Everything in our universe is radiating energy, from the biggest mountain or ocean, to the tiniest blade of grass, to each individual cell in our body. All of our cells emit energy in different ways, and different cells will emit different kinds of energy depending on where they are located within the body and its function. Given the specialized nature of our body’s energy, there are several different channels located in our body which energy can flow in and out in a constant stream. These are called the Chakras.\n\nThe word chakra means “wheel” in Sanskrit as the Chakra energy spins in a clockwise direction, radiating the energy of our body out into the field around us to form our Aura. I often illustrate Chakra as the digestive system of energy, or life force, or what the Chinese call Chi, and in Sankrit as Prana. A well balanced Chakra system is able to channel energy effectively to our body, mind and soul.\nOur Chakras exist at 7 points along our body (see the chakra healing \/ energy body diagram above), each one associated with a different set of organs and systems. The locations of Chakras correspond with the places on our body where essential systems use a lot of energy. For instance, Third Eye Chakra sits around our visual center, affecting the frontal lobe of our brain. That location is the epicenter of our decision-making, planning, and orientation. And our Heart Chakra, contains so much energy that it has its own force field and emits so much electromagnetic energy that it can be measured from several feet away.\nThe chakras can be open or closed, overactive or underactive, depending on how well energy is able to flow through them. And that flow is determined by the open or constricted state of our physical body and energy body. We can further understand the energetic existence of our chakras (and their associated emotions) by understanding their color, which becomes important in chakra healing exercises. I will share with you more in Chakra Healing With EO Workshop.\nThe chakras represent not only particular parts of our physical body, but also particular parts of our consciousness. All of your senses, perceptions, and possible states of awareness can be divided into seven categories, and each of these categories can be associated with a particular Chakra. When you feel tension in your consciousness, you feel it in the Chakra associated with the part of your consciousness experiencing the stress, and in the parts of the physical and energy body associated with that Chakra.\nWhen you are hurt in a relationship, you feel it in your heart. When you are nervous, your legs tremble and your bladder becomes weak. When there is tension in a particular part of your consciousness, and therefore in the chakra associated with that part of your consciousness, the tension is detected by the nerves of the plexus associated with that chakra and communicated to the parts of the physical and energy body controlled by that plexus. When the tension continues over a period of time or reaches a particular degree of intensity, it creates a symptom on the physical level and requires chakra healing to resolve. Again, the symptom serves to communicate to you through your body what you have been doing to yourself in your consciousness.\nHow You May Feel or Act When Chakras Are Overactive or Underactive:\n\n\n\n\n\nRoot Chakra:\nOveractive: Fearful, nervous, impatient, or belligerent; materialistic or greedy; resistant to change.\nUnderactive: Lacking a sense of being at home or secure anywhere, lacking desire to want anything out of life, needy, unable to get into one’s body, fearful of abandonment.\nRelated essential oil: Vetiver\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nSacral Chakra:\nOveractive: Overemotional, very quick to attach and invest in others, attracted to drama, moody, lacking personal boundaries.\nUnderactive: Stiff, unemotional, closed off to others, lacking self-esteem or self-worth, possibly in an abusive relationship.\nRelated essential oil: Ylang Ylang\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nSolar Plexus Chakra\nOveractive: Domineering, aggressive, angry, perfectionistic or overly critical of oneself or others.\nUnderactive: Passive, indecisive, timid, lacking self-control.\nRelated essential oil: Lemon\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nHeart Chakra\nOveractive: Loving in a clingy, suffocating way; lacking a sense of self in a relationship; willing to say yes to everything; lacking boundaries, letting everyone in.\nUnderactive: Cold, distant, lonely, unable or unwilling to open up to others.\nRelated essential oil: Bergamot\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nThroat Chakra\nOveractive: Overly talkative, unable to listen, highly critical, verbally abusive, condescending.\nUnderactive: Introverted, shy, having difficulty speaking the truth, unable to express needs.\nRelated essential oil: Frankincense\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nThird Eye Chakra\nOveractive: Out of touch with reality, lacking good judgment, unable to focus, prone to hallucinations\nUnderactive: Rigid in thinking, closed off to new ideas, too reliant on authority, disconnected or distrustful of inner voice, anxious, clinging to the past and fearful of the future\nRelated essential oil: Cypress\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nCrown Chakra\nOveractive: Addicted to spirituality, heedless of bodily needs, having difficulty controlling emotions.\nUnderactive: Not very open to spirituality, unable to set or maintain goals, lacking direction.\nRelated essential oil: Lavender, Pine\n\n\n\n\nTo learn about how you can use essential oils to balance your Chakras and achieve inner-self healing, join us in our upcoming workshops:\n\n\n\n\n\n\n22 Mar 2017: Chakra Healing with Essential Oils\n\nTime: 7:30pm - 9:30pm\n\n\nKey learnings: The body, mind and emotion connection with the 7 Chakra system, essential oil and Chakra balancing, food and colours that help the Chakra balancing.\n\n\n\n\n\nI look forward to see you in the workshop. To connect with me, you may add me at my Facebook: Angela Bong Hua Eng.\n To check out our workshops and sign up, please click here.\n About Master Coach Angela Bong – Trainer, Healer \u0026amp; Speaker:\nAngela is a professional EQ and personality trainer for 16 years whose personal life experience has shown her that the cause of personality issues, emotional illnesses, physical pain and sickness are rooted in our subconscious memory (our memory from 0 to 5 years old). Through the control of breath and certain techniques, Angela discovered that one can reach into the subconscious to release negative memories and negative beliefs that can start the emotional healing in oneself.\nAfter 6 years of R\u0026amp;D, Angela founded Subconscious Healing \u0026amp; Reprograming technique and opened The Healing Space in 2013. Since then, she has provided healing and coaching for many people afflicted with depression, anxiety disorders, unknown pain and broken family relationships. She runs workshops, personal coaching and one-on-one healing sessions with her clients both locally and from abroad.