Your solar plexus… Your inner sun. The center of your being and the center of your energy and drive. If you have a low self-esteem and are easily controlled and manipulated by other people, your solar plexus chakra might need some healing and balancing. This chakra is the center of your will-power and self-confidence, and when this chakra is strong and open, you know what you want and you are not controlled by fear or other people. You stand strong and believe in yourself. So if you think your solar plexus is not working properly, then keep reading.
What is the Solar Plexus Chakra
The solar plexus is your third chakra in the main 7-chakra system, and it is located between your heart and your navel. Its Sanskrit name is Manipura and it has a bright yellow color. This chakra is the location of your will-power, self-esteem, energy, drive and spontaneity. This is the core of your being located right in the middle of your body, and it gives you the power and energy you need to accomplish things in life. It helps you believe in your goals and decisions and protects you from manipulation or control by those who are louder and more dominant.
Symptoms of Imbalance
If your solar plexus chakra is out of balance, it can affect your emotions and personality. So here are some of the symptoms of an over- and underactive solar plexus.
Overactive Solar Plexus: An overactive solar plexus can make you too dominant and pompous. You may also be too inconsistent, as you constantly need new stimulation and excitement. This means people will have a difficult time trusting you and create strong friendships or relationships with you. You get bored easily and is quickly on your way to the next exciting thing.
Underactive Solar Plexus: And underactive solar plexus chakra can make you feel inferior and not good enough. You may feel like your opinions doesn’t matter, as you have a hard time believing in yourself. You are always seeking conformation from others, and have a difficult time being independent. Chances are that you are also too rigid and lack any form of spontaneity. This can make you seem boring to other people, and can keep you from exploring the wonderful things in life. This can keep you from being free.
How to Heal the Solar Plexus
So if you think your solar plexus is out of balance and needs some healing, then try practicing chakra meditation. Chakra meditation can help bring some harmony into your energy system, recreating balance and making you a strong and complete person. Try the guided solar plexus chakra meditation bellow. But make sure to heal and balance all of your chakras to create harmony between them.