Chakras, crystals, essential oils, Sacral Chakra, yoga

Confident, Creative, Cheerful Sacral Chakra

Monday resonates bright ORANGE with your source of confidence, creativity, cheerfulness and friendly Sacral Chakra.   This potential energy area in your pelvic region influences personal creativity ranging from artistic expression to creative problem solving.  We are energy transformers–alive and developing in proportion to how much of this universal energy we accept and how freely it flows through us. The better we transmit this energy or allow it to flow through us the more confident, creative, and cheerful we become.

Chant:  “I FEEL”

Silently Meditate, focusing on your orange energy and  affirming “I Feel”

SOUNDS: Start some meditation music.  One I found was: Extremely Powerful | Sacral Chakra Awakening Music for Meditation| 303 Hz Frequency Vibrations Meditative Mind – Meditation Music

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CRYSTALS: Orange Calcite helps integrate the spiritual realm with the physical body, enhances creativity, and is helpful when working with emotional issues. Orange Calcite assist with energizing and cleansing the lower chakras. Working with Orange Calcite, read that as intentions, can bring higher insights from the upper chakras down into the lower chakras for processing so they can be used in a more instinctual way without needing extended thought.
Meditating with Orange Calcite can bring insights into the causes of apathy or lethargy, allowing you to take back control over your life (in place of worry).  Let your intention for JOYFUL, CREATIVE, CONFIDENCE  be known then silently listen to the Universe knowing your crystals have the same vibration.

Orange Calcite’s vital energy can serve as a catalyst for the release of past traumas that have been holding you back, allowing for optimism and joy to come in. If you have been  experiencing depression you may  benefit from Orange Calcite’s infusion of bright vibrations into your lower chakras.

AROMAS:  Neroli, also called Orange Blossom, with its sweet, delicate, citrusy aroma, has powerful emotional effects. It calms and relaxes the body and spirit. Its frequency vibrates at the second chakra and encourages sensuality, peace, courage, and joy. A natural tranquilizer, Neroli is often used for anxiety and shock from trauma.   Not only do select essential oils enhance your joy, cheerfulness, creativity and confidence but they  can destroy harmful fungi, viruses, and bacteria in the air we breathe as well as inside our bodies. While being deadly to pathogenic microbes, they are harmless and helpful to humans.             Essential oils can act like hormones to keep our organs and bodily functions in balance and can even fill in the differences, or stimulate our bodies to produce, when our bodies do not manufacture the hormones we need.         Essential oils can elevate our bodily frequencies, helping us to stay healthy and immune to disease. Their vibrations resonate with our tissues in helpful ways according to our wishes and mental directions.       Essential oils are nature’s most powerful antioxidants that cleanse free radicals from our systems. This helps maintain a state of wellness and can extend our life spans.        Essential oils work in our limbic systems to help clear negative feelings and blocked emotions, thus eliminating the root causes of many diseases and conditions. Essential oils support and increase our intuitive powers and sharpen our spiritual awareness, which is why religions all over the world, from ancient times to the present, diffuse the aromas of essential oils as incense in their sanctuaries in order to facilitate effective meditation and prayer.

MEDITATION:      Put your hands in your lap, palms up, on top of each other. Left hand underneath, its palm touching the back of the fingers of the right hand. The tips of the thumbs touch gently.
Concentrate on the Sacral chakra at the sacral bone (on the lower back).
Chant the sound VAM.
Affirmation: “I am RADIANT!

I am BEAUTIFUL!

I AM CREATIVE!

I AM CHEERFUL!

I AM CONFIDENT!

I AM STRONG!

I ENJOY a HEALTHY and PASSIONATE LIFE!

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YOGA:  Low Squat Pose:

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This low squat focuses on the pelvis, opens the hips and allows you to be open and receptive physically, emotionally, and energetically in order to be strong and accept yourself fully.

Repeat the Affirmations while holding the pose.

Forward Fold Pose

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As you use hip openers and forward folds to work with this chakra, you cultivate a sense of fluidity and ease in your low belly, low back, hips, sacral plexus, and pelvis that connects with your creative energy.

