We are now going look at how visualization of the mind chakras can help us develop a healthy mind. Again, the focus is on the powers of belief and visualization, which is the territory of our Higher Self.

Yellow: The Solar Plexus Chakra

This chakra is located between the navel and the lower end of the sternum. It is the connection of our mind with our body and, as such, might be considered as our gut chakra. It is our expression of will and personal power. It helps us assert ourselves in the world. Yellow brings light and growth into our life. A weak or dull yellow may indicate physical problems connected with the pancreas, liver, digestive system, or gallbladder, and with our ability to absorb nutrition. Psychologically, it may indicate problems with empowered thinking, creativity, well-being, and lacking feelings of abundance.

Green: The Heart Chakra

The heart chakra is located in the middle of the chest. Green is the healing color. The function of the heart is to love, soothe, and heal the body and the mind. Green links us to our love for the Earth. It symbolizes harmony and new growth. Physically, it is connected to our lungs and to the thymus gland, which is vitally important to our immune system. Psychologically, it may indicate problems with focusing our minds, lacking compassion for ourselves and others, or generating growth.

Blue: The Throat Chakra

This chakra provides energy that helps with relaxation and meditation. It connects the mind and the heart with the soul. It represents truth. Blue symbolizes meaningful love originating from a deep spiritual relationship to one’s self. The throat chakra helps us express ourselves peacefully and truthfully. Associated with the thyroid and the parathyroid glands, this chakra aids in regulating metabolism. Psychologically, the weakened chakra may indicate problems recognizing the truth and difficulty coordinating our physical and spiritual lives.

(We will follow the same procedure as for Activity 6. I have kept the two separate so we can focus first on the body and then on the mind.)

I suggest you spend a few minutes each day doing the following:

• Enter a contemplative state of relaxation.
• Try to visualize the solar plexus chakra. It should have a bright yellow color full of vibrating intensity. It should have a compact round shape, and be located between the belly button and the sternum. It should have a slow and steady spin; too fast may signify anxiety and too slow may signify a feeling of powerlessness.
• Try to note its general state of well-being. If all is well, spend a few minutes thanking your mind for maintaining a sense of physical and mental power.
• If the chakra lacks color, as you breathe in try to visualize the yellow color of the energy coming from nature and entering your body with your breathing. Focus it on the chakra until the color is restored.
• If your chakra lacks intensity, or is out of position or shape, or has a slow or rapid spin, you can visualize your spiritual hands reshaping and restoring it.
• If the chakra refuses your efforts, you can call upon your Higher Self to reveal the cause of the disturbance. It usually will be some physical problem or there may be psychological problems with empowered thinking, creativity, well-being, and feelings of abundance.
• You can then call upon your Higher Self to heal the mind and restore the chakra. The Higher Self will either immediately heal through visualization of life energy flowing into the damaged area of the body or the brain, or it may set out a cognitive path through your mind for self-healing.
• The following day, check the chakra again to see if it is restored. If not, repeat the process.
• Follow the same procedure with the heart chakra. It should have a vibrant rich green color. You can go through the same procedure to restore it. If you have difficulty restoring the chakra, you may have problems with compassion for yourself and others, or problems with growth and regeneration.
• Follow the same procedure with the throat chakra. It should have a vibrant blue color. Go through the same procedure to restore it. If you have difficulty restoring the chakra, you may have physical problems with your metabolism or problems recognizing the truth or coordinating your physical and spiritual lives.
• Practice this strategy for a week and record your thoughts. If the chakras still refuse to be restored, it may be a call for help, and you may need medical attention or some form of psychological therapy.

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