The word "chakra" comes from Saskrit and means "wheel" or "turntable". You can imagine them as energy vortices, which are sometimes more active and sometimes less active. Chakras are something like connecting points of body, mind and soul, because all our energies converge here. They influence your perceptions, feelings and decisions. But also your Health and well-being. In this article, we would like to show you how to strengthen your chakras, feel the energy within you and get it flowing.
What are chakras?
In yoga, this refers to the subtle energy centers of our body. As soon as we are born, we interact energetically with the world. Your body has its own energy and radiates it. But it also absorbs subtle information from the environment.
When one of our chakras is imbalanced, it is always noticeable in our lives - both on an emotional and physical level. For example, headaches, back pain, a stiff neck, stomach pain, a twinge in the heart... At the same time, the chakras are also a key to resolving our emotional issues and blockages.
When you open and balance your energy centers, you understand more and more who you really are, how you are Wishes and put plans into action.
What influence do they have on us?
With their energy, chakras influence your health and well-being, but also your feelings, thoughts and decisions. All aspects of human life are reflected in them. No chakra stands alone, because all things in our body are connected and interact.
What are the chakras?
We would like to introduce you to the most important seven chakras. Of course there are many more. The seven chakras run along your spine from bottom to top.
Muladhara: Root Chakra
The first chakra is located at the bottom of your pelvis and supplies energy to the large intestine, bones, legs and feet. In the root chakra we find basic trust, security, stability, grounding, will to live and closeness to nature.
Swadhisthana: Sacral Chakra
The second chakra provides for our creativity, sexuality, passion, vitality, enthusiasm, and Joie de vivre. It nourishes the sexual organs, gonads, uterus, kidneys, urinary bladder and pelvic cavity.
Manipura: Solar plexus chakra
The third chakra supplies energy to your digestive system and autonomic nervous system. It gives you willpower, Self-confidenceassertiveness, spontaneity and balance. It helps you develop your personality and also strengthens your sense of self.
Anahata: Heart Chakra
The fourth chakra is located in the center of the chest at the level of the heart. It gives you universal love, devotion, Tolerance and understanding. It strengthens the heart, chest, arms and lungs.
Vishuddha: Throat Chakra
The fifth chakra is located at the level of your larynx. It strengthens self-expression and inner truth. It supplies energy to the throat, mouth, voice and thyroid gland.
Ajna: Forehead Chakra
The so-called third eye is located in the middle of the forehead. It nourishes the central nervous system as well as the nose, eyes and ears. It gives you intuition, wisdom, imagination and knowledge.
Sahasrara: Crown Chakra
The seventh chakra is located on the crown of your head. It gives you spirituality, faith and all-encompassing knowledge. It also supplies your cerebrum with energy.
How do I strengthen my chakras?
If you like, we have prepared an energetic inventory for you here. Perhaps you notice that some of your answers are particularly positive? This indicates that the energy flows better in these chakras than in the others. Do the chakra test and check your energy from head to toe. Feel free to close your eyes and let the answer to each question rise up in you. Feel free to write them down on a piece of paper.
First Chakra: Root
Do you feel the basic trust? How do you recognize it?
Second Chakra: Sacral
What gives you pleasure? How does it feel?
Third Chakra: Solar Plexus
Do you recognize your willpower? What do you want to use it for?
Fourth Chakra: Heart
Who or what do you love? What is your heart beating for?
Fifth Chakra: Throat
Do you find it easy to communicate your truth? Who are you really?
Sixth Chakra: Third Eye
Do you have a vision for your life? What does your path look like?
Seventh Chakra: Crown
Do you feel your connection to the universe? How does it feel?
Strengthen your third chakra - the abdominal power!
Cross your heart: how often are you in your head? How often do you find yourself worrying about so many things? And often totally unnecessarily... We would like to help you to better and better succeed in switching off your head and focusing on your belly. The third chakra, the subtle energy centre in your belly, normally gives you self-confidence and willpower.
However, when it's blocked, you feel insecure and anxious. Do you find it difficult to pursue your goals consistently? Are you easily unsettled or swayed from your path? Strengthen your third chakra and get your power back.
To strengthen your third chakra, we would like to give you some tips. This is how you get your power back:
Carry gemstones that strengthen and balance the solar plexus chakra. Citrine or amber are super suitable.
Bergamot, lemon, grapefruit, lemon grass, chamomile and benzoin - these oils support your third chakra. You can vaporize one of these oils in a fragrance lamp or use a few drops as a bath additive.
Yellow foods such as corn, yellow lentils, chickpeas, fennel, lemons, ginger water, turmeric and pineapple contribute to a harmonious third chakra.
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We hope that this article has answered many of your questions about the chakras. Of course, it is up to you whether you want to let the energy in your body flow again. You decide how you want to live your life, in which direction you want to develop - and which possibilities you want to tackle!
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