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Fawn Trauma Response: Unlearn the People-Pleasing Behavior 

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Fawning is about being big on pleasing people and engaging in pacifying behaviors. In fawn trauma response, the victim prioritizes appeasing people and receiving approval. We know it feels great to be liked by the people around you. But it is utterly useless if you are losing yourself while at it. And this is what fawning is all about; people abandon themselves to get the validation of the people around them. 

Fawning often happens when you don’t feel seen. This way, you will go to any lengths to get noticed and validated while leaving behind your emotions, thoughts, and body sensations. 

What is Fawn Trauma Response? 

You must have heard of fright, flight, or freeze responses to trauma. These are the most talked about, and they happen when you are faced with potential physical danger. However, a less known response to trauma is the fawn trauma response. 

If you find yourself overly concerned with the needs of others while forgetting your own, then you are fawning. 

According to Pete Walker, a marriage family therapist, a fawn trauma response is all about being more appealing to the threat. And one easy way to know you are fawning is when you have a problem saying “no.” This happens when you lack firm boundaries in your relationships or cannot create them. 

Why Do People Fawn?

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People fawn to avoid disapproval, criticism, judgment, and rebuke. Think of this situation; you offered to babysit a friend’s child on some weekends. However, one weekend, you have tickets to your favorite musician’s concert, and you had already made it a routine to help babysit on Sundays. 

Now you are stranded and afraid to turn down your friend. So you must cancel your trip to the concert because of what your friend will think or say of you. Yes, they can babysit their child this one Sunday, but you feel like you have to do the duty to avoid disapproval or appear to be friendly and caring. 

And this is all about pleasing your friend and being afraid of breaking your relationship; or being seen as the not helpful friend. It is not about you wanting to help genuinely. This exemplifies how you can forfeit your needs, thoughts, boundaries, and preferences. 

Research shows that a fawn trauma response often develops after a child grows up in a shame-based environment and has to take up parent roles. Fawning doesn’t have to be complicated. It can be simple as not mentioning your favorite restaurant when a group of friends selects where to dine. To avoid disapproval, you are better off always dining in their favorite restaurant. 

Note: Do not confuse fawning for compassion, kindness, or selflessness. These acts are not at your cost. However, if you fawn, the action affects you negatively, but you keep doing it anyway. 

What Type of Trauma Causes Fawn Response?

A single event such as an accident does not cause fawning. Repeat events such as childhood trauma and complex trauma, especially where the child had to keep appeasing the abuser, result in fawning. Fawning is often associated with relational trauma or trauma that developed in a relationship context. 

Signs of Fawning

Below are both common and uncommon signs of fawning:

  • Denying your pain, trauma, discomfort, complaints, and needs, 
  • Constantly flying under the radar, 
  • Changing your thoughts or preferences to align with others, 
  • Taking responsibility for the emotional reactions of others, 
  • Over-apologizing, or even apologizing when you have not made any mistake, 
  • Depression linked to trauma, 
  • Finding challenges with authentic self-expression.      

How to Deal with Fawn Trauma Response?

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Breaking the fawning habit can be difficult because it is often linked to childhood experiences and relationships. Here are some ways to unlearn the pattern. 

#1: Set Firm Boundaries

It is essential to keep a distinct line between your feelings and other people’s feelings. Start by recognizing that your feelings belong to you and nobody else. And, even more importantly, it is not your job to carry the burden of other people’s feelings. Be in a relationship where you can say “no” when your boundaries are overstepped. 

#2: Be More Gentle with Yourself and Validate Yourself

If you notice that you fawn a lot, it is time to be more compassionate to yourself. Observe yourself when around others and try to be kind to yourself. When you notice that you are fawning, do not scold yourself. Just nudge yourself gently and promise yourself to do better the next time. 

Validate your feelings and emotions even when people around you are bringing you down. Practice affirmations such as:

  • I am valid even if my critics do not see my strengths!
  • I am doing better than I did yesterday!

Learn to sit with the anger and disappointment of others because it will happen when you stop fawning. 