SEE YALL LATER:   One way to access the potential that lies within this chakra is through creative movement. Everyone, including you, is inherently, wildly creative. So  put on some Latin Music which resonates with the Sacral Chakra and start moving your body. Just move—be silly, be soulful, let it rip. Creative movement is native to you, you just have to remind yourself by doing it. And when you do, you’ll also unlock creative thinking. Creative thinking is what empowers you to take positive actions that can change your life and the lives of others. So what are you waiting for?
Dance away your cares, Love your body!  Put some Latin Music  on your play list, DANCE away your cares.  LOVE your body, LOVE your confident, creative, cheerful SELF.

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Chakras, essential oils, Heart Chakra, meditations

Vibrant Green Heart Chakra

Vibrant Green Heart Chakra is where Mind, Body and Spirit Unite!

Heart Chakra Spin heart zentangle          Anahata Heart Chakra                                 Zentangle from Pinterest         on Pinterest by Examiner.com

Your  vibrating Heart Chakra is all about love, air, social identity….

It’s also about balance, equilibrium, and well-being.

If  we ask what is well-being and  how we want to live — what we seek from life, what makes life meaningful for us, most of us will agree that the goal of all our goals is happiness.

Most definitions of happiness,  Eric Fromm, (Great humanistic philosopher of the 20th century, as explored by Maria Popova in “Brain Pickings Weekly”  March 27th ), observes,” converge at some version of having our needs met and our wishes fulfilled — but this raises the question of what it is we actually want…. It’s essentially a question about human nature — or, rather, about the interplay of nature and nurture mediated by norms. Adding to the vocabulary of gardening as a metaphor for understanding happiness and making sense of mastery, Fromm illustrates his point:

This is indeed well understood by any gardener. The aim of the life of a rosebush is to be all that is inherent as potentiality in the rosebush: that its leaves are well developed and that its flower is the most perfect rose that can grow out of this seed. The gardener knows, then, in order to reach this aim he must follow certain norms that have been empirically found. The rosebush needs a specific kind of soil, of moisture, of temperature, of sun and shade. It is up to the gardener to provide these things if he wants to have beautiful roses. But even without his help the rosebush tries to provide itself with the optimum of needs. It can do nothing about moisture and soil, but it can do something about sun and temperature by growing “crooked,” in the direction of the sun, provided there is such an opportunity. Why would not the same hold true for the human species?

Even if we had no theoretical knowledge about the reasons for the norms that are conducive to man’s optimal growth and functioning, experience tells us just as much as it tells the gardener. Therein lies the reason that all great teachers of man have arrived at essentially the same norms for living, the essence of these norms being that the overcoming of greed, illusions, and hate, and the attainment of love and compassion, are the conditions for attaining optimal being. Drawing conclusions from empirical evidence, even if we cannot explain the evidence theoretically, is a perfectly sound and by no means “unscientific” method, although the scientists’ ideal will remain, to discover the laws behind the empirical evidence.

He distills the basic principle of life’s ultimate aim:

The goal of living [is] to grow optimally according to the conditions of human existence and thus to become fully what one potentially is; to let reason or experience guide us to the understanding of what norms are conducive to well-being, given the nature of man that reason enables us to understand.
But one of the essential ingredients of well-being, Fromm notes, has been gruesomely warped by capitalist industrial society — the idea of freedom and its attainment by the individual:

Liberation has been exclusively applied to liberation from outside forces; by the middle class from feudalism, by the working class from capitalism, by the peoples in Africa and Asia from imperialism.

Such external liberation, Fromm argues, is essentially political liberation — an inherently limiting pseudo-liberation, which can obscure the emergence of various forms of imprisonment and entrapment within the political system. He writes:

This is the case in Western democracy, where political liberation hides the fact of dependency in many disguises… Man can be a slave even without being put in chains… The outer chains have simply been put inside of man. The desires and thoughts that the suggestion apparatus of society fills him with, chain him more thoroughly than outer chains. This is so because man can at least be aware of outer chains but be unaware of inner chains, carrying them with the illusion that he is free. He can try to overthrow the outer chains, but how can he rid himself of chains of whose existence he is unaware?

