The first chakra is the foundation of emotional and mental health which originates in the family unit and early social environment.
Location: Base of Spine
Energy Connection: The first chakra is the foundation of emotional
and mental health which originates in the family unit and early social environment.
...Symbolic connection: First chakra energy manifests in our need for logic, order and structure.
Questions for Self-Examination
1. What belief patterns did you inherit from your family?
2. Which of those belief patterns that still have authority in your thinking can you acknowledge are no longer valid?
3. What superstitions do you have? Which have more authority over you than your own reasoning ability?
4. Do you have a personal code of honor? What is it?
5. Have you ever compromised your sense of honor? If so, have you taken steps to heal it?
6. Do you have any unfinished business with your family Members? If so, list the reasons that prevent you from healing your family relationships.
7. List all the blessings that you feel came from you family.
8. If you are now raising a family on your own, list the qualities that you would like your children to learn from you.
9. What tribal traditions and rituals do you continue for yourself and your family?
10. Describe the tribal characteristics within yourself that you would like to strengthen and develop.
11.Where do you feel save and at home?
The first Chakra grounds us in physical life: in the physical arena, every experience, every encounter we have automatically engages our first chakra. Our relationship with power begins with learning how it works within our family. Other forms of group power include genetic inheritance, ethnic heritage, national identity, as well as group beliefs, values, attitudes,
Primary strength: Tribal, family identity, bonding honor. The support and loyalty that give one a sense of safety and connection to the physical world.
There are no “accidents of birth”, everything is provided for your particular journey, including the social, ethnic, and religious value systems of your family, which form the foundation of your consciousness and the lens through which you will first encounter life.
The healthy second chakra energy keeps us able to interact with the physical world without having to negotiate or "sell" ourselves
Location: Lower abdomen to navel area
Energy connection: This chakra resonates to our need for relationships with other people and our need to control our physical environment....
Symbolic connection: The healthy second chakra energy keeps us able to interact with the physical world without having to negotiate or “sell” ourselves,it is the energy of self-sufficiency.
Questions for Self-Examination
1. Are you a controlling Person?
2. Do you engage in power-plays in your relationships?
3. Does money have authority over you?
4. Do you make compromises that violate your inner self for the sake of financial security?
5. What goal do you have for yourself that you have yet to pursue?
6. What stands in the way of your acting upon those goals?
7. Do you negotiate your ethics depending upon your circumstances?
8. Do you consider yourself a creative person?
On the level of physical perception, your second chakra automatically evaluates any situation according to how it affects your survival:
Are you physically safe? Are there any financial implications?
Primary strength: The ability and stamina to survive financially and physically on one’s own, Personal and professional decision-making ability; the resilience to recover from loss.
Primary fears: Fears of loss of control, or being controlled by another
Is your power in this situation threatened by someone bigger, stronger, richer, sexier? A part of you instinctively assesses each moment of your life for its potential threat to your survival. Through this energy center you are attached to your addictions, regardless of whether they are drugs, work or other habits. Having to be first in line or needing to have the last word in a discussion with someone is also a form of addiction.
This chakra reflects some of our deepest vulnerabilities.
The third chakra is our personal power center, the core of the personality and ego.us to how we relate to and understand ourselves.
Primary strength: Self-esteem, self-respect, self-discipline, ambition.
fears: Fears of rejection, criticism, looking foolish and failing to
meet one’s responsibilities, all fears related to physical appearance
Location: The solar plexus
Energy connection: The third chakra is our personal power center, the core of the personality and ego.
Symbolic connection: Our focus changes in the third chakra form how we relate to people around.
Questions for Self-Examination:
1. Do you like yourself? If not, what don’t you like about yourself, and why?
Are you actively working to change the things about yourself that you don’t like?
2. Are you honest? If not, why?
3. Are you critical of others? Do you need to blame others as a way of protecting yourself?
4. Are you able to admit it when you are wrong?
5. Do you need the approval of others?
6. Do you consider yourself strong or weak? Are you afraid of taking care of
7. Do you respect yourself?
8. Are you afraid of responsibility?
9. Are you happy with your life?
Your third chakra is your loudest voice and it is also your intuitive guide. According to your third chakras initial impression, your other chakras either shut down, send warning signals, or open up to welcome the person into your energy field. Without self-esteem we lack the courage to carve our place in the world and may end up being controlled by other people. Shame, loss of face and a lack of personal identity are the power crises of this chakra. You need to honor yourself..
Location: Center of chest
Energy connection: This chakra resonates to our emotional perceptions.
Symbolic connection: The fourth chakra represents our capacity to
“let go and let God”.
