"We all have souls of different ages."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald (via hellanne)
Opening up a Blocked Chakra:
- First Chakra Opening
Belly breathe; walk, especially walk barefoot in nature; dance; ground; mindfully eat healthy food, especially root vegetables; garden; create healthy order or structure in your life or home, such as creating a filing system or putting up shelves in the garage; wear a pleasing color of red; surround yourself with pleasing smells, especially cedar, clove, or patchouli.
- Second Chakra Opening
Spend time in moonlight and near open water; affirming erotic play; dancing; walking in nature; surround yourself with beauty, especially things that are beautiful to the touch; enjoy flowers, especially roses, iris, and other beautiful-smelling blooms; use perfumes with musk, ylang ylang, sandalwood; swim (especially in the moonlight); play; wear sensual fabrics next to the skin; free up your schedule to make more time for spontaneity; eat fruit, chocolate or other sweet foods (in moderation); wear a pleasing shade of orange.
- Third Chakra Opening
Belly breathe; spend time in the sunlight; do vigorous sports or activity; clean out a closet or do another task that you’ve been putting off; do something that you’ve been procrastinating on; make a point of dressing and grooming yourself well; work on cleaning or decorating the outside of your house; eat a high-protein meal; hold your head high; smile, no matter how you’re feeling; set an intention, take a small step to set it in motion, and then allow yourself to rest for a day; assert yourself on a small matter; smell rosemary or lavender; wear a pleasing shade of yellow.
- Fourth Chakra Opening
Be out in nature; spend time with small children and domestic animal companions; make a donation; volunteer at a food bank, homeless shelter, pet shelter, etc.; give and accept hugs; scents of rose, jasmine, fresh grass; forgive someone; express gratitude; perform a “random act of kindness”; give someone a compliment; work for peace; eat a bountiful, fresh salad; see an old, dear friend; sing a song that always makes you feel good; wear a pleasing shade of green or pink.
- Fifth Chakra Opening
Speak up about something you’ve been silent about; sing or hum; chant; tone; take voice lessons; listen to someone with your whole heart for five minutes, then switch and have them listen to you; speak your truth; create something and display it; drink tea; do some neck and shoulder rolls; do the yoga facial exercise known as “The Lion”; write in your journal; share a favorite poem with someone; stand under a blue sky; scents of sage and frankincense; wear a pleasing shade of light blue.
- Sixth Chakra Opening
Allow yourself to let your intellect rest and follow to an intuition; be aware of “sixth sense” experiences; keep a dream notebook; stand under a starry night sky; meditate; rub your temples; look at something from a different point of view or from a whole different way; have or do a tarot reading (or other form of divination) for yourself; deeply relax your eyes; take some time to really see the world around you; scents of vanilla, jasmine; wear a pleasing shade of deep, dark blue.
- Seventh Chakra Opening
Spend an extended time in stillness and silence; meditate; pray; receive or give energy work; massage your head and scalp; find things to be grateful for; surrender a problem to your higher power; do anything that makes you feel peaceful and harmonious; create an altar; listen for guidance out of prayer and stillness; accept things that you just “know,” without intellectual proof; visit mountain tops or other places that offer high, clear vistas; scents of rose and lotus; wear a pleasing shade of purple.
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