The chakras are part of our Energy Body. Energy passes through the chakras, which in turn influence the flow of energy though our bodies. This energy flow and each chakra will affect our emotional, mental, and spiritual well being, as well as our physical organs, glands, and endocrine system.
Today we’ll look at The Solar Plexus Chakra, also known as “Manipura” and examine how this chakra influences your body and your energy. Identify if you have a blockage or imbalance in the Solar Plexus Chakra easily with this basic guide!
Below are common symptoms of the balanced or imbalanced Manipura Chakra.
*The physical and emotional symptoms of each chakra are inter-related, and are both a cause and effect. While physical symptoms of an imbalanced chakra might be a side effect of the imbalance, they might also be a cause of the imbalance. Meditation and energy healing can help you work on healing the energetic flow of the chakra, and other steps may be needed to correct or control physical symptoms. Always talk to a certified health care professional about any health problems or concerns.
When The Solar Plexus is Balanced & Healthy
When the Solar Plexus is well balanced and healthy, a person will be comfortable with their individuality and have a strong self esteem and confidence in their abilities. They will have an easy going and relaxed attitude when around other people, easily connecting with others in a positive way. They are neither too introverted or too extroverted, and their confidence doesn’t overdevelop into a superiority complex. Generally when the Solar Plexus Chakra is well balanced it is easy to be warm and kind towards others and yourself, and one will have both the energy and motivation to carry out their responsibilities.
Physically the digestive system is healthy and regular, and the adrenal gland operates normally, neither being too active or under active. One with a balanced solar plexus is not generally over dependent on stimulants such as caffeine.
Emotional and Spiritual signs of an imbalanced Solar Plexus Chakra
If The Manipura Chakra is over-active, one may be overly competitive or aggressive, or have anger control issues. Overactive Solar Plexus may also cause one to be an over-achiever, fixated on winning or being the very best at something no matter what the cost to themselves or others. And “all or nothing” attitude an be present, as well as a “My way or the highway” state of mind that alienates others. This over-activity of the Solar Plexus can also make someone become a control freak or power hungry.
When the Solar Plexus is blocked or under-active, a person will usually have a low self-esteem and generally be reclusive, shy, or have social anxiety. One may lack in motivation or the confidence to go about daily tasks, and always question their self worth. Lacking in the confidence to make decisions for themselves, because they question or overthink their own decisions and also find it difficult to trust in themselves or other people. A Blocked Solar Plexus chakra is often found in people with depression, anxiety, PTSD, or victims of abuse. Therapy and meditations aimed at rebuilding confidence and trust can be very helpful.
Physical Signs of an Imbalanced Solar Plexus Chakra
An under-active or blocked Solar Plexus chakra might be the result of (or cause of) slow digestion, constipation, adrenal gland disorders, fatigue, weight gain, and depression.
An over active Solar Plexus chakra might be indicated by gastrointestinal disorders or IBS, Weight Loss, Adrenal Gland disorder, Hyperactivity, aggression, or anxiety.
Proper diet, getting enough sunlight and vitamin D, getting enough sleep and exercise, and medications or vitamins to help heal or control the physical symptoms will help you re-balance the Solar Plexus Chakra. Energy work such as Reiki can be helpful as well.
|Positive Affirmations for the Solar Plexus Chakra. Choose one or two of these phrases and write them down. You should say them to yourself frequently every day. Repeat as a mantra for meditation, or say to yourself in the mirror every day. Eventually the statement begins to feel true, and then it becomes true!|