7 Days to Balanced Chakras

Updated: Nov 12, 2019

7 Days to Balanced Chakras
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Chakras are the 7 energetic centers located at your endocrine glands. When your chakras are balanced, energy is able to freely flow through you energetic system which leads to a greater sense of peace, happiness, and wellness.

According to the law of attraction, we can attract what and who we want into our life by holding space for that thought. By holding positive energy, we attract positive results.

Having balanced chakras impacts your aura, or your energetic field. A balanced and cleansed aura will allow you to attract positive results.

There are numerous ways to balance and cleanse your chakras from eating foods associated with the colors of each of the chakras to practicing yoga where particular poses help to open up certain chakras.

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Not sure which chakra is out of balance?

Take an inventory of your current biggest challenges. Is it communicating effectively and with compassion with a coworker (throat chakra)? Or forgiving your boss for a harsh email (heart chakra)?

Each day, focus on balancing one chakra at a time. By the end of the week, notice how you feel once when you have a more balanced chakra system!

Day 1: Root Chakra

Impacts: Career, money mindset and sense of belonging.

The root chakra, located at the base of the spine, is associated with your sense of security. When balanced, this helps your ability to handle conflicts with a calm and constructive mind. An imbalanced root chakra can lead to fatigue and anxiety.

Here are 3 ways to clear the root chakra:

1. Going for a walk in nature will help you stay grounded.

2. Surround yourself with earthy smells, such as clove essential oil.

3. Wear red, the color associated with the root chakra, to enhance your connection to the Earth.

Remember, setting your intention matters. Before doing any of the activities, set your intention. For example, you might set the intention to balance your root chakra and to build your sense of security.

Essential oils: Nutmeg, Bergamot, Clove, Patchouli

May you start feeling more confident, relaxed and secure each day forward!

Day 2: Sacral Chakra

Impacts: Sensuality, intimacy, creativity

The second chakra is the sacral chakra, associated with creativity. It's your pleasure center and the human emotional drive. The root chakra, located below the naval.

When balanced, this gives you the ability to experience pleasure, helps nurture your sense of abundance and well-being. An imbalanced sacral chakra can lead to difficulties in relationships, jobs and health.

Here are 3 ways to clear the sacral chakra:

1. Journaling to become more aware of the emotional drivers in your situation.

2. Take on creative activities: designing, drawing, painting, scrapbooking, writing, playing, doing crossword puzzles.

3. Wear orange, the color associated with the sacral chakra, to boost positive emotions.

Essential oils: Ylang Ylang, Cardamom, Sandalwood

May you start feeling more creative and joyful each day forward!

Day 3: Solar Plexus Chakra

Impacts: personal power

The 3rd chakra, the solar plexus chakra, is associated with inner strength and willpower. It is located at the stomach area and represents your ability to be confident and in control of your life.

When balanced, it gives you the sense of self-confidence and courage. An imbalanced solar plexus chakra can lead to feelings of inadequacy and constantly second guessing yourself.

Here are 3 ways to clear the solar plexus chakra:

1. Challenge yourself! Step out of your comfort zone by changing your daily routine.

2. Dressing sharp (even if you don't feel it)!

3. Wear yellow, the color associated with the solar plexus chakra, to brighten up your mood, raise your vibrations and increase your confidence.

Essential oils: Eucalyptus, Juniper berry, Cassia cinnamon

May you start feeling more empowered each day forward!

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Day 4: Heart Chakra

Impacts: love, relationships, self-acceptance

The 4th chakra, the heart chakra, is associated with love, compassion, and forgiveness.

When balanced, the energy produced by the heart chakra allows us to have meaningful relationships and to feel empathy, passion, and care for others. Jealousy, anger, bitterness, and resentment are symptoms of a closed heart chakra.

Here are 3 easy ways to clear the solar plexus chakra:

1. Meditate to raise self-control of your thoughts which will lead to the positive choice of giving unconditional love.

2. Perform an act of kindness every day for a week. Notice how it makes you feel.

3. Wear green, the color associated with the heart chakra, to enhance the heart's vitality to give and receive love.

Essential oils: Palmarossa, Rose, Sweet marjoram, Geranium

May you start feeling more love and at peace each day forward!

Day 5: Throat Chakra

Impacts: communication, authenticity

The 5th chakra, the throat chakra, is associated with communication, speaking your truth, and authenticity.

When balanced, the energy from the throat chakra allows for open communication and honest self-expression. When imbalanced, you may struggle to communicate your real thoughts and feelings.

Here are 3 ways to clear the throat chakra:

1. Singing, even if it’s only you in the shower, is a great therapy for opening the throat chakra.

2. Take a moment to organize your thoughts. Be comfortable with your own ideas and opinions.

3. Wear blue, the color associated with the throat chakra, to open up your communication channel.

Essential oils: Eucalyptus, Vanilla, Chamomile

May you start communicating with more compassion each day forward!

Day 6: Third Eye Chakra

Impacts: intuitive abilities and senses

The 6th chakra, the third eye chakra, is associated with intuition and wisdom.

When balanced, you tend to make accurate intuitive decisions and evaluations about your career, family and the intentions of other people. You often have clear sense of direction in everything that you do. When imbalanced, you may be indecisive, uncommitted and unconfident of the decisions you end up making.

Here are 3 ways to clear the throat chakra:

1. Visualization exercises: Close your eyes and imagine yourself doing something you love to do and allow yourself to daydream about yourself doing what makes you happy.

2. Keep a dream journal to your bed and as soon as you’re awake, jot down the key images you saw in your dreams.

3. Wear indigo, the color associated with the throat chakra, to open up your intuitive channel.

Essential oils: Rosemary, Lavender, Chamomile

May you start making clear decisions and doing more of what you love each day forward!

Day 7: Crown Chakra

Impacts: spirituality, enlightenment

The 7th chakra, the crown chakra, is associated with enlightenment and divine consciousness.

When balanced, you perpetually feel connected to a higher power, be it God, the Universe or simply your higher self. You feel immense gratitude for the universal love and appreciation you feel towards yourself and others. When imbalanced, you may feel alone and despondent.

Here are 3 ways to clear the crown chakra:

1. Gratitude for the tough challenges because these times are important in your life’s journey. The lessons from our biggest frustrations in life setbacks serve as teachers and guides.

2. Walking meditation outdoors helps to stimulate the pineal gland and open the crown chakra.

3. Yoga and spiritual studies will help move you forward on the path to enlightenment.

Essential oils: Frankincense, Lavandin, Vanilla

May you start feeling more spiritually connected each day forward!

Clear your money chakra!

Feeling stuck in your career? Got stubborn money blocks? Your money chakra, aka root chakra, may be unbalanced.

The key to clear blocks getting in your way of being in the energetic flow is to align yourself to vibrate at the frequency of where you want to be in life.

By incorporating a holistic approach, you are better able to raise your vibrations to attract financial abundance.

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