Chakras are energy centres in our bodies, with each chakra governing major aspects of who we are on the physical, mental/emotional, and spiritual levels. Thus, for all areas of our lives, such as health, wealth, and relationships, to be in harmony with each other, our chakras must be aligned.
In the last three weeks, we talked about the root chakra, which relates to feelings of fear for yourself and your loved ones, the sacral chakra, which governs our relationships, and the solar plexus, which is about our personal power. We will now look at the heart chakra, which oversees our feelings of love and compassion, the flip side being sadness. So today, we will be exploring the effect of sorrow in our everyday life due to a closed heart chakra.
Located at the centre of your chest, this chakra is essentially green in colour.
This chakra closes when you have experiences that break your heart – a term commonly used in a symbolic manner but actually true. This happens when a loved one, a close family member dies or breaking up with a partner. This emotional pain can be felt physically in your chest area. Besides causing you to be low in energy, this emotional problem can take a toll on your mental health and may even contribute to increased stress levels, depression and anxiety.
If you are dependent on others for fulfilment, have feelings of jealousy, be judgemental or needy of approval from others, your heart chakra is out of balance and blocked. This can be the root cause of physical and emotional issues, such as:
When this chakra is open, you have empathy, and you feel love and compassion for yourself and others.
You may be feeling very sad because:
Or, you are losing your relationship, feel that you can save it but don’t know how.
If this worries you, let’s do a little test. This time we will focus on your heart chakra issues as we did with the other chakras.
If your concern is about your need to feel loved (forgive, accept love from others, be gentle on yourself and others, etc.), let’s do a little test.
Close your eyes.
Take a few deep breaths.
Feel where this problem you are experiencing is in your body. It could be in your tummy, your throat area, or your heart, or anywhere else.
Put your attention on this area of your body.
You may find that you experience some kind of sensation.
The experience is different for each one of us.
You may have a feeling of uneasiness.
An intense feeling of helplessness.
Or something you cannot put your finger on.
Sit with your feet flat on the ground.
Gently close your eyes.
Take a few deep breaths and let your body relax.
Imagine roots growing from the soles of your feet deep into the ground.
Now, as you breathe in, feel green energy coming up your roots up into your heart chakra.
As you breathe out, imagine dark clouds flowing out of your heart chakra, down your legs deep, deep into the ground.
Breathe in green energy into your heart chakra and breath out dark clouds from the heart chakra deep into the ground.
Repeat the above exercise three times.
After that, gradually bring your attention back into the space where you are now.
Take a few deep breaths.
You can do this exercise every time you feel overcome by sadness.
If you are interested in talking more about how I can guide you through releasing the feeling of sadness, I would love to recommend some essential oils.
I especially have a blend of Heart Chakra oil that I have used to address issues on how to stand up for yourself on many occasions.
It is a very simple and very tangible way of balancing your heart chakra instantly.
If you are curious about this and would like to know more, book a FREE 30 mins call with me to talk about how past feelings of sadness affect your life at work and at home.
I will tell you more about this issue and recommend some essential oils.
Perhaps you might also be interested in learning more about other ways to help you release feelings of sadness using Reiki, Shamanic Healing, and NLP.
My commitment is that you will leave that call feeling much better, more in control of your emotions, regardless of whether you buy my essential oils or decide to work with me or not.