The Chakras Explained
When someone undergoes a Reiki Treatment, the energy that they receive can help clear blockages in the Chakras, allowing them to let go of the used, negative energy and allowing the Chakra to thrive in a new, beautiful energy. Sometimes these blockages can cause us to act in ways that can affect our lives. Below is a breakdown of each Chakra, what they control and how it can affected you when it is blocked.
CROWN CHAKRA: The Crown Chakra is your connection to the universe. It guides our thoughts and how we respond to the world around us. The Crown Chakra is very spiritual and it connects us to our beliefs and our own intuition. When the Crown Chakra is aligned you will feel balanced and connected to the universe. You will trust your intuition and be able to flow with the energy of the universe. When we are balanced and connected we are able to see things as they are. When the Crown Chakra is not aligned or is blocked, you will feel clumsy and uncoordinated, you will feel lost in the universe. You will be doubtful, unable to trust your intuition and unable to see things they way they really are. When we are not in balance with the universe it affects all of our Chakras.
THIRD EYE CHAKRA: The Third Eye Chakra is the center of intuition and foresight. This is the 6th Chakra and it is associated with the 6th sense. When the Third Eye Chakra is balanced you will have a high mental ability, a clear sight between reality and imagination and the ability to understand empathy. When our Third eye is open, we have a clear focus and a strong trust in our own abilities. When the Third Eye Chakra is blocked or unbalanced you will feel fatigued, have issue's sleeping, unable to focus, disoriented and unable to listen to others.
THROAT CHAKRA: The Throat Chakra is the center of our truth. It is the link to our communication to others and the universe. It is the location of our beliefs, truths and our self expression. A balanced Throat Chakra enables you to express yourself truthfully without fearing others, and to listen with empathy. It encourages sharing and focuses you on your goals. When the Throat Chakra is not aligned you cannot find your true self, you are shy or arrogant, it may also increases your anxiety.
HEART CHAKRA: The Heart Chakra is the connection of the Higher and Lower Chakras. It is the emotional center that connects us to our higher spiritual self and our grounded physical self. A Balanced Heart Chakra enables you to feel a great compassion for all living things. You will be kind and caring, understanding, joyous, outgoing and completely happy with who you are, as well as the people in your life. You will be understanding to others and not be quick to judge or criticize. You are happy with your life and open to new experiences. When the Heart Chakra is Blocked you may feel very negative and have trouble having a positive outlook on life. You may feel unloved or unworthy and you will not accept yourself for who you are. All of this negativity will manifest itself into the universe around you. It can make it hard for you to trust yourself or others, and this lack of trust can cause you to put up walls, not letting people in.
SOLAR PLEXUS CHAKRA: The Solar Plexus is your Energy Center. It radiates universal energy to the rest of your body. This is the location of your will power, self discipline, self-esteem and your raw emotions. This chakra connects you to your higher self which can present itself through intuition. A Balanced Solar Plexus enables you to be in complete control of your emotions and thoughts. You will trust the universe and understand the balance. You will value all of the people in your life, and accept them as a unique and beautiful person. When this Chakra is fully balanced you will radiate and warm energy that others will be able to sense and feel. When the Solar Plexus is Blocked you may feel emotionally unstable, you may be full of self doubt and mistrust the people in your life. You may worry too much about how others see you, letting it effect your life. When there is not enough energy in the Solar Plexus you may have anxiety, depression and worries about everything that is going on in your life. It can also cause you to seek out constant approval from others.
SACRAL CHAKRA: The Sacral Chakra is the dwelling place of the 'self'. This is our center of our creativity and how we see ourselves in the physical world. A Balanced Sacral enables you to express yourself and your emotions easily. It will boost your self confidence and allow you to handle everything that comes your way. You have a strong connection to your sexuality and very open to intimacy. You may have a great passion for life and live each day to it's fullest. When the Sacral is blocked you may shy away from pleasure and things that make you feel good in life. you may lack creativity, feel sluggish, lazy or suffer from chronic fatigue. You may shy away from your sexuality and have a low sex drive. It may be hard to be your true authentic self as you will be trying too hard to fit in with others. You may have a lot of negativity in your life and that gets manifested into your life.
ROOT CHAKRA: The Root Chakra is our connection to Mother Earth. This chakra keeps us connected to the physical world and gives us a sense of stability and security. A Balanced Root enables you to fell safe and secure in this world. You may feel a deep trust with the world and know that things will work out, no matter what it is. When the Root is Blocked you may feel a great disconnection to the world around you. You may lack focus and discipline and may feel anxious, disorganized and restless.