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solar plexus chakra explained

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solar plexus chakra explained

Here’s our top guide to the seven major chakras and everything you need to know about them. Today we’ll focus on the solar plexus chakra.

The third chakra is all about inner power. Centering around the core it’s location is between the navel and the bottom of the rib cage. This chakra governs the metabolic and digestive system and is connected to individual power, self esteem, willpower and commitment. It’s function affects your ability to be confident, express your true self and be in control of your life.

Mantra: RAM

Colour: Yellow

Key characteristics: willpower, personal power, self responsibility, intellect, opinions and beliefs, decision making, identity, self assurance, confidence, self discipline, independence

Signs of imbalance: low self esteem, control issues, anger, difficulty making or sticking to decisions, procrastination, digestive issues, apathy, self doubt, inflated ego, power hungry, hyperactive or manic behaviour.

Signs of balance: self confidence, secure, at peace with yourself, emotional balance, feel at home in the world, assertive.

Physical/body links: digestive system, metabolism, pancreas

Element associated: Fire

Developmental stage: 15 – 21 years old

Yoga poses: boat pose, triangle pose, twists, warrior 3

Crystals: citrine, amber, tigers eye, 

Essential oils: wild orange, lemongrass, geranium, cinnamon, clove, cypress, ginger, ylang ylang, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood


I accept all parts of myself

I love myself

I will

I can

I do

I stand up for myself

I am strong and courageous

I confidently express myself

I am authentic

I direct my own life.

I feel my power


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