Signs That Your Chakras Are Blocked And How To Unblock Them
Feeling a little blue lately? One of your chakras may be out of sync and blocked, which will then manifests as physical and emotional issues, keeping you from being happy and content with your life.
These main energy centers inside your body keep you going day in and day out, so it’s crucial for your well-being to keep them healthy and open.
Here are some of the signs and symptoms of blocked chakras and the various ways to heal these imbalances.
The root chakra represents your connection to your physical body and the Earth, so when it is blocked, you will notice that you feel stuck, lazy, restless, and unstable.
Whether you’re at home, at work, or elsewhere, you will lack a sense of security and be constantly searching for an escape from your current situation. It may feel as if you’re struggling to even just survive life.
A blocked root chakra also manifests in your physical well-being, especially in the lower body, such as the legs, reproductive organs, and lower spine. Discomfort in and around these areas may indicate a blockage.
How To Unblock The Root Chakra: Since the root chakra is closely linked to the physical body, physical activities can benefit it greatly.
While yoga is particularly helpful in unblocking the root chakra, other activities, such as dancing, running, and even just walking, are good, too. By exercising, you engage your legs and hips to open up the root chakra and connect better with the Earth.
The color of the root chakra is red, so simply imagining a bright red glow at the base of your spine and slowly expanding it to your legs and feet is a good exercise in unblocking this chakra and grounding yourself.
The sacral chakra, which is located in the lower abdomen, is associated with emotions, pleasure, desires, and relationships.
Existing relationships may feel dysfunctional, boring, and unsatisfying, and you may feel constantly unloved, unaccepted, and insignificant. Emotional instability often arises, making you feel needy, codependent, and excessively attached to people.
When it is blocked, you’ll recognize a distinct lack of sexual appetite and motivation.
A blocked sacral chakra also leads to depression, insecurity, detachment, and jealousy.
Some of the physical symptoms of a blocked sacral chakra include back pain, constipation, urinary infections, kidney issues, infertility, impotence, and abnormal menstruation, among others.
How To Unblock The Sacral Chakra: A balanced sacral chakra keeps you emotionally stable and creative, so you can heal yours by indulging creative pursuits such as art, music, and spending time in nature. Yoga positions that focus on the hip opening are also good for the sacral chakra.
Crystals such as orange carnelian, citrine, and amber, can also help in balancing the sacral chakra. Being around bodies of water also soothes this chakra and helps balance it.
Solar Plexus Chakra
The third chakra is the solar plexus chakra that’s just above the navel and below the breastbone.
It’s connected to your personal power, self-esteem, and confidence, so when the solar plexus is out of balance, you’ll find yourself feeling timid, distrustful, and insecure.
Besides these symptoms, signs of a blocked solar plexus chakra include competitiveness, a controlling attitude, laziness, overindulgence in food and drink, lack of focus, and anxiety.
Since this chakra aids digestion, its blockage results in digestive problems. Other physical signs include ulcers, indigestion, and other eating disorders.
How To Unblock The Solar Plexus Chakra: Like blockages in other chakras, yoga and meditation help with balancing the solar plexus. Spend some time outdoors and under the sun to bring power back into your life and heal this chakra.
Another exercise you can do is to imagine a yellow glow where your chakra is and envision it growing brighter with each of your breaths. You can also wear or meditate with crystals that heal the solar plexus chakra, such as amber, citrine, yellow tourmaline, and other yellow gemstones.
Meanwhile, the heart chakra, which is located in the center of the chest, represents love in all forms of compassion, and forgiveness.
When the heart chakra is out of balance, you will tend to feel immense loneliness, shyness, resentment, jealousy, and judgement. In these times of imbalance, you’ll notice that you lack compassion and hold on to grudges.
Fear of commitment also arises from a blocked heart chakra, causing you to be unable to love and be loved in return by another human being.
