There are 7 major energy systems in your body. When they become blocked, they can manifest with physical symptoms.
The root chakra is located at the base of your spine.
The root is red. Red is the longest wave length, and known to increase physical energy. The color red represents: Passion, spontaneity, vitality, stamina, grounding, stability, strength, warmth, security, courage, creativity, power, love, fiery, anger. It excites/energizes.
On the flip side it can represent danger, warning, assertiveness, aggressiveness. It is domineering, tiring, angry, quick tempered, ruthless, fearful, intolerant, rebellious, obstinate, resentful, and violent.
In the aura – red = materialism, materialistic, ambition, focus, sensual pleasures, quick temper.
Your root connects your spiritual body with the physical & anchors your body to earth.
Root deals with: safety, security, survival, and finances.
It governs a person’s relationship with both the basic physical necessities of life (food, water, shelter) & fundamental psychological factors required for mental psychological facets required for mental health. (trust, acceptance, comfort). It governs emotional needs such as letting go of fear, and physical energy – (life force energy). It deals with basic human instincts for survival feeling rooted/grounded. It gives a sense of security safety stability and reality. It also controls sexual development and secretes sex hormones.
Psychologically the root also governs your confidence, and fight or flight instinct. — This is your acute stress response – an immediate physical reaction to something in the world.
It represents the EARTH element in your body governed by earth signs
The EARTH element represents your connection to the physical world.
This chakra is blocked by: FEAR
You won’t pursue your dreams if you are afraid of what others will think. You cannot protect yourself from intruders, if you are afraid of death/consequences.
This chakra is strengthened by:
A blocked root may manifest as:
- Sexual dysfunction/underactive sex drive
- Living on survival mode
- Eating disorder
- Kidney dysfunction
- Lack of physical energy
- Volatile emotions
- Lack of confidence if one is outside of comfort zone.
- Nervous system disorder
- Loss of life force
- Body becomes acidic
- Knot in abdomen
Believing money creates stability can also block the root chakra.
How secure you feel now often has to do with how safe you felt as a child. (Trust vs. mistrust.) As infants if your care givers readily gave you what you needed to survive consistently, you felt secure.
Physical symptoms may manifest in/as:
- Spine/Lower back pain
- Varicose veins
- Rectal tumor
- Immune related disorder
- Colon issues
- Adrenal glands
- Women – Ovary problems
- Men – prostate problems / testes
When your basic needs are met, you feel safe and secure in the world and tend to worry less and less each day.
2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.
Colossians 3:12 Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.
Hebrews 13:6 so we can say with confidence “The Lord is my helper so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me?”
Faith x Fear both require you to believe in something you cannot see. If you had no fear, what would you do? Who instilled the spirit of fear in you? There’s no growth in a comfort zone. #FEARCannotLiveHere Faith x Fear