How Chakras Can Hold (and Clear) Physical Pain

Your Energy Creates Your Life

You know this, right? Well, true, it’s not just your energy that creates your life. It’s your attention, (thoughts and beliefs) and your intention, (conscious or unconscious) combined with your energy that creates your life.

Your body’s the vehicle for experiencing your life. Your thoughts and emotions manifest through your body. Yet in energy terms, your thoughts and emotions are created and reside in separate body’s or planes of awareness. At least they’re supposed to reside elsewhere.

Your physical body can become the storehouse for ignored, unacknowledged and suppressed emotional energy. It’s called somatization.

The Body is an Integrated System

We all know that the mind-body connection is real. The emotion-body connection is, too.

If you’re not feeling your feelings, applying energy self-care to clear and release emotions, you’re conceivably suppressing them. Those emotions have nowhere to go but down. Into the energy system for your physical body.

And there they sit and fester.

Where in your body do these somatized emotions go, you might ask?

You actually know.

Because your body tells you.

The Body is a Storyteller

Got chronic pain?

Digestive issues?

Does your throat or your head suffer most when you get a cold?

That’s the story your body is telling you. It’s letting you know where you’ve suppressed emotional energy and how it’s impacting your inner workings.

The Chakras Distribute Energy

Your chakras are hard working energy centers, distributing energy to all of your organs, glands, systems. There’s a fabulous, complex system for delivering energy that works most effectively when unencumbered by blockages.

Ever seen a turbine operate? If a bunch of rags were stuck into some of the blades of the turbine, that would certainly impact performance.

Your chakras function like turbines, too. They work in two ways – sourcing energy into the chakra, and releasing energy out of the chakra. Inflow and outflow.

Stuff a bunch of suppressed emotional energy into a chakra that feeds energy to your physical body and it’ll gum up the works, too. And over time, less vital energy flows in to the chakra, and less spent energy flows out.

And therein lies the rub. Or the illness, dis-ease, stagnation.

The Body is Self-healing

Want to know which Chakras are correlated to which parts of the body? You can match the Chakra to the organs that are within proximity of the Chakra as follows:


It’ll give you insight to what chakras may need support (clearing, infusing) for your optimal well being.

You may have some clearing work to do to evolve beyond patterns, behaviors and emotions that bog you down. You may have to face some stuff — let’s be honest, if you’re suppressing emotion, it’s because you’re scared to face it down and move it through.

Learning how to Clear Emotional Energy — a skill you can learn in the self-paced course, Clear: Energy Clearing & Self-care — is powerful and evolutionary work. It puts you in the driver seat of your emotions.

Keep your physical body well and strong. Own your emotions,  clear emotional energy let your body thrive — and if needed, heal. Reverse what is setting up as an illness, dis-ease or stagnation. I see it happen all the time. And so students in EHI’s programs for practitioners.

There’s nothing better than a well be-ing. You can do this. Take up the work of evolving your energy body and know that your physical body will absolutely reap the benefits.

What parts of your body are hurting? Using the chart above, which chakra is correlated?

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2 thoughts on “How Chakras Can Hold (and Clear) Physical Pain”

  1. Question: I am hoping you can help me understand something that recently occured – I did my first chakra balancing with stones, small tumbled stones. I held the stones and recited my intention to balance my chakras 11 times. Then placed the stones on the chakras – Garnet stone (root chakra), Carnelian stone (sacral), Citrine stone (solar plexus), Aventurine stone (heart), Angelite stone (throat), Amethyst stone (3rd eye) and 1 Clear Quartz stone (crown). I meditated with that for 11 minutes, then gently removed the stones and went to sleep for the night. I did notice a strong vibration at the third eye. In the morning I had a noticeable bruise at my third eye that lasted for four days before it subsided. Do you have any ideas what this could mean? Your time and consideration is greatly appreciated.

    Julia B

    • Hi Julia, I don’t do a lot of work with stones and crystals, though I know they’re very powerful. The third eye is an Etheric chakra, meaning it’s tied to the energy system for your physical body, not the energy system for your emotional body, the Astral body. It’s possible that the amethyst would have been better situated on your 6th Astral chakra, located in the center of your head. It may have been too much energy for the 3rd eye to navigate.

      I’d be happy to email you the contact information for someone I know who is deeply knowledgeable about crystals and gemstones. My email is jill@energyhealinginstitute[dot]org


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