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 Lower Minor Chakras

The minor Chakras in your body play a vital role in maintaining your upper well-being. They support the work performed by the major Chakras and most of them are connected with the functioning of major organs, such as the liver, spleen, pancreas and kidneys. Through these the minor Chakras help the body process toxins and … Read moreEnergy: Exploring the Lower 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

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 Stomach Chakra

Solar plexus

The Stomach Chakra is connected to your emotional behaviour in relation to other people, on a physical level is governs digestion. When the Stomach Chakra is blocked it can lead to problems with lethargy, low self-esteem and emotional misery, as well as digestive problems. When it is over-active it can result in controlling, self-centred and … Read moreAromatherapy for your Stomach Chakra

Energy: Understanding your Stomach Chakra

Solar plexus

The Stomach Chakra, or Manipura (meaning ‘lustrous jewel’), is connected to your emotions and will power. This Chakra is associated with fire. The fire of digestion and of the will. By balancing the Stomach Chakra you work to achieve harmony between the emotions and the intellect, transforming yourself into a dynamic, creative individual. Links to … Read moreEnergy: Understanding your Stomach 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 Lower Chakras

The lower three Chakras could be described as the ‘feeling’ Chakras. They govern instinctive and emotional behaviour, including sexuality and sensuality. They are the ‘body’ Chakras, concerned with your wellbeing through digestion, sex, social interaction and by keeping your body going through the routines of work and daily life. The Basic Needs in Life As … Read moreEnergy: Understanding the Lower Chakras