#3: Go to Therapy

As we have stated, fawning often develops due to childhood trauma. The best way to deal with childhood trauma is to talk to a professional therapist. Attending therapy may help you be more aware of your behaviors. The awareness that comes with therapy may help you manage the following questions well:

  • Is what I am doing aligning with my values?
  • Am I doing or saying this to appease someone else? And are my actions at my own expense? 
  • Am I being true to myself, or am I doing this entirely for the other person’s benefit?

Remind yourself to stick to your actual values if you notice you are big on fawning. Step by step, you will get there. 

#4: Put Yourself First

Wait until you are asked for help to give help. Sometimes, people want to speak about their problems. They are not looking for solutions. However, in your fawn habit, you may find yourself offering to help in ways that may be beyond your means. Do not offer help until you are asked. 

And even more importantly, do not offer help if you do not mean it or if it will overstretch you. In putting yourself first, let your opinion be heard. Do not constantly change your opinion to align with others.

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7 Symptoms of a Father Wound and How You Can Heal It

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Was your father present in your life growing up? How would you describe your relationship with him? Was it the same as how he treated your mother? Fathers have a significant role in shaping your character, consciously or unconsciously. And while a mother wound affects your femininity, a father wound affects your masculinity. So what exactly is a father wound, what symptoms do you manifest, and how can you heal it? We will answer these and more in this article.

What is a Father Wound?

We all possess feminine and masculine energy. A mother imparts feminine energy, while a father imparts masculine energy. And while the feminine leans more toward the inner self, intuitions, and nurturing, the masculine energy represents being assertive and confident. So from your mother figures, you learn sensitivity, respect, patience, sensuality, and similar traits. From your father figures, you learn self-worth, confidence, stability, courage, boundaries, etc. 

This influence doesn’t necessarily come from your birth father or a father figure around you, but it emanates from anyone in your life who radiates more masculine energy. 

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What happens if your masculine energy is shaky? You can’t face the world with confidence, you always find yourself compromising healthy boundaries, you feel worthless, and you can settle for anything. Do any of these resonate with you? That right there describes a father wound. 

A father wound can result from an absent father (both physically and emotionally), an overly critical dad, or one who is abusive, whether directly towards you or the people you love, like your mother. 

Luckily, there’s hope, and you can heal and start over. But first, let’s discuss these characters even deeper.  

The Symptoms of a Father Wound

#1: Low Self-Esteem

Do you always second-guess yourself? Like you feel you’re not good enough no matter how much effort you put in? That could be a result of a father wound. Children, in their innocence, don’t understand that their parents can have flaws. They blame their parents’ reactions on themselves. Once they transition into adulthood, they feel incapable of handling life independently. For example, a child who was constantly abused or overly criticized by the father will grow up believing they are dumb and never good enough. However, the truth is that their father could not see past his flaws.  

#2: An Endless Search for Love

Are you wondering why you still can’t settle for “the one” after dating several partners? This happens a lot, especially with women who never experienced fatherly love. You keep searching, but no one can truly quench your thirst for love. It’s also common for such people to get married and divorced multiple times. 

#3: Lack Self-Motivation

This character mostly shows in school as a child and at work as an adult. You will be most comfortable taking and following orders but never have the courage to make new initiatives. 

#4: Poor Social Life

Because you lack confidence and self-motivation, you rarely open up to your peers or even try to start a meaningful conversation. Friendships and relationships are not your things. So you believe you are an introvert while, in a real sense, it is the father wound in you. 

#5: Problems with Creating and Maintaining Healthy Boundaries

You are either the tough knuckle who sets strict boundaries or the one who can settle for anything. Either way, you can’t seem to strike a balance with boundaries. Victims of father wound often have trouble with boundaries. For example, if your father was always late or even missed important milestones in your childhood, you’ll tend to have very strict limits. You are not flexible in rescheduling appointments and might be unforgiving to people who show up late.  

On the other hand, if your father was the strict type, always criticizing you and never appreciating your little milestones, you tend to develop loose boundaries. All you want in life is to seek approval and a sense of appreciation. As a result, you find it hard to say no. Sadly if you get entangled with a narcissist, they may want to take advantage of this weakness.  

#6: An Over Surge of Emotions

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Most father wound victims experience emotions such as anxiety, anger, and depression. See, your father was supposed to offer you unconditional love. And when you notice your peers enjoying this love, it’s not easy to understand why you can’t have the same. So you grow up bottling emotions of disappointment which eventually turn to anger and resentfulness. 

