There are many ways to help maintain balanced chakras from meditation to yoga. However, clearing and balancing the chakras does not come from a one time fix. Whether you prefer to spend time in nature, meditate, or journal, there is no right or wrong way to maintain balanced chakras. It simply comes from consistent practice.
Balanced chakras = positive energy flow
Having balanced chakras can impact your aura, or energetic field. This in turn can affect who and what you attract into your life.
Negative thoughts, feelings, unhealthy foods, and lack of exercise can adversely impact the chakras. The long term effects could lead to mental, emotional, and physical imbalances or blocks in the chakras.
Like maintaining healthy teeth, chakras need to be consistently maintained.
It’s not like I go to the dentist only when when a root canal is need. I have to do my part in brushing my teeth and flossing every day.
By consistently taking small steps to balance your chakras, be it through meditation, yoga or other holistic healing practices, I am able to continuously clear any blocks that naturally build up through negative thoughts, feelings, unhealthy food, and so forth.
When in doubt, meditate it out.
As part of my meditation, I reflect on the following assessment questions for each chakra to see where I need to improve. After journaling out the responses, I create affirmations with what I would like to work on.
Since energy flows where the mind goes, I write down the affirmations on a piece of paper and place it somewhere I will see it at least once a day. It serves as a great reminder and helps me stay focused.
May you maintain balanced chakras with these journal prompts throughout the weeks ahead!
Clear your chakras throughout the day. It doesn't happen overnight. But you also don't need to spend a lot of time and energy doing so.
No need for meditation, headphones or mantras. You can even play this while sleeping or watching TV.
1. What belief patterns did you inherit from your upbringing?
2. Are there belief patterns that still influence your thinking but are no longer valid?
3. What characteristics within yourself would you like to strengthen?
1. How often do you express your creative energies?
2. What goals do you have that you have yet to pursue?
3. What stands in the way of acting upon those goals?
Solar Plexus Chakra:
1. What do you like about yourself? Are you working to change the things about yourself that you don’t like?
2. Are you afraid of responsibility? Or do you feel responsible for everything and everyone?
3. Are you continually wishing your life were different? If so, are you doing anything to make changes for the better?
1. Are there emotional memories that you may still need to heal?
2. Are there relationships in your life that require healing?
3. What is your understanding of forgiveness?
1. What is your definition of being “strong-willed”?
2. Are you able to express yourself honestly and openly?
3. Are you authentic?
Third Eye Chakra:
1. Are there beliefs you have that cause you to interpret things in a negative way? How about a positive way?
2. Are you judgmental? If so, what situations or relationships tend to bring out that tendency in you?
3. Are there beliefs you would like to change in yourself?
1. Have you ever sought guidance through meditation or prayers? If so, what answers to your questions or concerns would you most fear?
2. Have you started and stopped a meditation practice? If so, what are the reasons for not maintaining it?
3. Do you make efforts to perform acts of service to help others?
Reiki energy healing
Reiki is universal life force energy. Many disciplines have been developed to help develop and balance this energy, also known as ki, chi, prana, soul. Reiki, meditation, yoga, and feng shui are just a few of the many ways individuals can enhance the flow of this energy.
Reiki is not only a tool for physical healing.
Reiki helps to support mental and spiritual growth as well. Practicing Reiki consistently allows for a more fulfilling life as those who practice become more capable of seeing synchronicities in life. They are also able to let their lives be in the energetic flow.
Reiki Level I, II and III Techniques
There are many ways of practicing Reiki. I learned Reiki from an inspiring Reiki Master, Lisa Powers. Lisa is the author of Reiki: Level I, II, and Master Manual.
The Reiki: Level I, II, and Master Manual is a helpful and easy to read guide for anyone who wants to learn Reiki. Whether a beginner or advanced practitioner, this guide shows how to perform Reiki on yourself and others.
According to the Reiki: Level I, II, and Master Manual, by incorporating Reiki into your busy lifestyle, to include your self-care routine, you can achieve emotional and physical wellness…even if you only have minutes to spare.
My rollercoaster journey...
Before I started studying Reiki, I assumed Reiki energy healing was a one-time fix. I thought an energy healer could clear my blocks in one clean swoop session and life would be smooth sailing after that. Boy was I wrong.
Let’s backtrack to 2012.
After a tumultuous end of a relationship, I decided to work with an intuitive Reiki Master. In the midst of an emotional time, I was in a career that no longer resonated with me.
In fact, there were many times when I cried myself to sleep on Friday nights dreading Mondays. After a falling out with my best friend and then a meltdown in front of a manager, I knew it was time to make drastic changes.
Though my habit of changing jobs and changing cities were pretty drastic measures already, I knew deep down that I had to take a different approach. No more of this “when it rains, it pours” victim mentality.
Life was chaotic but that didn’t mean I had to stay at rock bottom.
Although I found the healing experience with the intuitive healer to be very enlightening, it was quite the emotional roller coaster ride during the months of healing.
My assumption that she was suppose to clear the blocks without requiring much effort on my part held me back from clearing mental and emotional fears.
She was very patient in mentoring me to look within and work through blocks. However, in the midst of chaos, it was hard to dig deep when all I wanted to do was blame my ex-boyfriend, micromanaging boss, passive aggressive coworkers, dysfunctional family, the weather, and just about everything else.
Going within for answers.
It was not until years later when I reflected upon my initial energy healing experience. I realized the process could have been a lot smoother had I took the time to dig deep and get to know myself.
I was disillusioned by what happiness was, how to achieve it and how to make it last.
Happiness was a moving target as I was only looking outward for happiness.
I realized that anything that goes towards my personal development lights me up and changes my being, thoughts, and in turn, my fundamental basis for a happy life.
A Reiki Master, or any type of energy healer, helps move the healing process. Reiki energy activates the natural healing processes of the body and helps to restore mental, physical and emotional well-being.
However, the healer is not responsible for fixing the broken heart, pent up angst from childhood, and so forth. That must come from the recipient, specifically digging deep within.
Healing emotional, physical and energetic imbalances.
According to the Reiki: Level I, II, and Master Manual, Reiki energy healing has been used successfully all over the world to heal emotional, physical and energetic imbalances.
With this guide you will have detailed support as you learn how to perform Reiki on yourself and others.
This guide will be helpful for individuals wishing to explore Reiki before taking a formal class. It can also be used as a manual within Reiki courses.
Those wishing to review their understanding from their Reiki courses will also find this manual helpful.