Heart Chakra


4th Chakra: Heart Chakra

Location: “Center of the heart” over sternum area
Musical note:"F"
Element:  AIR
This Chakra affects? Sense of TOUCH
Associated Gland: Thymus gland 
Associated gland controls:  Heart, blood circulation, immune system, lower lungs, ribcage, skin, upper back and hands
Meaning: Represents our ability to love and be loved and to feel compassion for self and others
Gemstones: Emerald, Green jade, Kunzite, Rose Quartz, Tourmaline


When Heart Chakra is balanced:

  1. Ability to be compassionate towards self and others
  2. Ability to feel hopeful even when things go wrong
  3. Ability to experience love and compassion for self and others.
  4. Ability to trust others and be able to love unconditionally. Open heart.  
  5. Ability to love and receive love unconditionally
  6. Ability feel divine love
  7. Ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes
  8. Ability to relate to others
  9. Ability to be sincere
  10. Ability to be devoted and committed
  11. Ability to put your needs aside to help someone else

Working with the “Heart Chakra”:  Questions

  1. Are you able to just trust without knowing?
  2. Do you experience love for yourself?
  3. Do you love who you are?  
  4. Do you always look for other people’s approval?
  5. Do you do things for others expecting them to love you in the same way?
  6. Do you feel safe in a group?
  7. Can you communicate your needs?
  8. Can you ask for help and not feel rejected if they say no?
  9. Do you struggle with feelings of abandonment?
  10. Can you cry or make sounds or do you think that you’re bothering others?
  11. Do you have difficulty being alone?
  12. Do you struggle with people giving you compliments
  13.  Do you get paranoid around close loved ones
  14. Do you struggle with forgiveness?
  15. Do you tend to depend on others
  16. Do you struggle with addictions
  17. Do you get confused about love?
  18. Are you able to differentiate between love and lust?
  19. Do you have a difficult time letting people close?
  20.  Do you have skin problems?    


  Healing Exercises:

   Bikram Yoga

  • Love, love, love. Simply opening up our hearts to others is the best healing exercise to open up the Heart Chakra.
  • Laughter Yoga

Healing Foods

Green colored foods like leafy vegetables

  • Green tea
  • spinach
  • green peppers
  • zucchini
  • Avocado                     
  • peas
  • Broccoli lettuce         
  • cucumber
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