Are your finances in trouble? Are you feeling insecure? Do you need to perform better at work and get that raise or promotion? Have you overspent on your credit cards and can’t control your spending? It may help to strengthen your Root or 1st Chakra.
Your first chakra, the Root Chakra, is the base of security and safety. It is associated with our basic instincts of survival – food, shelter, wealth and self-preservation. It is the very foundation of our being and our identity. It is located at the base of the spine, its associated color is red.
When unbalanced, you may feel fear, anxiety, insecurity, self-centeredness, low self-esteem, and physical problems such as lower back pain, sciatica, constipation, weight issues, and even addictions to food or alcohol.
When it is balanced, your mind is calm and clear, you feel a sense of profound physical connection to the earth, and abundance flows easily to you.
ROOT CHAKRA MEDITATION
Inhale deeply, hold your breath and then exhale. Bring your attention to the base of your spine. Visualize a red whirling ball of energy there. See the red getting brighter and stronger as it goes down both your legs – filling every cell with invigorating energy. Let it flow out through your feet into the center of the earth. Let the healing red energy form deep roots anchoring you, holding you safe and secure. Know that you belong on this earth. With a deep breath, draw up the healing energy of Mother Earth into your root chakra. Feel the security, strength and comfort of belonging here in your chosen place.
For a free MP3 download of Chakra Meditations from The Chakra Diaries, go to http:www.thechakras.org.
Becca Chopra, author of The Chakra Diaries