Any attempt to overcome the possibly fatal crisis of the industrialized part of the world, and perhaps of the human race, must begin with the understanding of the nature of both outer and inner chains; it must be based on the liberation of man in the classic, humanist sense as well as in the modern, political and social sense… The only realistic aim is total liberation, a goal that may well be called radical (or revolutionary) humanism.

The two most pernicious chains keeping us from liberation, Fromm observes, are our culture’s property-driven materialism and our individual intrinsic tendencies toward narcissism…..”

Those internal ‘chains’ clog up the free flow of Universal energy -chi-Prana that allow our very essence to expand and give off the fragrance of our one-of-a-kindness.

SOUNDS:  Meditation Music for Clearing the Heart Chakra to allow your love energy to fill the air and vibrate with the sounds.  One I found was Miraculous Healing Music for Heart Chakra (Anahata) by Meditative Music-Meditative Mind

CRYSTALS: “The fair and lovely Rose Quartz, with its gentle pink essence, is a stone of the heart, a Crystal of Unconditional Love.     Rose Quartz also inspires the love of beauty, in oneself and others, in nature, and especially that which stimulates the imagination – art, music and the written word.”

AROMAS: The highest frequency Essential oil: ROSE

MEDITATION:  Visualize a pink rose in your Spring green heart energy field.

From the OSHO Mystic rose Meditation : Our lives can become just a utility –” just a function which any robot can do. 

“The only thing that the robot cannot do is meditation. In other words, I am saying that those who are not in meditation are being robots, without being aware that they are just utilities, functions, they are needed.

But a person of meditation   realizes that it does not matter whether they are needed or not – they are a joy unto themselves. They are bliss, they do not depend on anybody  or anyTHING to make themselves blissful. That is the only freedom possible in the world. Otherwise we are a slave in chains.

                                                 pink rose petals

“I would like people to understand it absolutely that unless you become blissful on your own accord, unless your rose opens within your own being, you are just a commodity, just a thing, an object. Meditation reveals your subjectivity. Subjectivity is your consciousness, and your consciousness and its experience makes your life significant, meaningful, eternal, immortal, without any beginning and without any end. A celebration, moment-to-moment a dance.

And unless you have caste aside the chains of slavery and transformed your life into a moment-to-moment dance you have missed the opportunity that existence gives you.”

YOGA:   Poses (Asanas )that enliven the heart chakra include passive chest openers in which we arch gently over a blanket or bolster, shoulder stretches such as the arm positions of Cow Face (Gomukhasana)heart chakra of Cow face Pose Comukhasanaand Garudasana (Eagle Pose),

Heart Chakra-Eagle-Pose Heart Chakra Eagle Pose

and backbends.

Heart Chakra backbend

Being an even-numbered, feminine chakra, the heart center naturally yearns to release and let go. Doing backbends develops the trust and surrender we need to open the heart fully. When we feel fearful, there is no room for love, and our bodies show contraction. When we choose love, the fear melts away, and our practice takes on a joyful quality. In many backbending poses, the heart is positioned higher than the head. It’s wonderfully refreshing to let the mind drop away from the top position and instead lead with the heart.

Some signs that the heart chakra is overpowering your life can include co-dependency, possessiveness, jealousy, heart disease, and high blood pressure. For these symptoms, forward bends are the best antidote, because they are grounding and foster introspection. While people with deficient heart chakras need to open to receive love more fully, those with excessive heart chakras find healing by slowing down to discover inside themselves the nourishment they have been seeking from others.

Heart Chakra forward bend heart Chakra forward bend sittingThe most powerful way to open, energize, and balance not just the heart chakra but all of our chakras is to love ourselves and others. Love is the greatest healer.

SEE YA LATER:

“If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall.  I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds. I would pick more daisies. “~Nadine Stair

We choose how to live each day, and we choose the type of person we want to be.  Unfortunately, we often choose the type of person that we think others want to see rather than the person we truly are, and that prevents us from going barefoot early in the spring or spending time picking daisies when we could be “being productive.” 

