A ‘chakra’ refers to the wheels of energy throughout the body. There are 7 chakras that align with the spine. They each correspond to massive nerve centers. Each of your chakras must stay aligned and open. This is going to be a series over the next couple months, so stay tuned to find out more in-depth information about each chakra. For now, here’s an introduction to chakras.
The Root Chakra
Where: Base of the spine, tailbone area
Signs it’s Blocked: You feel stuck and sluggish, unrelenting stress, persistent financial problems, you hate yourself and feel like you are not good enough the way you are
The Sacral Chakra
Where: Lower abdomen, two inches above the navel
Signs it’s Blocked: Difficulty being emotionally and sexually intimate, struggle with a healthy self-image, move from one relationship to the next
The Solar Plexus Chakra
Where: Upper abdomen/stomach area
Signs it’s Blocked: Feel like a victim of the world’s power, give your power away to others, stomach pains and anxiety
The Heart Chakra
Location: Center of chest near heart
Signs it’s Blocked: Afraid of commitment, you have trouble giving and receiving love, hold grudges and become clingy in relationships
The Throat Chakra
Signs it’s Blocked: Afraid to speak up, go along with others, sore throats often, feel like you aren’t being heard
The Third Eye Chakra
Location: Between the eyes
Signs it’s Blocked: Struggle with the meaning of life, feel like you don’t have any intuition, have difficulty making decisions
The Crown Chakra
Location: The very top of the head
Signs it’s blocked: Loneliness, materialistic, believe that no higher power exists, migraines and tension headaches
Stay tuned for a more in-depth look at each of the chakras!
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