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: 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

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

Aromatherapy for your Heart Chakra

Heart Chakra

The Heart Chakra is the centre of balance for your body. It governs the circulatory system and is connected to the Hand Chakras and, through these, it is linked to the sense of touch. When the Heart Chakra is out of balance it causes you to lose ‘touch’ with yourself and your surroundings. Selfish, manic … Read moreAromatherapy for your Heart Chakra

Energy: Understanding your Heart Chakra

Heart Chakra

The Anahata, or Heart Chakra, is located in the spine at the level of the heart. Anahata means ‘unstruck’ and this Chakra is your centre of balance. The golden hexagram in the Chakra shows the balance of emotional forces of the lower three Chakras rising in the upward triangle to the spiritual, intellectual forces of … Read moreEnergy: Understanding your Heart 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: Basic Overview of the Chakra Centres

Working with Chakras Many alternative therapies include an understanding of the Chakras, particularly crystal healing and reiki. As a reflexologist and an aromatherapist, I work directly on balancing the Chakras by making essential oils and focusing on particular subtle energy pathways or ‘meridians’. Meditations and visualisations using colour are important tools in Chakra balancing and … Read moreEnergy: Basic Overview of the Chakra Centres

Free Meditation: From the Heart Centre

Our guided meditation left us in an exploration of where we felt drawn as we entered our quiet, contemplative spaces. Feet firmly placed on the floor, hands gently resting on the thighs, eyes closed and away… My attention was drawn to the central space between the group. There appeared a throbbing light which anchored us … Read moreFree Meditation: From the Heart Centre