#7: Poor Choices of Relationship Partners

Due to anger and resentment, some father wound victims will turn to drug and substance abuse while others rush into relationships to fill that void. In addition, if you grew up watching your father abuse your mother, you will probably think that is how relationships work and therefore stay in an abusive relationship.      

How Can You Heal Your Father Wound as an Adult?

You’re probably reading this because you might have discovered a cycle of abuse in your family. Your father was abusive, and now you’re taking out your anger on your little ones. Can this cycle end? Absolutely. And it all starts with you first acknowledging the problem. 

Journal your childhood and try to identify the loopholes. Unmasking your childhood might be painful and uncomfortable, so you could consider inviting a therapist.

Sometimes, you can also consider confronting your father to get closure. However, if your underlying issues are not as grave, re-train your mind to disengage from the behaviors and beliefs you might have adopted from your father wound. Then make a deliberate effort to be a better version of yourself and journal your achievements every week, no matter how small they are. With repetition, new behaviors become a part of our lifestyle eventually.  

The Parting Shot

Please don’t let a father wound define your future. You have a lot of potential if you can only learn to believe in yourself. Now that you understand why you view the world differently, work towards healing your wound because a bright future awaits. 

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What Is Transgenerational Trauma? The Signs & Solutions

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What is that one thing you can think of passed down to you or your parents from your ancestors? It could be stories, heirlooms, or genetic traits. Recent studies suggest that even trauma can pass down through the generations. If you have someone in your family history that bears the scars of past trauma like racism, slavery, sex trafficking, or being a survivor of the holocaust, such an experience gets transmitted from one generation to the next. 

What is Transgenerational Trauma?

Transgenerational trauma is the physical and psychological effects of trauma from past generations affecting subsequent generations. This trauma transfers from the first generation of the survivors to the second and further generations of their offspring via a complex post-traumatic stress disorder mechanism. Hence, most victims of transgenerational trauma have no direct experience of the original trauma. 

How Transgenerational Trauma Manifests in Families

Transgenerational trauma may manifest itself socially, biologically, emotionally, or mentally as follows: –

  • Hyper-vigilance because you may have a distrust of the world  
  • Isolation, emotional numbing, and depersonalization
  • Impaired parental function, which shows up as overprotectiveness or unclear boundaries
  • Chronic sorrow and separation anxiety
  • Poor communication skills
  • Chronic fear of danger
  • Pressure for educational or career achievements
  • Unresolved or complicated grief triggering anger and self-destructive behaviors

In addition, teens and school-going children undergoing transgenerational trauma may experience low self-esteem, have disciplinary issues at school, drop out or cut classes, and record poor grades.  

Families struggling with transgenerational trauma tend to: –

  • Dismiss any talk of feelings as a weakness
  • Become overprotective of their children and seniors
  • Develop a neutral emotional response to tragic events 
  • Have trust issues and engage in unnecessary conflicts with other families

What Does Science Say?

Most scientific studies on transgenerational trauma agree that any extreme and prolonged stress on a parent could have adverse psychological effects on their children or grandchildren. The parents may be former prisoners of war, combat veterans, victims of colonial suppression, clerical abuse in religious organizations, totalitarian political control, and terrorism. 

Here are four examples of communities affected by transgenerational trauma: –

#1: Holocaust Survivors

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Canadian psychiatrist Dr. Vivian Rakoff was the first person to identify and document transgenerational trauma. In 1966, Vivian and her colleagues were researchers at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. Here, they studied the long-lasting consequences of the holocaust on its survivors and descendants. 

They recorded high psychological distress rates amongst the children of the holocaust survivors. Later studies would discover that even grandchildren of holocaust survivors ended up in psychiatric care referrals, with trauma symptoms like PTSD, depression, and clinical anxiety.

#2: The Stolen Generation of the Aboriginal People

Thousands of lighter-skin-toned aboriginal children grew up without knowing their families. The kids were forcefully taken from their families and placed in orphanages run by missionaries. Some of the kids were barely a year old. They spent most of their childhood working while undergoing physical and emotional mistreatment.

