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The Root Chakra
Colour: Red
Location: Base of the spine
Associated organs and glands: spine, blood, bladder, reproductive organs, legs, feet
Balanced: Grounded, centered, belonging in this world, trusting, independent
Overactive: domineering, bossy, greedy, cunning, big ego
Underactive: unloved, frustrated, fearful, shy, unsure, inadequate

The first chakra or root chakra can be associated with the following characteristics:

  • Security
  • Safety
  • Survival
  • Physicality
  • Grounding
  • Support

The root chakra provides support and feeling safe in all the aspects of life. It is related to our feeling of safety, survival and security, whether it’s physical or regarding financial safety, fear, instability etc. This is also where we ground ourselves into the earth and anchor our energy into the world.

Reiki can be a great way to help with grounding issues or issues surrounding feeling of safety and security. Find out more about Reiki courses here. 

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