TO KNOW ONE’S SELF.
This Chakra is all about our emotional and sexual well being. It’s about being in touch with our feelings, sensuality and our passion. This Chakra connects us to the more Feminine aspects of ourselves. It doesn’t matter if we are Female or Male, we all need to nourish this Yin, receptive, creative energy for our emotional and sexual well being (Natalie Southgate – Chakradance)
When energy is free to move through the root chakra, it automatically flows up into the Sacral chakra. The Sacral chakra is responsible for emotions, sensation, sexuality, reproduction and creativity.
From this chakra we connect with our innermost selves.
We are sensual, divine creators, capable of self knowledge and wisdom.
One function of this chakra is to introduce us to, and let us come to know our inner beauty. Strength and potential we harbour deep inside. We learn that we can create love, ecstacy and life.
The more we are able to connect and resonate with the Sacral chakra, the stronger the sense of self worth and self love..
The Sacral chakra is the sacred home of I, we have all asked at one time or another,
Who am I? What is my purpose in life?
Answers to these questions can be found deep in the Sacral chakra.
It is through working with this chakra that we come to know our individual beauty, creativity and wisdom.
The Sacral chakra sits at the lower abdomen, it is the home of Self and it’s quality is centring.
The gonads, ovaries and testes are governed by this chakra, the womb, genitals, kidneys, bladder and muscles.
In balance all emotion is allowed, we feel balanced and come into our centre, becoming centred requires an inner stillness which allows the body/mind to tap into it’s potential for self regulation.
Out of balance we are afraid of emotions, we hold onto tears, fluid retention, and damn up feelings and prevent the Sacral energy flow.
Represented by the six petal lotus, the colour orange and the element of water,
Saraswati is the Goddess of the arts and creativity is related to this chakra.
Foods to balance this chakra, leafy vegetables, salad leaves, cucumber, melon, mushrooms.
Herbs, Dong Quai, Black Haw, Black Willow Bark.
Aromatherapy oils, Clary Sage, Jasmine, Rose, Ylang Ylang, Sandalwood
Crystals, Carnelian, Amber, Orange Calcite, Coral.
Sacral Chakra Health Check…
Answer No more than 3 times may indicate that you have an imbalance in the Sacral Chakra.
I’m in touch with my feelings and find it easy to express my emotions…….. Yes / No
I enjoy healthy intimate relationships….Yes / No
I am in touch with my own sensual nature…Yes / No
I regularly do activities that i find pleasurable…Yes / No
I have things that i am passionate about in my life…Yes / No
I can identify what my needs are…Yes / No
I love to dance, moving with music makes me feel good…Yes / No
I make time for myself to relax and feel good…Yes / No
I’m comfortable embracing changes in my life…Yes / No
I enjoy taking baths and swimming…Yes / No
Tips for balancing the Sacral Chakra…
Get support for any emotional issues going on in your life. This may include finding a form of therapy such as counceling or energy healing.
Try not to keep feelings bottled up, find safe ways to express and release emotions eg talk to a friend, journal, morning pages, dancing, painting, writing.
Find a regular practice to help keep you emotionally balanced, eg Chakradance, Yoga, Meditation, Qi Gong, Relaxation.
Find time to do the things you really enjoy, book a professional Massage, book a date with yourself, give yourself a massage, facial manicure/pedicure, cook yourself a gorgeous meal, create some YOU time everyday. The most important relationship you can ever have, is with yourself.
Create an emotionally calming environment at home, create a lovey personal space with candles, flowers, crystals, meditation area.
Find you Tribe…Spend time around positive and uplifting people
MY 10 STEPS TO SELF CARE.
IF IT FEELS WRONG, DON’T DO IT
SAY EXACTLY WHAT YOU MEAN.
DON’T BE A PEOPLE PLEASER.
TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS.
NEVER SPEAK BADLY ABOUT YOURSELF.
NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAMS.
DON’T BE AFRAID TO SAY NO.
DON’T BE AFRAID TO SAY YES!!
BE KIND TO YOURSELF
STAY AWAY FROM DRAMA AND NEGATIVITY.