Many described it as Australia’s attempt at genocide and the ultimate survival of the indigenous people. Today, the children of the stolen generation of the aboriginal people still carry the scars of transgenerational trauma. Some live in distress and struggle with attachment and disconnection from extended families. 

#3: Rwanda Genocide Survivors

The Rwanda Civil War between April 7th and July 15th, 1994, claimed the lives of up to 800,000 Tutsis, a minority ethnic group. Studies of the Rwanda post-genocide generation indicate that children born to Tutsi mothers during and immediately after the genocide developed depression and traumatic disorders. The lasting imprints of the 1994 genocide are evident in the survivors, former prisoners, and their descendants.

#4: Systematic Racism and Over-policing of the Black Communities

During the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, Europeans built the foundations of America by dehumanizing Africans. They used mental, spiritual, and physical warfare to integrate white supremacy into the violence. And they skewed psychology, religion, and science to justify this treatment. 

For example, in 1851, American physician Samuel A. Cartwright came up with Drapetomania. It refers to a supposed mental illness describing enslaved Africans that tried to run away. Eventually, black communities developed trauma responses to maintain survival. 

However, instead of short-term responses, the families have integrated them into their culture and passed them from one generation to the next under the guise of values and traditions. 

Today, there are cries of systematic racism and over-policing amongst the black communities. And more families are struggling with divorce, alcohol and substance abuse, child abuse, and domestic violence. And there’s a high incarceration rate in the black communities. 

Addressing Transgenerational Trauma

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Note that later victims of transgenerational trauma may fail to recognize its effects. Others never acknowledge, discuss, or address it for fear of stigmatization. That way, they may never call it out or seek help. Instead, they struggle with mental health issues and continue passing down the trauma to their offspring.

Anyone undergoing transgenerational trauma should seek help to break the cycle. Otherwise, parents will continue to pass triggers to their children, affecting future generations. 

#1: Community Healing and Reconciliation

Most families undergoing transgenerational trauma stay quiet about the traumatic events for fear of stigmatization. Start by having productive discussions with family members for healing and reconciliation. In the aftermath of the Rwanda Civil War, most survivors rebuilt their lives by joining survivor support groups, creating and preserving memorial sites, and educating the next generation on the dangers of hate and extremism. 

#2: Seeking Help from a Family Therapist

Families undergoing generational trauma should work with a family therapist to identify the trauma patterns existing in the family. Likewise, children struggling with mental health problems associated with this trauma should also work with a mental health specialist for recovery.

#3: Changing Parenting Styles

Often, parents who are victims or survivors of trauma have a protective parenting style that passes the trauma to their children. Here, the parents subconsciously teach their children unhealthy survival behaviors. Or, they may develop unhealthy relationship boundaries with their loved ones. This should change to avoid passing on the damage further. 

Conclusion

Is your family dealing with trauma from your ancestors? Studies now show that parental traumatic experiences can reach subsequent generations. Yet, we can break the cycle of transgenerational trauma by investigating how these events of our shared past affect us today. More so, seeking professional help, changing parenting styles, and encouraging communication around healing and reconciliation can help families deal with the complex issues from the trauma.

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Unblocking Chakras for Beginners: a Detailed Guide

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Different cultures identify seven energy centers of the body, often referred to as chakras. They pinpoint ways to balance or align our chakras for complete energetic harmony of the body, mind, and spirit. For example, you can connect chakras to astrology, crystals, plants, and even colors of the rainbow. Then, what happens when a chakra is off-balance, overactive, or blocked? How can you restore balance to your chakras? Let’s explore the chakras one by one below: 

#1: The Root Chakra

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The Root chakra, located in the pelvis area, is associated with our sense of belonging, grounding, and survival needs. When balanced, we feel safe, secure, grounded, sturdiness, centered, and happy to be alive. A blocked Root chakra gives us a sense of instability (especially financial instability and personal identity), anxiety, and fear. And an overactive Root chakra makes us materialistic, greedy, lust for money and power, and aggressive. Of all the chakras, the Root chakra requires the most work to bring it back in balance. A blocked Root chakra triggers an imbalance in the rest of the chakras as a survival driver. 

