Located at the base of your spine, your Root Chakra is the first energy centre and is associated with the Earth element. When balanced, your Root Chakra helps you to anchor your energy and build foundations in your life to meet your basic survival needs.
I feel safe and secure in the knowledge that I am protected by the divine
Location: Base of the Spine
Crystals: Red Jasper, Black Tourmaline, Hematite, Obsidian
When balanced: Safety, Security, Grounded, Energetic, Physical Health, Safety, Protection, Confidence
Feels like: A sense of belonging
When your Root Chakra is balanced your energy is grounded in your foundations, which creates stability and allows you to feel at home in your body. There is a sense of contentment with life, knowing that you are supported by a source greater than yourself.
When unbalanced: Lack of Energy, Low Self-Esteem, Materialistic, Fear, Uncertainty, Restless, Health Issues
Feels like: Disconnected from yourself
When your Root Chakra is unbalanced it can feel like you are constantly living in a state of fight or flight. This creates a strong feeling of uncertainty which leaves you feeling unsafe in your own skin. This can lead to seeking safety from external sources or substances.
Guidance: Trust that you are being guided back to love and that it is safe to release your fears with the faith that you are supported. Connect with the energy of Mother Earth as often as you can and surround yourself with the beauty of nature.
Things you can do to ground your energy and restore balance to your Root Chakra:
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