Everyone gets energetically run down from time to time. Feeling energetically drained affects our chakras, otherwise known as the energy centers of our body. They become unbalanced, and this manifests within our physical, mental and spiritual being.
Some Common Symptoms of Unbalanced Chakras
Some symptoms and ailments can occur in multiple chakras. For example, if you are experiencing sleep problems, it could mean either your 3rd eye chakra or your crown chakra has an imbalance. Use your intuition to determine best which chakra to focus on, or you can use methods to treat both chakras.
Root Chakra – Lower back pain, sciatica, lack of willpower, phobias, addictions.
Sacral Chakra – Sexual dysfunctions, reproductive issues, urological problems, a lack of a sense of purpose.
Solar Plexus Chakra – Digestive problems, Liver problems, ulcers, fatigue, depression, anxiety, a feeling of feeling stuck in a particular life situation.
Heart Chakra – Cholesterol problems, blood pressure problems, chest pain, poor circulation, emotional disturbance, extreme sadness, depression, codependency.
Throat Chakra – GI problems, soreness, speech problems, dental issues, thyroid problems, trouble expressing self.
3rd Eye Chakra – Head pain and aches, vision problems, sleep disorders, dizziness, ear problems, lacking creativity.
Crown Chakra – Head pain and aches, neurological issues, insomnia, mental illnesses, dementia, sleep disorders, feeling spiritually dry and disconnected,
Some Ways to Help Balance your Chakras
Luckily, there are several things you can do and tools you can work with to assist you in aligning and balancing your chakra centers. Here are some popular methods that may help.
Meditation – Meditation has proven to provide beneficial health benefits through its concentrated efforts on breathing. Find a quiet and relaxing space free from clutter to do your meditation. There is no exact time as to how long your meditation session should last and is entirely up to you.
Massage & Bodywork – Massage and bodywork have many health benefits for the body such as; improving circulation, producing beneficial hormones in the body such as oxytocin, loosening tight muscles, alleviating all different types of pain, and relieving anxiety and depression. It is easy to see how massage and bodywork can help balance your energy.
Acupressure/Acupuncture- These ancient healing modalities also provide similar benefits on the body such as massage and bodywork. These are systems of traditional Chinese medicine that have been used since ancient times. Acupressure and acupuncture both use an intricate set of pressure points within the body that are each connected with designated meridians (or energetic pathways) with the body. Both systems help clear blockages and break up heavy energies that manifest as pain in the body.
Aromatherapy- Another holistic healing modality that has proven useful for treating ailments of the body, mind, and soul is aromatherapy. Essential oils are made up of powerful plant constituents which can be used topically on the skin or diffused through a diffuser.
Crystal Light Bed Therapy – The crystal light bed concept consists of seven quartz Vogel cut crystals with lights suspended above your seven chakras as you lye down on a massage table. Each color lighted crystal corresponds to one of the seven chakras. These crystals work by opening and balancing the chakras. Of course, if you cannot get access to a crystal light bed, you can always use a simpler form of crystal therapy to help balance your energy centers.
Find out if your Chakras are Balanced or Unbalanced by taking this Chakra Quiz!