Episode 50: Chakras

Welcome to the Rooted Mind Podcast!

Episode #50: Chakras

Your hosts: Jess and Shelby

[0:45] Intro and life updates

[10:45] AD: U.S. Wellness Meats

[11:55] Intro to energy centering and chakras

[13:15] Chakras are a helpful tool in our health journey; make it a part of your arsenal

[14:11] Knowing that we are made up of energy and vibrations will help us understand how to bring ourselves back into harmony

[14:23] The first chakra, the Root Chakra: represented by the color red; it is our sense of stability and belonging

[15:18] Signs of the first chakra’s imbalance

[15:58] Imbalance of this chakra is sometimes the result of trauma and neglect

[17:36] Community and seeking healthy relationships can bring stability to this chakra imbalance

[20:00] The second chakra: the Sacral Chakra; Reproduction/sexuality/creative energy/expression

[21:07] Shelby: Our culture has reduced sexuality down to just the physical act, it can be much more meaningful than that

[22:22] This chakra’s color is orange

[22:43] Signs of the second chakra’s imbalance

[23:27] When this chakra is in balance, you give yourself permission to be creative

[24:15] Don’t dismiss your creativity; find ways you like to express yourself

[25:04] The third chakra: our solar plexus/self-trust/expression of will

[26:18] We are spiritual beings

[27:32] Chakras tie together the physical and spiritual

[28:28] Find what brings you pleasure and meaning

[29:31] Signs of imbalance in the third chakra

[31:50] AD: Take Root Cafe

[33:07] The fourth chakra: the Heart Chakra; this chakra is coexistence of body and spirit, as well as love, compassion, and joy

[34:44] The color of the fourth chakra is green

[35:50] Signs of imbalance in the fourth chakra

[37:30] Loving beyond disagreements

[39:17] The fifth chakra is the Throat Chakra, its color is blue; it’s associated with mastering and speaking our truth

[40:20] Dangers of focusing on those around us instead of ourselves and how to speak our truth

[42:40] Signs of imbalance in the fifth chakra

[43:45] Our sixth chakra is our Brow Chakra, its color is indigo; it represents intuition/clarity

[44:25] Signs of imbalance in the sixth chakra

[45:25] Jess: When you finally get clarity, it’s life changing

[45:43] Meditation is underestimated in finding clarity

[45:56] Jess: When you start meditating, you’ll start getting answers to things you didn’t know you needed

[47:35] The seventh chakra is the Crown Chakra; it’s the connection to the universe and higher-self and the source of our beliefs. The color of this chakra is violet

[48:22] Signs of imbalance in the seventh chakra

[50:20] Shelby shares clarity on her business and boosts the Postpartum Grace Guide Giveaway

[51:00] Outro


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