Chakra Work: Crystals and your Chakras

Our bodies contain seven energy centres, known as Chakras, that govern energy flow and the interaction of our physical and spiritual bodies. These Chakras run through your body along a horizontal line, from the top of your head to the base of your spine. Colour influences nearly all aspects of our lives, affecting our thoughts, … Read moreChakra Work: Crystals and your Chakras

Energy: Chakras and the Planes

As subtle energy centres, the Chakras have effects on your being across a range of levels. On the physical plane, the Chakras influence your endocrine system and your health, especially through the Root Chakra. The stomach Chakra is particularly connected with the etheric plane, which is concerned with the distribution of energy. This Chakra helps … Read moreEnergy: Chakras and the Planes

Energy: Exploring the Upper Minor Chakras

So far we have been concentrating on the seven major Chakras that run through the body. These are the ones most used for meditation and healing. But there are also other energy centres – the minor Chakras – that have important roles to play. Higher Function Chakras The Chakras deal with the energies in the … Read moreEnergy: Exploring the Upper Minor Chakras

Energy: Understanding your Senses and Chakras

The five senses that you rely on to supply you with information about your environment are well associated with the Chakras. According to some systems, the Root Chakra is linked to smell, the Sacral to taste, the Stomach to sight, the Heart to touch and the Throat to hearing. Our sixth sense, or psychic ability … Read moreEnergy: Understanding your Senses and Chakras

Energy: Understanding Chakra Antidotes

An antidote is something you are given to counteract a particular poison. In terms of your body, Chakra antidotes are tools you can use to counteract an imbalance in your Chakras when they become too open or over-stimulated, which can damage your health and personality. A Balancing Act It may be that some of your … Read moreEnergy: Understanding Chakra Antidotes

Aromatherapy for your Crown Chakra

Crown Chakra

Crown Chakra The Crown Chakra is the centre of consciousness and represents your link with the divine. It oversees all the processes of the body and mind, so it is very important to keep it in balance. A blocked or under-active Crown Chakra leads to feelings of isolation and guilt, which can culminate in depression. Treating your … Read moreAromatherapy for your Crown Chakra

Energy: Chakras and the Endocrine System

The endocrine system is part of the body’s main control mechanism, comprising of a number of ductless glands that produce the hormones your body needs. These hormones, acting as chemical messengers, are secreted into the bloodstream from particular organs to stimulate or inhibit physical processes. By adjusting the hormone levels, the endocrine system works to … Read moreEnergy: Chakras and the Endocrine System

Energy: Understanding your Crown Chakra

Crown Chakra

Crown Chakra The Sahasrara, or Crown Chakra, is located just above the top of your head. Sahasrara means ‘thousandfold’, referring to the thousand petals this Chakra possesses. The Crown Chakra is where the ‘Divine Spark’ of creation is situated and the Bindu, which is the focus of all thought. Ruling Chakra The Crown Chakra is the link … Read moreEnergy: Understanding your Crown Chakra

Energy: Understanding Chakra Development

Life is shaped by experiences, both good and bad. As well as affecting the development of personality and worldview, experiences can affect your Chakras. They can cause them to become too open or too closed, causing personality problems or illnesses. Experiences Good and Bad Childhood events affect your Chakras. For example, neglect or criticism can … Read moreEnergy: Understanding Chakra Development

Energy: Understanding the Upper Chakras

The upper three Chakras could be described as the thinking Chakras. They deal with our conscious mental processes and the subconscious world of dreams, and they help to define our goals and aspirations for the future. Spirit of Humanity The upper three Chakras control some of the most important human processes. The power to dream, … Read moreEnergy: Understanding the Upper Chakras