...By releasing our emotional pain, by letting go of our need to know why things have happened as they have, we reach a state of tranquility.
Power: Love and compassion
The fourth chakra is the heart center of the body, it regulates all issues related to emotions, from love, compassion, generosity and empathy to hatred, jealousy and malice.
In order to achieve inner peace we have to embrace the healing energy
Questions for Self-Examination
1. What emotional memories do you still need to heal?
2. Do you ever use emotional wounds to control people or situations?
3. What fears do you have about becoming emotionally healthy?
4. What have you done that needs forgiving?
5. What is your understanding of a healthy, intimate relationship?
6. Have you allowed yourself to be controlled by wounds of another person?
7. Are you at peace with yourself?
Primary strength: Love, forgiveness, compassion, dedication, inspiration, hope trust and the ability ti heal oneself and others
Primary fears: Fears of loneliness, commitment, and “following one’s heart”. Fear of inability to protect oneself emotionally. Loss of fourth chakra energy can give rise to jealousy, bitterness, anger, hatred, and an inability to forgive others as well as oneself.
of forgiveness and release our need for human, self-determined justice.
The fifth chakra resonates to the numerous emotional and mental struggles involved in learning the nature of the power of choice.
Energy connection: The fifth chakra resonates to the numerous emotional and mental struggles involved in learning the nature of the power of choice.
Symbolic connection: The challenge of the fifth chakra is to progress through maturation of will:
Questions for Self examination?
1. Are you able to express yourself honestly and openly when you need to?
2. What is your definition of being “strong-willed”?
3. What makes you lose control of your own willpower?
4. Do you pray for assistance with your personal plans?
5. Do you trust guidance that has no “proof” of the outcome attached to it?
6. Do you bargain with yourself but you continually postpone taking action?
Everybody has authority over me, I alone have authority, to the final perception, that true authority comes from aligning yourself with a higher power.
Primary strength: Self- knowledge and personal authority, ability to keep your word
Primary fear: Fears related to our willpower exist within each chakra
The greatest act of will in which we can invest our-self is to choose to live according to these rules:
1. Make no judgements.
2. Have no expectations.
3. Give up the need to know why things happen as they do.
4. Trust that the unscheduled events of our lives are a form of spiritual direction.
5. Have the courage to make the choices we need to make, accept why we cannot change, and have the wisdom to know the difference.
The sixth chakra links us to our mental body, our intelligence and psychological characteristics.
Center of the forehead
In becoming conscious one is able to detach from subjective perceptions and see the truth in a situation. Detachment does not mean ceasing to care. It means stilling one’s fear-driven voices.
Consciousness is the ability to release the old and embrace the new with the awareness that all things end at the appropriate time and that all things begin at the appropriate time. .Our task is to contribute the best of our energy to every situation with the understanding that we influence, but do not control, what we will experience tomorrow.
Questions of Self-examination:
1. What negative behavioral patterns continually surface in your relationships with others?
2. Do you give yourself excuses for behaving in negative ways?
3. Are you judgmental? If so, what situations or relationships tend to bring out that tendency in you?
4. What beliefs do you continue to accept that you know are not true?
5. Are you frightened of the changes that might occur in your life, should you openly embrace a conscious lifestyle
Energy connection: The sixth chakra links us to our mental body, our intelligence
and psychological characteristics.
...Symbolic connection: The sixth chakra activates the lessons that lead us to wisdom.
We achieve wisdom both through life experiences and by acquiring the perceptual ability of detachment.
Primary strength: Intellectual abilities and skills, evaluation of conscious and unconscious insights
Primary fears: An unwillingness to look within and excavate one’s fears.
The seventh chakra contains the energy that generates devotion, inspirational thoughts and spiritual Connections.
Location: Top of the head
connection: The seventh chakra contains the energy that generates
devotion, inspirational thoughts and spiritual Connections.
Connection: The seventh chakra contains the purest form of the energy
of grace. This chakra warehouses the energy generated by prayer and
Questions for Self-Examination
1. What questions have you sought guidance with during Prayer or meditation?
2. What answers to these questions would you most fear?
3. Do you bargain with God? Do you complain to God more than you express gratitude?
4. Are you waiting for God to send you an explanation for your painful
experiences? If so, list those experiences.
5. How would your life change if God suddenly decided to answer your
6. What spiritual truths are you aware of that you do not live by?
Primary strength: Faith in the presence of God and in all that faith represents within one’s life.
Primary fear: Fears of spiritual abandonment, loss of identity and loss of connection with life and people around us.
Power : Inner Divinity
Spirituality is an individual experience directed toward releasing fears of the physical world and pursuing a relationship to God. The sacred truth of this chakra is Live in the Present Moment.