How about slinging off the chains of expectations and finding something to do today that doesn’t take much time at all, or commercial ‘possessions’, but is truly enjoyable?  Why not do it? And then keep on doing it each day!!  Experience FREEDOM to just be sparkling YOU doing what you like to do.

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Brow Chakra, Chakras, crystals, essential oils, yoga

Ingenious Indigo Third Eye Chakra

Ingenious, as in cleverly resourceful, describes our indigo  vortex of swirling POTENTIAL energy. Energy to see beyond the evident, to visualize the bigger picture if we have the intention of keeping the energy flowing and practice using the potential inherent within.

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From Pinterest

Our third-eye, also known as the Brow Chakra, is a main point for external life energy (prana, chi) to enter and be distributed to the other chakras. It is also a key to ongoing spiritual development. Thus, keeping it as clear and balanced as possible is your ingenuity at work.

As humans we are energy transformers; we are alive and developing in proportion to how much of this universal energy we accept and how freely it flows through us. The better we transmit this energy or allow it to flow through us, the more alive and contented and effective we become.

Access to the universal energies and good physical and mental health is through meditation and intention.

Intentions such as:

“My mind is clear and agile.”
“I envision and create beauty and goodness.”
“My imagination is vivid and powerful.”
“I am open to the wisdom within me.”
“I am open to greater and greater spiritual awareness.”

SOUNDS: Strike up your Third-Eye Playlist or select some Meditation Music for the Brow Chakra.  One I found was: WARNING! Extremely Powerful Third Eye Opening Binaural Beat Meditation iGodMind Subliminal and Meditation Mind Movies

CRYSTALS: Azurite has long been used to guide psychic development and increase metaphysical powers. It raises consciousness to the highest level, facilitates a meditative channeling state, urges the soul toward enlightenment, and controls spiritual unfoldment. A powerful healing stone and energy conduit, Azurite challenges your view of reality, releasing programmed belief systems so that you move into the unknown without fear. Drawing out emotional debris and ancient fears, and given your intentions, cleanses the emotional body and brings about inner peace.

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AROMAS: Clary Sage  an oil all about “clarity”, giving you the ability to see clearly what is muddled, or to look ahead with vision and clarity at the possibilities.

Because Clary Sage oil is an aide in eliminating confusion and illusion, it’s often used on the brow and during meditation, contemplation, or creative work. It can help us see possibilities that we struggle to find when we’re lost in our own heads or thoughts and need to tap into something deeper, and, given intention, can bring light to dark places we’re struggling to move through. It helps us to open ourselves to intuition and inner wisdom to be guided by an understanding that is both deeper within and further beyond us.

MEDITATIONS:Put your hands before the lower part of your breast. The middle fingers are straight and touch at the tops, pointing forward. The other fingers are bended and touch at the upper two phalanges. The thumbs point towards you and touch at the tops.
Concentrate on the Third Eye chakra slightly above the point between the eyebrows.
Chant the sound OM or AUM.

Now spend as long as you desire in COMPLETE SILENT MEDITATION

YOGA:build awareness in your ajna chakra to begin to see everything in your life more clearly.
start by doing an awakening exercise for the ajna chakra. Take a comfortable seat. Softly close your eyes. Turn your gaze gently to your third eye, or the space between your eyebrows. Bring your hands to a prayer position and begin rubbing them together vigorously.

Once you have created a good amount of heat between your palms, cup them over your eyes. Let the eyes absorb the heat. Feel the heat soften any tension in or around the eyes. Repeat this process 3 times pausing to feel between each round.

Set Your Ajna Intention
Now set your intention for this practice. To grease the wheels, here are some themes that relate to the sixth chakra: Unlocking intuition; improving correct perception; seeing that you are connected to everyone and everything; inviting third eye wisdom to light your way. Feel free to use any of these or choose your own. As long as your intention feels true for you it has value.

