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Understanding your Chakras

Most people have heard of chakras, but not everyone realizes how magical and important they can be! Chakras are energy centers within our spiritual being that govern many physical aspects of our selves as well as our energy body. There are many chakras, but the main seven that are talked about are: Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus, Heart, Third eye, and Crown. Each chakra is responsible for different aspects of our selves. Lets look closer.

Root Chakra


Located at the base of the spine, its color is red. This lovely crimson red energy helps us to stay grounded and stable on the earth. Our root is responsible for our feeling safe and secure in the world. It is where our desire to belong or fit in manifests and where both survival and trust live. It governs our legs and feet, spinal column, large intestine, colon, rectum, anus, blood & cell production.


A balanced and unblocked chakra has attributes such as:

  • Feeling grounded

  • Feeling centered

  • Strong value of body

  • High physical energy

  • Engaged and joyful in life

Having blocks or trapped emotions here manifest as things like:

  • Feeling unloved or unworthy

  • Low self-esteem or confidence

  • Negative body image

  • Problems completing projects

  • Procrastination

  • Addiction

  • Feeling unsettled or problems feeling grounded

Physical problems in these areas may be related to the Root chakra:

  • Constipation

  • Kidney issues

  • Allergies

  • Eating disorders

  • Bladder infections

  • Poor appetite

  • Impotence

  • Ovary or uterine problems

  • Imbalances gut microbiome

  • Low energy



Sacral Chakra


Located just below the navel. Its color is orange. It is the seat of emotions and has to do with our passions and relationships. It is a bright, positive color that illuminates self confidence and openness. It is also the sexual center and governs all of the organs associated with reproduction as well as circulatory system, kidneys, bladder, spleen and skin.

A balanced and unblocked chakra has attributes such as:

  • Creativity

  • Abundance

  • Positive sexual energy

  • Overall positive well being

  • Healthy relationships and connections

  • Enthusiasm

Having blocks or trapped emotions here manifest as things like:

  • Needing to be in control

  • Emotionally explosive

  • Manipulative

  • Overly sensitive

  • Compulsive or obsessive behavior

  • Frigid

  • Sexual guilt

  • Shutdown or shy

Physical problems in these areas may be related to the Sacral chakra:

  • Ovary or uterine problems

  • UTV/ Bladder infections

  • Kidney issues

  • Constipation

  • Allergies

  • Low energy

  • Impotence

  • Eating disorders

  • Imbalanced gut microbiome


Solar Plexus Chakra


Located a hands width above the navel. Its color is yellow. It is full of bright sunny energy and when balanced allows you to shine your light to the world. It houses our willpower and self esteem. Self love & personal power are felt here. It governs our diaphragm, pancreas, adrenals, spleen, liver, autonomic nervous system, muscles, stomach and breath.

A balanced and unblocked chakra has attributes such as:

  • Cheerfulness

  • Relaxed

  • Expressive

  • Strong sense of personal power

  • Social identity

  • Healthy boundaries

  • Positive self esteem

  • Radiance

  • Inner joy

Having blocks or trapped emotions here manifest as things like:

  • Lack of confidence or direction

  • Insecurity

  • Feeling alone

  • Untrusting

  • Jealousy

  • Frustration

  • Anger

  • Depression

Physical problems in these areas may be related to the Solar Plexus chakra:

  • Muscle pain, spasms or cramps

  • Liver issues

  • Digestive issues

  • Food intolerance

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Gallstones

  • Depression