Root Chakra


1st Chakra: Root Chakra     

Location: “Base of spine” in tailbone area
Resonates musical note:  "C" 
Element:   EARTH
This Chakra affects?Sense of SMELL  
Associated glandAdrenal glands
Associated gland controls:  All solid parts; spinal column, bones, teeth, nails, anus, rectum, colon, prostate gland, blood, and building of cells
Meaning: Deals with Survival instinct, “security” and “grounding”.Fight or Flight” Ability to face fears or not.
Healing Gemstones: Agate, Bloodstones, Hematite, Red Coral, Red Garnet and Ruby
Aromas: Cedar, Clove, Pepper, Vetiver

Emotionally Balanced: Root Chakra

  1. Full acceptance of life on earth
  2. Your survival skills are good
  3. You have the power to achieve goals
  4. You have a strong vitality-energy
  5. You feel grounded
  6. Your satisfied
  7. Material security
  8. You have a sense of stability
  9. You’ve got “primal trust”-learnt in childhood
  10. You’re at peace in stillness
  11. You face situations with courage

Working with “Root Chakra”: Questions

  1. What are you most afraid of?
  2. What is keeping you in fear?
  3. Do you have unresolved emotional issues stemming from your childhood?
  4. What difficult emotions do you experience daily?
  5. Does life feel safe to you?
  6. Are you always in defense mode?
  7. Do you struggle with addictions? (Smoking, overeating, gambling, etc.)
  8. Do you feel secure in your intimate relationships? 
  9. Can you remain grounded in your body?
  10.  Can I stay connected to earth? 
  11.  Are you thriving in your life or just in surviving?
  12.  Do I pick up people moods when you’re in a crowd? 
  13.  Do I find it difficult to make healthy food choices? 
  14.  Can you manage you money well and follow a budget?
  15.  Are you able to provide basic needs for yourself and you’re family?  
  16.  Do you feel strong and connect to the universal energy?
  17.  Do you have a difficult time slowing down the mental negative chatter?
  18.  Do you binge when you’re emotional or want to go shopping?
  19.  Are impulsive by nature and don’t think things through?
  20.  Do you often experiencing fears and are consumed by doubt
  21.  Do you struggle with anxiety and depression?
  22.  Do you often take things personally?
  23.  Do you tend to blame others when things go wrong?
  24.  Are you an Empath?(Highly sensitive to other people emotions)
  25.  Do you isolate because other people’s moods affect you in negative way?
  26.  Are you afraid that people will see you vulnerable?
  27.  Are you afraid of losing control?
  28.  Are you afraid of sexual intimacy?
  29.  Are you afraid of being judged?

Healing Exercises: Root Chakra:

  • Stomping your bare feet on the ground. "feeling "grounded
  • Taking a 15 minute walk
  • Practicing Kundalini Yoga can open up your lower spine.
  • Bridge Pose is another good yoga pose to try out 
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