Dolphin Plank
Come onto your hands and knees. Bring your elbows to the floor directly under your shoulders and bring your hands to Prayer (Anjali Mudra). Step the feet back as you straighten your legs behind you. The only points of contact with the floor are the balls of the feet and the forearms. Make your legs super strong, engage your belly and pull your front ribs in and up to widen the low back. This is a challenging pose, stick with it! Imagine the prayer hands and the third eye are connected by an invisible stream. That stream is your intention. Stay laser-focused on it for 5–10 breaths. Let your resolve to attach to something worthy of your attention make you strong. When you release the pose, rest on your belly.

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Eagle Pose
Garudasana
From standing bend your knees. Lift your right knee and stack it on top of your left. Then wrap your right foot behind your left shin if possible. Bring your arms to shoulder height and stack your left elbow on top of your right, wrapping the right hand into the left. Keep elbows bent at 90 degrees. Balance here bringing your hips down low. Encourage your knees to move toward the midline instead of skewing to one side. The word “garuda” means to devour. Let this pose devour ego, doubt, and fear, clearing the way for loving intention. Spend 5 breaths on this side and then switch.

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Warrior III Pose
Virabhadrasana III
From standing with arms by your side, engage your legs and begin to tip the pelvis forward. Send your left leg straight back and up until it is parallel to the floor. Extend the spine and head forward also keeping the upper body parallel to the floor. There should be plum line from the head to the left toes. Reach your arms straight back and firm the triceps. Lift your low belly to widen the low back and stand here strong and balanced. Connect with the third eye center and realize that the more we connect to everyone and everything, the easier it is for us to remain balanced even in the least stable conditions. Stay here for 5 breaths, soft but strong.

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Dolphin Pose
This pose is similar to Downward-Facing Dog except its done on the forearms. Begin on your hands and knees. Place your elbows directly under your shoulders and bring your hands to anjali mudra as you did in Dolphin Plank. Tuck your toes and lift your hips up and back as you straighten your legs. Feet should be about hip-width apart. Firm your shoulder blades into the ribs and lift the shoulders away from the ears to free your neck. Walk your feet in a little closer to your arms, bring the thumbs of your prayer mudra to the third eye. Spend 3 breaths here, bringing all of your attention to the third eye center.

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Child’s Pose
Balasana
Time to rest! From hands and knees, ease the sitbones back onto the heels into Child’s Pose. Gently rest your forehead on the earth, reach your arms forward and take 5 slow breaths. Let the gentle pressure on the third eye sink you deeper into a meditative and insightful repose. Allow your whole body to release deeply.

from slide show, Third-Eye Chakra Tune-Up Practice By Stephanie Snyder

SEE YA LATER:  SEE beyond the obvious to the INGENIOUS, the miracle, in each moment of awareness throughout your day

NAMASTE,                                                                                                                                                                              Priscilla

 

 

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Chakras, meditations, Solar Plexus Chakra, yoga

Stupendous Solar Energy Infatuation

It is infatuation I know

Just  good ole Solar Plexus Glow

The swirling yellow belly show

Is confident power, don’t you know!

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Solar Plexus painting

Stupendous Solar Plexus Chakra Speaks:
“I am your gateway to inner authority,
your personal strength of will, self-esteem, and commitment!                                                                                                         I am the place where you absorb what has come to you from without,                                                                                         choose what you will do with it within,                                                                                                                                               and what outward actions you will take in response,                                                                                                                     where you choose what you will retain,                                                                                                                                                 and what you will release.”

 

SOUNDS:  Put on some Solar Plexus Meditation Music.  One that I found was Mediation for Solar Plexus Chakra by Ellaeenah Jade Fire

AROMAS: For some energetic enhancement diffuse Rosemary and Lemon EO’s to increase the vibration in your glowing spinning solar Plexus located in your stomach area.

CRYSTALS: Energize crystals of  Citrine,Peridot and/or Amber with your intention to feel and own your own power.

MEDITATION:   Put your hands before your stomach, slightly below your solar plexus. Let the fingers join at the tops, all pointing away from you. Cross the thumbs. It is important to straighten the fingers.

Concentrate on this stupendously bright sunshine energy vortex located on the inside of your spine, a bit above the level of the navel.
Chant the sound RAM.

