.
- Chant, “OM.”
You can take a holistic approach to make sure that your chakras are balanced so that you can be strong and healthy in your mind, body, and soul.