How to Balance Your Swadhistanana or Sacral Chakra and Release Your Anger

Updated: Oct 31, 2020

Becoming more present is needed more now than ever. In this blog post, we will cover what the Swadhistanana or Sacral Chakra represents and how to balance it to become calmer from day to day.

What are Chakras?

The Chakras are a set of seven wheels or energy vortex of energies in our bodies that carry your urges, emotions, and habits, as well as the energy for experiences that happen to us.

You may have heard of terms such as Chi, Prana, Charge, and others that refer to the same type of energies.

The seven chakras are Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus, Heart, Throat, Brow, and Crown.

Now that you have a little background on what chakras are, let us focus on the Sacral Chakra.

Sacral Chakra

The Sacral chakra or Swadhisthana is located below your navel, at the center of your lower belly, and in the lumbar spine. The color of this chakra is represented by the color orange. It is responsible for your flight or fight response.

When this chakra is out of balance you may feel:

  • Anger

  • Hate

  • Rage

  • Jealousy

  • Revenge

When you have too much energy going into this region of your body you may experience:

  • Obsessive Addictions

  • Addictions to Stimulation

  • Excessive Mood swings

  • Poor Boundaries

  • Instability

When you do not have enough energy going into this region of your body you may experience:

  • Insensitivity or emotionally numb

  • Fear of change

  • Lack of desire and/passion

  • Boredom

  • Rigid

Common Aliments that you may experience when your chakra is out of balance:

  • Lower back pain

  • Urinary tract infections

  • Bladder troubles

  • Stiffness

  • Menstrual difficulties and more

Now we will go over what you may feel when your Sacral Chakra is Balanced

When this Chakra is Balanced you may experience feeling:

  • Graceful movements

  • Ability to embrace change

  • Healthy boundaries

  • Ability to enjoy all sorts of pleasure

  • Passionate

  • Deattachment

You now may be wondering how can you balance this chakra

To balance this chakra you would need to:

  • Use Affirmations

  • Practice Key Yoga Poses

  • Be more mindful of your emotions and actions

Affirmations to use to help balance this Chakra

  • I am comfortable in my body & treat it with care

  • I let go of my anger so I can see clearly

  • It's just a temporary feeling, I accept what is, and I let go

  • I forgive (myself/others) and let go easily

  • I am a creative being

  • My emotions are free-flowing & balanced

Key yoga postures that you can do to help you balance this Chakra

Poses for Sacral Chakra

Additional steps to take to balance your Sacral Chakra

  • Practicing deep breathing for 5-10 minutes

  • Practicing Journaling and log your thoughts and emotions

  • Watch or listen to something that brings you joy or laughter

  • For every negative thought think of 2 positive thoughts

  • Recognize your critical inner voice and change it

  • Allow yourself to be less than perfect

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