CHAKRAS and our energetic body (Part 2)
Updated: Sep 26, 2019
Previously, we briefly described what are Chakras, their location with reference to our body, and the parts it governs. Here we will look at what happens when these Chakras are not balanced and how we could remedy it.
1. Root Chakra: Muladhara
Underactive Signs: Insecurity. Disconnected with the outside world. High anxiety. Fearful Nervousness.
Overactive Signs: Easily provoked. Aggressive. Short-tempered. Controlling. Greedy. Materialistic. Resist/Unable to adapt to change.
Other Issues: Physical issues related to colon, legs and lower back. Weight loss/gain. Anemia. Laziness. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Depression.
2. Sacral Chakra: Svadhishthana
Underactive Signs: Constant feelings of Guilt. Avoidance of pleasure. Sluggish and Lazy. Lack of creativity.
Overactive Signs: Highly emotional. Over dramatic. Sexual addictions. Unhealthy mental, emotional and physical attachment to others.
Other Issues: Issues with menstrual cycle, kidney issues and urinal infection. Infertility, fibroids or cysts.
3. Solar Plexus (Navel) Chakra: Manipura
Underactive Signs: Shy. Lack of confidence. Nervous and require constant approval. Tend to worry excessively
Overactive Signs: Judgemental. Over-energetic. Critical. Aggressive. Self-righteous.
Other Issues: Procrastination. Digestive Issues.
4. Heart Chakra: Anahata
Underactive Signs: Feeling unloved. Cold and distant. Inferior. Constantly looking out for emotional support.
Overactive Signs: Feelings of extreme emotions without control. Lack of discipline. Living a life through someone else.
Other Issues: Heart Palpitations. Immune system dysfunction. Circulation issues.
5. Throat Chakra: Vishuddha
Underactive Signs: Afraid of expressing views. Prefer whispering when speaking. Timid and unable to stand up for themselves. Difficulty articulating and expressing their feelings and thoughts.
Overactive Signs: Critical and judgemental. Domineering and likes shouting at others. Unable to listen or understand others.
Other Issues: Thyroid and throat issues. Neck and shoulder stiffness or pains. Dental or jaw issues.
6. Third Eye Chakra: Ajna
Underactive Signs: Difficulty visualizing and memorizing. Poor Intuition and overly rational.
Overactive Signs: Over-imaginative. Living in own fantasy world.
Other Issues: Visual and hearing problems. Panic attacks. Depression. Stress and Chronic headaches. Learning difficulties.
7. Crown Chakra: Sahasrara
Underactive Signs: Spiritually disconnected. Selfish. Lack of values and morals. Lack of Meaning in life. Lack of Joy.
Overactive Signs: Obsessed with spirituality. Disconnected from the present.
Other Issues: Neurological Issues. Nervous system Issues. Parkinson’s disease. Alzheimer’s. Paralysis, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis. Senility. Dementia
You may identify yourself with one or more of such issues listed above. However, it does not necessarily mean that you are in need of help. As we live through our lives, our daily events that occur to us may affect our Chakras, causing them to be over/underactive for a period of time. However, these imbalances usually does not last for long.
If you realize that there are symptoms that have been with you for quite some time, and it affects your daily life and interactions with the people around you, you may like to take note of the following suggestions below for balancing and clearing any blockages in the chakra:
There are several yoga studios in Singapore that allows you to get into a healthy routine. Many of these yoga poses rebalances the Chakra, while keeping you fit at the same time too!
2. Sound Healing
Just as how music can affect our emotions, sounds from the Tibetan singing bowls are also capable of balancing our Chakras. With our Sound Therapists, we deliver a pleasurable experience of immersing in the calming sounds of the singing bowls while allowing restoring the balance in the Chakras.
Find out more here: https://www.outreachsg.com/sound-healing
3. Reiki Therapy
At Outreach, our Reiki Masters are capable of utilizing Reiki for chakra balancing. With the aid of Crystal Singing Bowls, some Reiki Masters could provide an additional experience of Sound Healing too.
Find out more here: https://www.outreachsg.com/reiki-healing
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