“Yoga releases the creative potential in life.” -B.K.S. Iyengar
There’s nothing more frustrating than suffering from writer’s block and constantly shredding rough drafts. Creativity is important for many artists that have jobs that depend on constantly creating fresh and innovative content. Rather than pulling your hair out, you can unleash this abundance of creative energy that is stored within the sacral chakra.
So what is the Sacral Chakra?
The Sacral Chakra, known as Svadhishthana in Sanskrit, is responsible for our emotions and intimacy. Svadhishthana, which translates to “one’s own base”, is orange in color and is located in the lower abdomen of the naval center.
When the sacral chakra is unblocked, we can all experience pleasure, happiness, healthy sexuality, positive energy, healthy reproductive organs, and creativity.
Here are 4 ways to unleash this powerful energy.
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“I looked in temples, churches, and mosques. But I found the divine within my heart.”
As a black woman who grew up in the south, it’s rather unusual to deem yourself non-religious and just spiritual. My parents raised me to be a free thinker and religion was never something that was forced upon me.
When I first began practicing yoga, a friend of mind, who is Christian, stated she did not like meditation. She quoted the popular saying; “The idle mind is the devils’ workshop.” In response I said that meditation was similar to prayer, except words are not spoken. To be honest, it was a futile attempt, and the last thing I wanted to do was offend her.
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Our daily activities can really weaken our immune system and drain our mind and body of vitality. Toxins enter our body through the use of beauty products, eating processed foods, pollution, germs, and many other ways. There’s also stress we face each day, whether it’s sitting gridlocked in traffic, work demands, family life, or even our own negative thoughts. It’s important to take time to detox and here are some options listed below:
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