Crystal Work: The Magic of Aquamarine

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aquamarine Aquamarine is a form of beryl, and is related with emerald. Beryl crystals are, in general, harder than quartz, and crystal healers believe them to have a very different vibrational energy. Aquamarine – which means ‘water from the sea’ in Latin – is often a clear almost transparent crystal and die to its beauty and … Read moreCrystal Work: The Magic of Aquamarine

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

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 Throat Chakra

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Throat chakra The Throat Chakra is the centre of creativity and self-expression, enabling you to ‘give voice’ to opinions and ideas. When the Throat Chakra is blocked or under-active it leads to problems expressing yourself, causing you to feel unhappy. Physically, if the Throat Chakra is unbalanced you are more prone to problems connected with the throat, … Read moreAromatherapy for your Throat Chakra

Energy: Understanding your Throat Chakra

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Throat chakra The Throat Chakra, or Vishuddha, is located in the spine at the throat area. This Chakra is your creative centre and it is from here that all your powers of self-expression and communication are governed. Vessel of Communication The Throat Chakra is associated with the sense of hearing, or the transmission of sound that comes … Read moreEnergy: Understanding your Throat 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