#2: The Sacral Chakra

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This chakra is associated with our sexuality, pleasure, and passion. Balanced Sacral chakra exudes joy, amusement, sexuality, sensuality, attachment, optimism, nurturing, procreation, and deep emotions. Yet, low libido, an unsatisfactory sex life, fear or lack of intimacy, loneliness, and isolation suggests a blocked Sacral chakra. An overactive sacral chakra may result in our sexual overdrive. Here, someone becomes a sex addict, manipulative, and overly emotional.

#3: The Solar Plexus Chakra

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The Solar Plexus Chakra, located underneath the rib cage and above the navel, gives us the drive and confidence that keeps us in control of our lives. Anyone with a balanced Solar Plexus chakra has a raised self-image, self-esteem, willpower, and assertiveness. Only an imbalance in our Solar Plexus chakra creates feelings of self-doubt, powerlessness, feeling threatened, low self-esteem, and having an inferiority complex. However, an overactive Solar Plexus chakra manifests itself through our domineering, perfectionist, power-hungry, critical, or judgmental tendencies.

#4: The Heart Chakra

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The Heart chakra, symbolized by the color green, is the chakra of love. When balanced, the Heart chakra sustains our feelings of unconditional love, peace, receptivity, acceptance, compassion, gratitude, and forgiveness. More so, it helps us form and retains meaningful relationships. In contrast, a blocked Heart chakra manifests itself through our bitter or hateful feelings, trust issues, lack of empathy, and intolerant of others. Likewise, an overactive Heart chakra creates feelings of codependence, self-sacrifice, and jealousy. 

#5: The Throat Chakra

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This chakra concerns communication (our speaking and listening abilities). When balanced, we maintain clear communication, behave like a leader with confidence, and use creative expression around our peers. Except, if you have a blocked Throat chakra, you may have issues expressing yourself and listening to others. Often, you find yourself in heated arguments, misunderstandings, and holding on to grudges or secrets. People with overactive Throat chakra often abuse their communication privileges. They tend to be loud, sassy, opinionated, and gossipy.

#6: The Third Eye Chakra

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The Third eye chakra symbolizes our intuition. Its awakening revolves around our ability to manifest psychic abilities, inner wisdom, visualization, and clarity. This opening only happens when the chakra is balanced. The harmony helps us manifest visions beyond the physical realm. We stay in tune with our intuitions and become imaginative and creative.

A blocked Third eye chakra limits our intuition, inner thoughts, creativity, or guidance from spiritual entities. More so, this chakra hardly gets overactive. But when it does, you may have broken the veil into a spiritual realm prematurely through such spiritual work like Kundalini. Hence, you experience vivid hallucinations, nightmares, and delusions. 

#7: The Crown Chakra

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The Crown chakra is associated with consciousness, bliss, oneness, spirituality, and understanding. As a temple, it connects us to the spirit realm, our higher purpose, or God-consciousness.

A balanced Crown chakra exudes feelings of universal love and a deep spiritual understanding of your higher purpose. In contrast, someone with an overactive Crown chakra struggles with dogmatic, judgmental, or ungrounded ideas. And a blocked Crown chakra leaves you feeling depressed. More so, you may battle brain fog or have learning disabilities.

Unblocking the Chakras

Here are some tips to help you unblock and balance your chakras: –

#1: Affirmations

Chakra affirmations are a great way to balance your chakras. Repeating affirmations direct healing energy to restore balance in your body and your life. When we repeat chakra affirmations, we become capable of rewriting the patterns in our subconscious minds and direct healing vibrations to the chakras.

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Affirmations for the Root chakra:
  • I am safe!
  • I am grounded!
  • I am rooted and strong!
Affirmations for the Sacral chakra:
  • I am creative!
  • I am joyful!
  • I embrace and celebrate my sexuality!
Affirmations for the Solar Plexus chakra:
  • I am powerful!
  • I feel motivated to pursue my purpose!
  • I am enough!
Affirmations for the Heart chakra:
  • I love myself unconditionally!
  • I follow my heart!
  • I am open to giving and receiving love!
Affirmations for the Throat chakra:
  • I am open and honest in my communication!
  • I express myself creatively through speech, writing, and art!
  • I am an active listener!
Affirmations for the Third eye chakra:
  • I trust my intuition!
  • I am constantly expanding my awareness!
  • I feel connected to my spiritual truth!
Affirmations for the Crown chakra:
  • I am Light!
  • I am divinely guided and inspired!
  • Everything is working out for my highest good!