YOGA:

The best solar plexus chakra yoga poses are those that strengthen your core and help you to feel more powerful and confident:

Warrior 1 is a strong pose that establishes a firm connection with the earth and opens up the solar plexus area—Stand in Mountain Pose , Take a deep breath and on an exhale step your left foot back about 3.5 feet.
Turn your left foot to about 45 degree angle. Make sure your left foot is firmly planted and touching the ground.
On an exhale, bend your right knee over the right ankle, so that your shin is perpendicular to the floor. If you can, bring your right thigh parallel with the floor.
Raise your arms above your head and touch the palms together (as in prayer position).
Breathe deeply and hold the position for one minute.
Bend your knees and step your feet back together. Repeat on the other side.

Warrior I Pose

SEE YA LATER:  Go forth with your STUPENDOUS powerfully energizing glow, knowing your are loveable and empowered.

Digest what empowers you
to shine your light
in the world
Eliminate what does not” Roslyn McGrath

“When you know yourself you are empowered. When you accept yourself you are invincible.”– Tina Lifford and me

LOVE,                                                                                                                                                                                                             Priscilla

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Chakras, meditations, Throat Chakra, yoga

Throat Thursday for Truth

EXPRESS the TRUTH of who you really are.  Be proud and speak up, write up, create up expressions of who you are.  That’s what we are talking about this  Thursday in celebrati0n of dat whirling Blue Throat Chakra.  Yes Ma’am!!!!  The real you just a SHININ’!!!   FEARLESSLY

Fifth Chakra – Sound, vibration, communication, self-expression, being heard: This is the chakra located in the throat and is thus related to communication and creativity. Here we experience the world symbolically through vibration, such as the vibration of sound representing language. It is about vibration. Let those vibes vibrate with vigor and vitality.

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SOUND:  Strike up some meditation music for the throat chakra on ye olde YouTube or someplace else handy.

AROMAS:   Essential Oils that helps your self-expression will be good for energizing your blue throat energy: Angelica Root, Thyme, Roman Chamomile, Clary Sage, and Sandalwood. Set your intentions as positive affirmations: “My expressions are kind, truthful and strong”.

CRYSTALS: Blue Kyanite, Lapis Lazuli and Turquoise—-This chakra reacts powerfully to the use of high vibration crystal energy stones. Repeat your intention for the day: “My expressions are kind, truthful and strong”

MEDITATION:  I found a YouTube guided meditation for clearing and empowering the throat chakra that you might want to check out:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OhzmZkAA6W4.  Throat Chakra – Cleansing, Clearing & Balancing with Archangel Gabriel – Guided Meditation

MEDITATION:   Cross your fingers on the inside of your hands, without the thumbs. Let the thumbs touch at the tops, and pull them slightly up.

Concentrate on the Throat chakra at the base of the throat.
Chant the sound HAM. (Haaaaaaa ummmmmmmm)

YOGA: Fish Pose deals with opening the throat and spine in a way that can feel oddly vulnerable until you find your own expression. The same applies to communicating honestly with yourself and others. In the beginning it can be uncomfortable until you find your own genuine voice. Then, it is liberating.
Assume the Corpse Pose (lying flat on your back) and, when you are ready, begin to come into the fish. Stay flat on your back, and bring your feet together. With your arms straight by your sides, lay your palms on the floor, then tuck your hands in underneath your buttocks.
Having arched your spine, tilt your head so that your crown rests on the ground. Hold for 30 seconds. To come out of the Fish, slide your head back and then lower your chest. To finish, relax by lying in the Corpse.

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ONWARD: Let your inner jewel radiate

Namaste

Priscilla

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Chakras, crystals, essential oils, Sacral Chakra, yoga

Vibrant, Sassy, Friendly Vibrant Orange

Monday correlates with the SECOND chakra–the SACRAL, located just below your navel in the pelvic area. Your sexual energy and life force  energy is here. Emotional issues in the area to name a few are sexuality, creativity, shame and guilt. The SACRAL vibrates to the concert key of D (Ray)and is associated with the color ORANGE.  It is vibrates in the testes or ovaries and is associated with sexuality. 

orange sacral chakra symbol

If we learn at a young age it is not ok to ask for what we want, the sacral chakra becomes blocked, we go into a state of resistance about asking for our desires and instead focus on excessive people pleasing. We become blocked about receiving, which reduces our ability to give to others. A sacral imbalance will often leaves us feeling ‘not good enough’.

