The solar plexus chakra connects us to our ego, personal power, and autonomy. When off balance, it can threaten our self-confidence, cause depression and confusion. When in balance, it brings us harmony and protection.
Use these affirmations during meditation or yoga.
- I love and accept myself
- I stand up for myself
- I express myself in a powerful way
- I am proud of my achievements
- I choose healthy relationships
- I appreciate my strengths
- I do enough
The color that follows the solar plexus chakra is yellow, so foods like corn, pineapple, squash, banana, quinoa, ginger, and turmeric will most positively affect this chakra.
The best scents for the solar plexus chakra are lemongrass, fennel, coriander, lime, myrrh, frankincense, juniper, and lemon. Load these scents into your essential oil diffuser, or burn them as incense.
A mudra is a hand position, used for meditation. The mudra for the solar plexus chakra is called the hakini mudra & looks like this:
Yoga is a fantastic way to help balance your chakras. The poses that best help the solar plexus chakra are the bow, boat, bridge and half lord of the fishes pose.
I’m doing an entire post on reflexology, but basically rubbing, pressing or poking different areas of the body can affect other areas. For the solar plexus chakra, these areas are across the base of the palm and the center of the palm of the foot.
Thanks for reading!