What is the solar plexus chakra?
The solar plexus chakra is associated with the color yellow and the sun. It comes after the root chakra and the sacral chakra , and is followed by the heart chakra , throat chakra , third eye chakra , and crown chakra .
The solar plexus chakra is linked to the element of fire and governs self-confidence , self-esteem and personal power. When you balance this chakra, you cultivate the drive to have a better understanding of yourself.
Working on your solar plexus chakra allows you to reflect on negative emotions related to a lack of self-esteem and self-confidence . You learn to think positive thoughts , and unlock unlimited potential .
Kundalini and the solar plexus chakra
Kundalini, or vital energy , remains dormant at the base of the spine . It is activated by well-being practices, such as meditation, pranayama or even prayer . When vital energy circulates in the third chakra , that of the solar plexus , you feel greater self-confidence, and you express yourself more freely. You have a better understanding of your purpose in life , and are more motivated.
Why rebalance your solar plexus chakra?
The solar plexus chakra is the energy center of the body. When activated through wellness balancing activities, it releases fire energy : this allows you to cleanse and purify your emotional baggage . The objective? Neutralize emotions in order to connect to the physical body, mind and soul in a deeper way.
How to recognize an unbalanced solar plexus chakra?
When your solar plexus chakra is out of balance , it can manifest as physical symptoms: pancreas and gallbladder problems, digestive problems, fatigue. Some people have emotional symptoms : they feel aggressive, fear rejection, feel insecure, and have negative thought patterns. They have low self-esteem, feel helpless , and cannot manage their emotions.
How to open the solar plexus chakra through yoga?
There are asanas that allow you to open the Manipura chakra . Indeed, sun salutations include yoga postures that help you warm your body and connect it to the fire energy of the sun .
You can start with boat pose (Navasana): sit on the floor and extend your legs forward. Lift your sternum and shift your body weight back so that you are balancing on your seat bones. Exhale as you bend your knees to a 45-degree angle. Hold this posture for ten to twenty seconds.
Bow Pose (Dhanurasana): Lie on your stomach, raise your feet toward the ceiling by bending your knees and grasp the outer edges of your ankles with your hands. As you inhale, lift your upper body. Exhale and bring your legs back. Raise the crown of your head, look ahead, and hold this position for five breaths.
How to use lithotherapy to rebalance your solar plexus chakra?
Certain stones help you rebalance and open your solar plexus chakra . Tiger's eye helps you regain your will and your self-confidence. The golden stripes of this mineral stimulate your courage to return to an energy of action.
Malachite is also associated with the heart and solar plexus chakras: it symbolizes protection and the fight against evil. It will give you the will and responsibility you need to initiate the necessary changes in your life. Amazonite can also be a great ally for opening the solar plexus chakra : it relieves depression and eliminates inner agitation.
Stones can be used in different ways:
- During meditation: simply hold the chosen stone in your hands. Sit in a comfortable position, close your eyes and begin to meditate;
- In your home: you can use the crystals to decorate your living space with solar plexus chakra stones;
- Worn in energetic jewelry : it is possible to wear the stones in the form of necklaces , bracelets or other types of jewelry.
Positive affirmations to unblock the solar plexus chakra
Positive affirmations help unblock the solar plexus chakra . All you need to do is repeat a few positive affirmations every day . You can do this as soon as you get up and throughout the day:
- “I have the courage to create positive changes in my life. »
- “I stand in my personal power. »
- " I'm capable. »
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