A balanced sacral chakra is evidenced by expressing a strong desire for what one wants in life as well as easy and healthy creativity and generous giving while being able to receive freely. Vibrant Joy!

Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. Unfortunately, people hurt each other. You deserve to be free from the weight of resentment and anger. Forgiving can be a gift of peace to yourself. Be mindful not to over think, relive, or obsess over outcomes out of your control. Wanting, wishing and hoping for something to be different will never make it so. Accept, even when you can’t understand.

Finally, never forget your dreams. It’s ok to put them on the back burner as life unfolds in unexpected ways. But while they are there, let them simmer. Stir them up every now and then, and when the time is right, bring them forth and pursue them with passion.

Be humble, be grateful and always be mindful of fostering the values that lead to your higher self, and the ultimate state of happiness – inner peace.

The sacral chakra is the center of creation, the true seat of Shakti (the feminine aspect of the Hindu God). All aspects of the Goddess reign here and thus this becomes the seat of a woman’s power. (The solar plexus area is the power center of the Godhead, where ideally men hold their seat of power.) (It is interesting to note that if we, as humans, feel threatened or disempowered, we tend to put down layers of fat for protection over our seats of power. Have you ever noticed that women tend to have excess adipose tissue below their wasteline – protecting the sacral chakra – whereas most men tend to create fat over their solar plexus chakra – in that their bellies hang over their belts. Could it be that we are protecting these sacred power centers physiologically against energetic attack? )

In this second chakra not only do we create life, but also all forms of creation such as art, music, poetry, etc. It is a very sacred and powerful place for women to manifest their dreams and desires, as well as stand in combat to protect those dreams and desires. In the varying aspects of the Goddess, we not only have the nurturing mother, the young sexual maiden, the wise old crone, but also the warrior, the artist, the intellectual, the sacred prostitute etc. We are all faces of the Goddess in the sacral chakra and play out all her different personalities.

In this area we also hold control issues. If we are weak or lacking energy in this chakra, we can give over our control to others and become disempowered, impotent and fearful. Physical complaints such as prostate problems, PMS, fibroids, menstrual problems and lack of sexual drive can occur when the second chakra is imbalanced. Lower backache, sacroiliac problems, sciatica, and bowel dysfunction can also be attributed to a challenged sacral chakra. We need the creative life energy pulsing through this area to maintain homeostasis in the lower organs and stabilize health

SOUNDS: Search for ‘Meditation Music for Sacral Chakra.  One I found was 288Hz – Sacral Chakra Healing Frequency | Tibetan Singing Bowl Therapy | Healing Camp Day #26

AROMAS:  Try Bergamot Essential Oil in the diffuser to energize and balance your orange swirling sacral chakra.  The aroma of Bergamot EO is a citrus reminiscent to that of orange, but it is wonderfully more complex.  It almost seems to possess an underlying floral characteristic.This sweet, lively, and citrusy oil will enliven your senses and encourage the release of repressed emotions.

Bergamot is uplifting as well as gently relaxing. It helps to disperse stagnant energy, releasing stress and tension.

Orange Carnelian

CRYSTALS: Orange Carnelian, Citrine, Milky Quartz, and Moonstone                   Carnelian, in its beautiful shades of orange, stimulates the Sacral Chakra. A stabilising stone, Carnelian restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity.  It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success.  Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind.  It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions.

MEDITATION:    Put your hands in your lap, palms up, on top of each other. Left hand underneath, its palm touching the back of the fingers of the right hand. The tips of the thumbs touch gently.

Concentrate on the Sacral chakra at the sacral bone (on the lower back).                  Chant the sound VAM.