Since this chakra is associated with the heart, most of the physical manifestations associated with the heart revolve around this organ as well, such as heart disease, poor circulation, asthma, lymphatic system imbalance, and breast problems, among others.
How To Unblock The Heart Chakra: The heart chakra is all about love, so spread love in whatever way you can, like volunteering at the local soup kitchen or spending time with people you care about.
It’s also important to release all the resentment and anger in your heart and forgive the people who hurt you by focusing on the good things they helped bring into your life.
Fresh air can also do wonders for this chakra, so open your windows and let the breeze in, or step outside for several minutes each day.
The color of the heart chakra is green, so imagine a luminous green light inside your chest during your daily meditation. Green crystals such as jade, emerald, and malachite, are also known to help bring balance to this chakra.
As its name suggests, the throat chakra is located near your throat and it’s the communication center of the body, with a high regard for truth, self-expression, and human interaction.
When the throat chakra is blocked, you become scared to let your thoughts be known, whether they are written down or spoken aloud. Other symptoms include stammering, loss of words, social anxiety, and detachment.
Instead of being an agent of truth, you stay quiet and agreeable to keep the peace and avoid being judged, which eventually leads to frustration, unhappiness, loneliness, and feelings of being misunderstood.
Physical ailments associated with throat chakra blockage are a sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, mouth ulcers, constant allergies, and other respiratory issues.
How To Unblock The Throat Chakra: Communication is key to the throat chakra, so practice expressing yourself in a clear and honest way every day. Start slow if you want to, such as discussing work with a colleague or even talking about the weather with a neighbor.
Self-expression can also be nurtured by writing down your thoughts in a journal every day. When you master putting your thoughts and feelings into written words, it will naturally become easier to express them verbally, as well.
Finally, drink plenty of water to nourish your throat chakra and picture a bright blue ball of light in your throat as you meditate. Blue crystals such as turquoise, apatite, and lapis lazuli also help.
Third Eye Chakra
The sixth chakra, the third eye chakra, is located right between the eyebrows and is responsible for intuition and wisdom.
The blockage of the third eye chakra make you feel listless and without purpose in life. It becomes difficult to see the bigger picture or find meaning in what you’re doing every day. So, it feels as if you are lost even if nothing is really going wrong in your regular life. Some people who experience a third eye chakra blockage focus on their fantasies and daydreams too much, favouring them over reality.
Some of the physical manifestations of a blocked third eye chakra include migraines, blurred vision, vertigo, seizures, eyestrain, insomnia, among others.
How To Unblock The Third Eye Chakra: Letting go of the ego and focusing on the high vibrations of love, compassion, and forgiveness of yourself, are essential in unblocking the third eye chakra. Stress is also a major factor in this chakra’s imbalance, so try to release stress by doing activities you enjoy and managing your workload.
Blue is the color of the third eye chakra, so it’s beneficial to imagine a blue glow where this chakra is located between the brows. Some crystals that can help you boost your intuition include amethyst, fluorite, and quartz.
The last major chakra in the body is the crown chakra, which is at the top of the head and represents the link between you and the Divine.
When your crown chakra is out of sync, feelings of confusion, spiritual disconnection, insignificance, and isolation, will be strong in you. If you’re so out of touch with your spiritual side, you will feel purposeless and it will be difficult for you to set and achieve your goals. Instead, you will become very materialistic and greedy.
Migraines and headaches are very common in people suffering from a blockage of their crown chakra. Other physical ailments include Alzheimer’s, sensitivity to light, insomnia, and other neurological disorders.
How To Unblock The Crown Chakra: Meditation is an extremely effective way to connect with your spiritual self, so this daily practice is important in unblocking the crown chakra. Simply sitting in silence is beneficial to this chakra!
Since light is such an important element of the crown chakra, exposing yourself to sunlight is a good way to heal it. Crystals such as clear quartz, diamond, amethyst, and selenite, are quite useful in revitalizing the crown chakra as well.
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