The chakras are part of your energy centers and there are seven chakras in your body. The energies that flow through your body are your life force. When you have chakras that are unbalanced, it can cause you to have problems in your mind, body, and soul. If you have a sacral chakra that is unbalanced or weak, it can cause you to feel that you aren’t having your sexual needs met, that you have no creativity and you might even find that you are frustrated easily.
During ancient times, the chakras were part of the focus of health. The sacral chakra is one that sometimes needs to have energy healing so that it can be balanced and strong.
Understanding the Sacral Chakra
The sacral chakra is also called the Svadhisthana and is found right below the belly button. It is where you have your sexual connections with other people, and this can be where you find your pleasure.
This chakra can make you feel creative and satisfied and when your body is speaking things to you, it will tell you that it desires certain things. The sacral chakra also works with the lymphatic system and the circulatory system. This also helps to keep the bladder and the large intestines strong as well as the reproductive organs.
The color orange is associated with the sacral chakra and the element of it is water. This means it will flow the energy that will make you have pleasure and connections. When you connect with the moon, you will see your chakra get stronger.
There are animals that will help you to increase your sacral chakra such as the tiger, bees, crocodiles, dolphins, frogs and more. These animals show strength and radiance.
Knowing Your Sacral Chakra is Blocked
Having a blocked sacral chakra can affect the things that you experience in your life. This can cause you to not be able to be creative or to not have pleasure when it comes to sex. You might even feel that you aren’t able to feel happy in your life.
Overactive Sacral Chakra
When you have chakras that are blocked, you will be lacking things. But this can be something that is overactive or underactive and both can cause problems in your body. When your sacral chakra is overactive, this is what can happen:
- Sexual Addiction
This can cause you to have urges that are more than just everyday things that you want in your sex life.
Anger can come when your chakra is overactive, and this can be having a bad temper.
Sometimes you will feel like arguing with someone when there is a problem in your chakras.
This is when you aren’t able to live without the person that you are with.
- Muscle Aches
Sometimes people will have muscle aches when the chakra is overactive.
- Stomach Pain
This can come from too much energy flowing through your chakra.
- Emotional Problems
Some people will feel out of control in their emotions.
- Substance Abuse
There are some people that turn to drugs and alcohol when their chakra is unbalanced.
Underactive Sacral Chakra
Here are some things that can happen when your sacral chakra is underactive such as:
- Feeling sluggish.
- Being overwhelmed.
- Having no motivation.
When you find yourself fantasizing about someone other than your partner, this can be a problem with your chakras.
Some people will feel that they aren’t able to get things done or will not be motivated to do their work.
- Low Self-Esteem
When you feel that you aren’t able to love yourself and you don’t feel confident.
Instead of feeling positive, you feel negative.
Some people will feel bad, and this can lead to major depression, feeling hopeless, isolated, and even suicidal feelings.
The sacral chakra can cause you to be constipated if it is underactive.
- Low Sex Drive
A low sex drive can happen when you have a lack of energy.
Women might have irregular periods when their sacral chakra is underactive.
- Urinary Tract Infections
An underactive sacral chakra can lead to urinary tract infections or bladder infections.
When Your Sacral Chakra is Balanced
Just like there are signs of an unbalanced chakra, there are also signs that your sacral chakra is balanced and strong:
- Passionate in Life
When your sacral chakra is balanced, you will feel passionate in life. You will be able to do things and get them done and you will feel healthy and open.
- Being Fully Present
Having a balanced sacral chakra means that you are fully present with where you are. This can help you to know what is happening right now.
Being open to new sexual situations and being comfortable in your body will help you to know that your sacral chakra is balanced.
Those with balanced chakras will feel creative and they will be able to do things that are creative like painting or building things.
- Strong Connections
The sacral chakra will help you to make strong connections with other people. You will have trouble finding who you are if your chakra is unbalanced but if you have a real bond, you will feel confident and have strong self-esteem.
If you have an unbalanced sacral chakra, this can cause you to have things like addiction, codependency, fear, being afraid of change and having trouble facing new things.
You will find happiness when you have chakras that are balanced and strong. This means that you can enjoy things that you are doing in your everyday life, and you can see that you can appreciate your life more.
What Makes a Chakra Blocked?
There are different things that can cause your chakra to be blocked. Here are some of the things:
The sacral chakra is tied with your relationships and when you are in a relationship or when you are trying to be close to your family or friends, you need to have positive energy flow.
If someone has rejected you in the past, this could have been embarrassing and this might have caused your chakra to become blocked.
An unbalanced sacral chakra can mean that you have no interest in sex with your partner or at all. Do you feel that your partner puts you down in the bedroom? This might have caused you to feel uncomfortable and blocked your energies.
Past trauma can cause people to have blocked chakras. This can be something that happened in your home, something you repressed, abuse, or other problems. You need to heal from this before you move forward.
- Creative Problems
There are different kinds of rejection, and you can even have creative rejection. This means that you are not able to create things because something or someone has criticized the creativity that you did and now you have a blocked chakra. This could have been someone making fun of how you sing or how you do your artwork.
How to Heal the Sacral Chakra
If you find that your sacral chakra is blocked, there are ways that you can bring healing to this chakra. Here is how to get your energy to flow correctly:
- Know You Need Healing
The first thing that you need to do is to know that your body needs to have healing and support.
- Eating Healthy
Find foods that can help to keep you healthy and strong. Try foods like pumpkin, melons, nuts, butternut squash, oranges and other foods that are orange in color. You can even use cinnamon, and this can help you get your energy moving.
- Essential Oils
Some essential oils such as patchouli, rose and ylang ylang can help you when you need to feel more confident and when you need to connect with your sacral chakra.
There are many crystals that you can use to help heal the sacral chakra such as:
- Orange calcite.
Yoga is a healthy way to open up the sacral chakra and some of the poses include the Open Angle Pose or the Bound Angle Pose.
- Using Water
Water is connected to the sacral chakra and when you want to stay balanced, drink enough water, go swimming, take a bath, or go into the lake.
- Moon Gazing
You can take time to gaze at the moon if you want to open up your sacral chakra.
- Positive Affirmations
Here are some of the positive affirmations that you can say that can help to open up the sacral chakra. You can do this while you rub your lower stomach and while you do deep breathing. Here are some things to say:
- I am thankful that I am creative.
- I am letting my true self show up.
- I am excited.
- I feel safe.
- I love having pleasure.
- I love to give and to receive.
- I have strong sexual feelings.
- I can create things.
Awakening the Sacral Chakra
Having a sacral chakra that is balanced means that you are able to have strong relationships with people and you are able to connect with yourself and other people and things. This means you have a strong sense of intuition, and you can keep your intimacy strong.
Make sure that you are keeping your sacral chakra strong and that you are loving yourself the way that you need to. Heal yourself and see that you can keep your overall wellbeing strong.