The Root Chakra And Its Effects On The Development Of The First Chakra

1029 Words Nov 6th, 2016 5 Pages
The root chakra is the first chakra to start forming in the womb around the 2nd trimester and continue to form until the age of 12 months. This chakra is the foundation for all of the other chakras so any disruption will disrupt the whole system. Since this chakra starts forming in the womb this means that any trauma to the mother during this time period can also be passed over the the baby. Traumatic births such as c-sections and inductions can have a huge impact on the development of the first chakra. The root chakra is what gives us our ability to feel grounded, secure, safe, and stabile. Anything that threatens survival such as birth trauma, abandonment, neglect, serious illness, malnourishment, poverty, or physical abuse (1) affects this chakra. When we are faced with these types of experiences the root either becomes deficient of energy or excessive and this leads to issues with;
Roots (a feeling of not belonging)
Health (poor health)
Home ( never feeling like they have a home to belong too)
Appropriate boundaries

Often times what happens is the lower chakra’s close off in a self defense mechanism and this pushes all of the energy upwards. This causes the body to cut off all feeling and sensations in the lower chakra’s and a person starts to live in their upper chakra’s. This causes a person to feel numb, and they often lose touch with appropriate boundaries. This can be seen in areas such as food, eating to much or not enough.…

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