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What Does an Unbalanced Root Chakra Feel Like?



What are some signs that your root chakra is unbalanced? Check out the lists below!



Excessive Energy [Overactive]

When your chakra wheel is spinning too fast you may be experiencing these types of emotions and reactions to your surroundings:

- Aggression

- Stubbornness

- Lustful

- Greedy

- Sexual Neuroses or Sexually Frustrated

- Dominating Egotism

- Monotony - feeling stuck

- Materialism which can lead to Hoarding

- Sluggishness which can appear to some as being Lazy

- Heaviness in your body or mind

- Trapped in your body

- Obsessive need to have structure, also known as Over-planners

- Overeating which leads to Obesity

- Intense Fear of Change



DEFICIENT Energy [UNDeractive]

When your chakra wheel is spinning too slow you may be experiencing these types of emotions and reactions to your surroundings:

- Lack of Confidence

- Low Will Power

- Lack of Sexual Drive

- Lack of Security

- Unable to stand up for yourself

- Mistrust in almost everyone

- Depression

- Feeling Lost

- Fearful (of living)

- Anxious

- Guilt like it is always your fault

- Lack of Discipline

- Restless

- Overwhelmingly Unorganized

- Prone to poverty

- Under Weight

- Spacey

- Disconnected to your body or to people



Both Can lead to-


Eating Disorders

Overactive Because of the overeating can lead to bulimia.

Underactive Not eating or forgetting to eat or being afraid of becoming fat can lead to anorexia.


Money Problems

Overactive The constant need to buy things can develop a bad credit score over time especially if you start to spend more than you make.

Underactive The lack of discipline can lead to excessive gambling.


Addictive Behaviours

Both can lead to a multitude of addictive behaviours; shopping, gaming, eating, drugs, alcohol and sex are just a few possibilities.


Problems facing challenges at work

Overactive Aggression can bode as a problem when working with others.

Underactive The lack of confidence and self-worth will not help when it comes to standing up for your ideas during collaborations.


How CAN YOu balance your Root Chakra?


Do you fit either category or maybe a little bit of both? Have no fear, you can always become balanced again! It just takes work. So, if you are willing to put in the time that is the first step.


I will be writing more about what I learned about how to balance it in the coming articles. For now, focus on figuring out the root (pun intended lol) of what is causing these imbalances. I have personally always found that digging up the past can be healing for your present - as long as you use it for healing purposes.


Photo Credit Carl Raw

Books I Read While Researching The Ultimate Guide to Chakras by Athena Perrakis PhD Chakra for Beginners by Michael Williams Little Book of Chakras by Patricia Mercier Chakras made Easy by Anodea Judith Chakra Balance by April Pfender NOTE: I am not a practising healer or specialist in this field - I am learning as I research more into these topics. If you have any more information please feel free to share in the comments below. :)

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