Do you have a worn out Sacral Chakra?

Late last year I had a close friend of mine tell me I had a ‘worn out Sacral Chakra’.

I couldn’t take what she said lightly because she had just had a powerful spiritual awakening whereby she was covered in goose bumps every 2 minutes due to channeling Angels and receiving direct downloads from the divine infinite (something UP there).

So I swallowed that piece of information down like a jagged little pill, knowing intuitively she was right.

My over-active Sacral Chakra:

Upon reflection of what she said…it was true….I had energetic chords attached to many people at the time.

Good ones, bads ones, casual ones, taken ones, males, females. You name it; I had hooks all over the place. I wasn’t too fussy, as long as it fed my deep need for fulfillment, pleasure, connection, thrill, affection, attention, fun, uncertainty or riskiness. (Yup, even saying that makes me squirm…but it was true for me at that phase in my life).

I look back now at some of the collateral damage I made and shake my head in dismay. *Hindsight’s a bitch.*

My Sacral Chakra was on overdrive and she was hhhuuuunnnnngggrrryyyyy.

Chakras. Nutshell. Chakras are energy hubs in the body and we have seven of them. The word Chakra, means wheel. And wheels spin or oscillate right? Well, my Sacral wheel was spinning out of control. End-of-nutshell.

She was like a ferocious, sexually frustrated crocodile and I had to keep feeding her to fill the giant void. And it didn’t have to be sex that filled the void, it could simply be the thrill of the chase, a game, a challenge, new flesh, something or someone new. It was predominantly uncertainty that I wanted and I was attracting all kinds of wrong.

I knew what I was doing was unhealthy, but was like a little immature child, and did it anyway despite the consequences. This is what happens when we get ‘stuck’ in our lower Chakras; we remain childish, immature, a slave to our base, survival instincts. Our raw sexual desires.

She guzzled the food I gave her and was a needy little bitch.

Needless to say, I was in a fairly unstable, unhappy phase of my life as I did not love where I was living at the time (environment/home matters A LOT) and I was also unhappy in my day-to-day job (also very important as it’s where you spend 50 + hours a week).

I was run-down, tired, emotional and spread thin…with energetic hooks in too many people (something that can happen when you’re insecure and single – toke note!).

I was trying so hard to keep in all together and make sure everyone thought I was doing well and happy. But inside I was crumbling. It was f**king exhausting.

I was a slave to my desire.

I was an addict. It was like my drug!

Everything else was crappy, so my Sacral Chakra pleasures were my only release – or so I thought.

So what saved me from my destructive path?

Now for the happy part of the story…

I discovered Kundalini Yoga. I had always heard about Kundilini but never experienced it, and in fact, I don’t even remember how I stumbled across Caroline and her classes in West End, but I did, and that’s all that matters…because everything changed in my life after that. It was the catalyst for my transformation.

Through Kundalini I discovered that I kept trying to feed my Sacral Chaka with external pleasures, rather from within. And this is what the practice helped me realise; the untapped power within me! My Shakti power. My Kundalini life force energy!

A lot of people use sex to connect. To feel something. To fill a hole. And this is a big warning sign of a worn out Sacral.

Kundalini is a amazing technology full stop. But it’s even more amazing if you have a high sex drive and need to learn to channel, harness and cultivate that energy. The techniques used are ground-breaking – and we all have access to it – our breath!

Kundalini Yoga helps to move energy – all energy in the body – and move it upwards through the Sushmuna channel up the spine to the Crown of our heads. Why do we want to raise the energy, you might ask? In order to raise our vibration, our awareness, our consciousness, our frequency – to attract more of what we love and less of what we hate.

And sexual energy is a big part of that, in fact it’s the most powerful drive in our body, other than surviving and taking our next breath.

Some Yoga teachings renunciate sex. However Kundalini embraces it (not in a have-as-much-sex-with-randoms-as-you-want kinda way) but in a sacred, connective, loving way.

Yogi Bhajan said sex is the holiest of holies and should be reserved for committed relationships whereby you treat yourself and your partner like the sacred temples of the divine.

Bhajan also said this eloquently:

Sacred sex is love in action.

I had already been to India to do my Hatha Yoga Teacher Training the year before but my practice was fairly dismal and I wasn’t enjoying it as much as I used to, or at least my discipline was out the window. However, when I went along to my first Kundalini Class, it blew my mind. Literally my mind was blown! I felt my third eye twitch, I couldn’t feel my mouth and lips, when I closed my eyes to meditate I saw this amazing blue colour ignited and felt extreme healing powers within myself.

I started leaving work early once a week just so I could make the one class I could fit into my tight schedule. Once I went to Kundalini, there was no going back! And there was a ripple effect to me moving this energy inside me:

  • I moved into a beautiful house with an amazing energy and amazing, supportive women
  • I ended a toxic engagement with a lover.
  • I started holding my Kundalini inspired workshops.
  • I got into my Masters in Perth!
  • I booked into Kundalini Yoga training in Bali.
  • I went to Vipassana (10 Day Silent Retreat). Read my blog about my experience here.
  • And I planned my way out of my job and moving interstate to be closer to my family…and the beach!

Now, I can’t owe ALL of this to Kundalini, as it came from my own drive and motivation and inspiration….but that seed of creative consciousness was IGNITED in my 1.5 hour Kundalini class.

What is the Sacral Chakra?

The sacral Chakra is our second Chakra in our body, based below our navel center. It is responsible for our relationships, sexuality, emotions and creativity and is formed in the early years of our life – when we are meant to be nurtured, touched, loved unconditionally, held, kissed. It is usually determined in our maternal stage of our lives (0-3 years of age) and the love and affection from our mother has a large impact. It can determine our healthy pleasure vs promiscuity later on in life.

We can have over-active Chakras or under-active Chakras, OR beautifully in-balanced Chakras.

An over-active Sacral Chakra:

  • Over emotional, creating drama over people or events that happen in your life.
  • Unhealthy emotional attachment to people (co-dependent).
  • Sexual addiction may be a problem if you are in a relationship or not taking proper caution with your partner(s).
  • Mental, emotional or physical tension of muscles

An under-active Sacral Chakra:

  • Fear of pleasure and deny yourself from the things that can make you feel good
  • Lack creativity
  • Feel sluggish, lazy or suffer from chronic fatigue disorder
  • Have a weak sex drive.
  • Find it hard to be your true or authentic self and just want to try and ‘fit in’.
  • You can’t manifest what you desire because your thoughts and emotions tend to lean towards negativity.
A well balanced Sacral Chakra:
  • Your feelings flow freely and you can express yourself without any problems
  • You have great self confidence and you know your strengths
  • You have no problems with your sexuality, and are very much open to intimacy with someone who is healthy for you
  • You have a passion for life and radiate positivism
  • You are tapping into your creative potential

For me personally, Kundalini helped me TAME the BEAST. In some cases it might help people AWAKEN the beast, depending if you have an over-active or under-active Chakra!
If you feel there is an imbalance in your Chakra, I will be posting another blog next week on ways to heal the Sacral Chakra (other than the obvious…Kundalini Yoga).
So if you haven’t already, sign up for my weekly newsletter by popping in your email on the sidebar, or grab a free 15 minute session with me to chat about my 7 Week Chakra Program also helps you assess each Chakra and whether it’s over-used or under-used.
If you live in Perth, come along to Womenergy on Saturday 11 October 2014, 12-3pm. We are healing our Sacrals together in a safe, sacred circle! YAY!
Lots of love and healing for your Sacrals.