Affirmation: “I am radiant, beautiful and strong and enjoy a healthy and passionate life”

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As I focus on this orange light that radiates from my sacral centre, I feel radiant, alive and strong.I am able to feel all the positive emotions, I embrace them as they allow me to stand in power, I am able to feel all the negative emotions, feelings of fear, anxiousness, doubt and I truly understand what causes them, I accept them as they bring about feelings of joy, dignity and peace as they teach me lessons of growth and truth. I am at peace and I lovingly release any negatives feelings that cause me any discomfort and pain.

(A deep breath in) I lovingly acknowledge, accept and appreciate.

YOGA:     Express creativity!

Connect with Your Creative Energy:
As you use hip openers and forward folds to work with this chakra, cultivate a sense of fluidity and ease in your low belly, low back, hips, sacral plexus, and pelvis.
One way to access the potential that lies within this chakra is through creative movement. Everyone, including you, is inherently, wildly creative. So find a private place in your home, put on some fun music and start moving your body. Just move—be silly, be soulful, let it rip.

Creative movement is native to you, you just have to remind yourself by doing it. And when you do, you’ll also unlock creative thinking. Creative thinking is what empowers you to take positive actions that can change your life and the lives of others. So what are you waiting for?
After your private dance party take a few moments to feel the vibration of blood flowing and the pulse of your heart beating. Appreciate the inner flow in preparation for your a little yoga practice:
#1. Dancer’s Pose–This yoga pose stretches thighs, groin, and abdomen and improves balance.
Stand in Mountain Pose, inhale and firmly root your right foot into the ground.
Move your weight into the right foot.
Exhale and lift your left heel toward your buttock as you bend your knee.
Reach back with your left hand and grasp your left ankle or your foot.
Raise your right arm up towards the ceiling and hold it there.
Begin to lift your left leg upwards away from the ground and your body. Keep lifting.
As you lift your left leg, tilt your upper body forward.
Hold the posture and feel the energy flowing through your pelvic area.
This is an excellent yoga pose for balance. It requires a great deal of concentration.

Dancer's Pose

2.Child’s Pose,–This is the most powerful pose (my personal favorite and a whole lot easier than #1) to become in touch with your own breathing and with the movement of the air in your abdomen. In this posture, you can let the life force of water  flow and awaken yourself to your inner life as you observe your breath.

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For that desired  vibrant, sassy, friendly balance add more orange fruits and vegetables, honey and nuts to your diets. This vibrating orange energy vortex is connected to our sense of taste which explains why we deal (or don’t deal) with our emotions with food as they both correspond to the energy vibration of the Sacral Chakra.If you go to the market pick yourself up some sunflowers!!

Namaste. And may the Orange force be with fabulous creative YOU today!

Love,                                                                                                                                                                Priscilla

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#6 SEE, Third EYE, SEE

The SIXTH chakra is the BROW, also known as the Third Eye and is located between the two eye brows. Your psychic abilities and imagination are associated with the chakra. Being in the flow of life is a main function of this chakra. The BROW chakra vibrates to the key of A and is associated with the color INDIGO/VIOLET. It is found in the pituitary gland and is associated with hormones & growth

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SEE beyond the obvious

SEE with your heart and soul

SEE JOY

Third EYE. SIGHT

The lesson of this chakra is to see the big picture.

Meditation Mantra: “I SEE”

Color in the aura: Indigo

YOGA:  Child’s Pose

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I listened to the Pineal Gland Activator again while in the pose (which  is my favorite pose because I think it is good for my back and besides do that it is easy to remember and to hold for a long period)

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Located above the bridge of the nose, at the brow level, deep within the brain, your third eye chakra allows us to see the inner and outer worlds.

On the physical level, the third eye chakra is associated with the pituitary and pineal glands, eyes, and the brain.
On the emotional level, third eye chakra imbalances may manifest as denial and fear.
On the mental level, third eye chakra imbalance may have poor memory
On the spiritual level, third eye chakra issues may show up as being spaced out,  inability to see deeper truth and connections, distrusting one’s intuition or inner voice

 

 

 

I see
I see the see
The See sees me
I AM the SEE
The SEE is ME

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