Balancing Your Chakras

Written by Avalon De Witt

The word chakra is Sanskrit for "moving wheel." The traditional 7 major chakras arerepparttar psychic energy centers located alongrepparttar 136278 spine. They serve as channels, or portals forrepparttar 136279 universal life force that animates us.

Various life traumas can upset our chakras, causing them to become blocked or damaged. When this happens, it can affect our lives in adverse ways.

Knowing what our chakras are trying to tell us, and following their guidance can help us overcome all kinds of obstacles in life.

For example, if you are experiencing a lack of stability in your life, you will know your root chakra needs help and you'll know that you can benefit from more red in your life. The color stimulates proper movement ofrepparttar 136280 corresponding chakra, allowing it to process your life informationrepparttar 136281 way it was meant to.

Using color is only one way of balancing your chakras. There are also foods you can eat, stones you can wear, essential aromas you can use, even planets you can learn from!

Here is a little quick-reference guide torepparttar 136282 chakras and some of their correspondences:

1. Root Chakra - Muladhara (Root Support Center) Color - Red Location - Base of spine Gland - Adrenals Body part - Legs, feet Food - Protein Aromas - Cinnamon, myrrh Stones - Garnet, hematite Planet - Saturn Qualities - Stability, self-mastery

2. Sacral Chakra - Svadhisthana (Sweetness) Color - Orange Location - Sacrum/spleen Gland - Gonads Body part - Ovaries, testes Food - Liquid Aromas - Sandalwood, Rose Stimulating Stone - Carnelian Planet - Moon Qualities - Motivation, sexuality

3. Naval Chakra - Manipura (Wheeled City of Jewels) Color - Yellow Location - Solar Plexus Gland - Pancreas Body part - Digestive system Food - Grain Aromas - Ylang ylang, bergamot Stones - Citrine, amber Planet - Mars Qualities - Power, focus

Empathic Body Signals

Written by Avalon De Witt

Empathy isrepparttar ability to feel other people's feelings. But besides this emotional experience, there is another aspect of empathy that few people consider, and that isrepparttar 136277 physical.

You may have heard stories of dogs that know when a person is about to have an epileptic seizure. We are all connected - to one another, and torepparttar 136278 earth. If you are empathic, it's likely that you are receiving psychic signals in your body.

If a certain physical sensation gets your attention, or seems particularly annoying, it could be that your body is "trying to tell you something." The body has its wisdom.

You may experience one or more ofrepparttar 136279 following:

* A heaviness inrepparttar 136280 pit of your stomach * Chills or tingling * A lump in your throat * Trouble sleeping * Twitches or tics * Ringing inrepparttar 136281 ears * Positive sensations, like a warmth or a vibration * Unexplained pain

Many people who chart their empathic body signals find that they have patterns. They often discover that a certain twitch or a ringing inrepparttar 136282 ears is consistently followed by some particular personal or global event.

You can chart your own empathic body signals too. Just follow these simple steps:

1. Purchase a calendar with enough space on each day to write at least a paragraph or two. If you can't find a calendar with enough space, you can make one in a notebook.

2. Record your sensations. Every time your body gets your attention with some sensation, any sensation at all that forces you to take notice, write it down on your calendar.

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