Not everyone knows that there are actually a total of 114 chakras, but everyone should know about the basic seven. When energy gets blocked in one of these chakras, that blockage can have a negative impact on us emotionally, mentally, and physically. Read the full article to learn the seven basic chakras, what part of the body and mind they represent, and how blocked energy can affect you.
The seven chakras are the centers in our bodies in which energy flows through.
Blocked energy in our seven chakras can often lead to illness, so it’s important to understand what each chakra represents and what we can do to keep this energy flowing freely. Here’s our quick summary:
- Root Chakra — Represents our foundation and feeling of being grounded.
Location: Base of spine in tailbone area.
Emotional issues: Survival issues such as financial independence, money and food.
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- Sacral Chakra — Our connection and ability to accept others and new experiences.
Location: Lower abdomen, about two inches below the navel and two inches in.
Emotional issues: Sense of abundance, well-being, pleasure and sexuality.
More on Sacral Chakra healing