#2: Crystals

Crystals send out vibrations that resonate with the seven chakras. That way, they help in unblocking chakras and restoring harmony. Plus, the crystals respond best when they are of a similar color to the out-of-balance chakra.

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Use red, black, and brown crystals and stones to heal and balance your Root chakra:

  • Red Jasper
  • Black Tourmaline
  • Smoky Quartz
  • Carnelian
  • Lava
  • Black Onyx

For balancing your Sacral chakra,  use orange, peach, and brown crystals and stones:

  • Imperial Topaz
  • Amber
  • Sardonyx
  • Fire Opal
  • Peach Moonstone
  • Orange Calcite
  • Peach Selenite

For healing your Solar Plexus chakra, use yellow and golden stones:

  • Jasper
  • Citrine
  • Yellow Topaz
  • Golden Tiger’s Eye
  • Pineapple Calcite
  • Yellow Sapphire
  • Golden Quartz
  • Pyrite

Use green and pink stones and crystals to heal and balance your Heart chakra:

  • Green Aventurine
  • Rose Quartz
  • Alexandrite
  • Emerald
  • Amazonite
  • Malachite
  • Pink Calcite

For balancing and healing your Throat chakra, use light blue, deep blue, and teal crystals and stones:

  • Larimar
  • Aquamarine
  • Angelite
  • Blue Topaz
  • Turquoise
  • Blue Lace Agate
  • Aqua Aura Quartz
  • Blue Tourmaline
  • Aqua Aura Quartz
  • Blue Quartz

For Third eye chakra healing and balancing, use indigo and violet stones and crystals:

  • Blue Aventurine
  • Indigolite
  • Lapis Lazuli
  • Labradorite
  • Azurite
  • Blue Apatite
  • Sapphire

For balancing your Crown chakra, use purple, golden, white, and clear crystals and stones:

  • Clear Quartz
  • Amethyst
  • Rhinestone
  • Clear Calcite
  • Selenite
  • Spirit Quartz

#3: Essential Oils

Did you know you can use essential oils to balance your chakras? You can regulate the energy flow and facilitate unblocking chakras by massaging essential oils on the areas where your chakras project the most.

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Use patchouli, nutmeg, vetiver, bergamot, cedar, and clove essential oils for balancing your Root chakra.

For your Sacral chakra, use neroli, cardamom, ylang-ylang, and sandalwood essential oils.

Apply pine, eucalyptus, vetiver, grapefruit, rosemary, bergamot, and lavender essential oils for healing your Solar Plexus chakra.

Rose, lavender, geranium, and jasmine essential oils will help you harmonize your Heart chakra.

For balancing your Throat chakra, use lemon essential oil, vanilla, coriander seed, lavender, sage, and eucalyptus essential oils.

Sandalwood, rosemary, German chamomile, frankincense, jasmine, peppermint, and sandalwood essential oils are great for your Third eye chakra healing.

Use lime, lavender, neroli, vanilla, frankincense, and lotus essential oils for balancing your Crown chakra.

#4: Bija Mantras

A bija mantra or “seed mantra” is a mantra that consists of one or more sounds or syllables. Bija mantras carry the concentrated energy of the Universe. When we practice bija mantras for chakras we create vibration processes in the ether, which, in turn, control the sources of energy within our chakras.

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Bija mantras for chakras include the LAM chant for the Root chakra, VAM chant for the Sacral chakra, RAM chant for the Solar plexus chakra, YAM chant for the Heart chakra, HAM chant for the Throat chakra, and AUM chant for the Third eye and the Crown chakras.

#5: Take Nature Calls

Your chakras correspond to love from Mother Nature. Tap into this universal healing power by spending more time in nature. Think of forest baths, mud baths, or lying down on bare grass during your family picnic.

Conclusion

Now that you know how balanced, imbalanced, blocked, and overactive chakras feel, which of your chakras is out-of-balance? Indeed, by recognizing the signs of blockage or imbalance, you can take active steps to balance your chakras. Practice unblocking chakras through yoga, massaging essential oils, chanting or listening to mantras, staying outdoors, and using healing crystals.

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