Vibration: ‘a state of being, the atmosphere, or the energetic quality of a person, place, thought, or thing’
‘Your energy introduces you before you even speak’
Have you ever caught yourself saying ‘I liked the vibe of that café’ ‘That dude has weird vibes‘ ‘ I really like her vibe’ ‘We were vibing’
You can manifest change according to how you direct your thoughts and emotions
The higher your vibration is, the more in touch you are with your higher self
The lower your vibration is, the more out of sync you are with your higher self, and the more conflict you experience in life
‘Everything in life is vibration’- Albert Einstein
Low Vibrational Energy
Signs you may have a low vibration, or give off ‘negative vibes’
Constant feelings of anger, jealousy, bitterness, pessimism, guilt, blame
Always tired and never feel rested
You don’t have any major goals or clear direction
You are uncaring towards yourself or others
You feel unfulfilled
You thrive on gossip and bashing others
You are emotionally distant or reactive
You are argumentative
You complain a lot
You have substance abuse issues
You are needy or demanding of others
You continue to make poor life choices
You eat a lot of junk food
You suffer several chronic illnesses
Raise Your Vibration
Treat yourself with Love
Become conscious of your thoughts
Recognise what emotions aren’t yours
Spend time in nature
Surround yourself with people who lift you up, rather than drag you down. Spend time with people who make you feel better about yourself and who you can ‘vibe’ with. Healthy relationships raise your vibrations (good vibes), while conflict has the opposite effect.
Practice a morning ritual
Yoga, Meditation, Reiki
Listen to high-vibe music & move ya body💃
Unfollow people on social media who don’t empower you or you don’t ‘vibe’ with
Clarity- a deeper understanding of yourself and clear decision making
Sense of purpose
If you have a high vibration
You are self-aware
You are empathetic towards yourself and others
You are emotionally balanced
You have a good sense of humour
You are highly intuitive
You do not “need” anything to feel happy
You are in tune with your body and its needs
You have a sense of purpose
You don’t feel the need to argue or compete with others
You are open to other ideas, people, experiences
You are confident in yourself and your abilitiies
You laugh and smile often
Your body feels healthy
You feel gratitude for what you have
You experience greater personal power, clarity, peace, love
Being tapped into our energy and the energy of those around us can be beneficial. If you are someone who is sensitive to the emotions of those around you or someone who is easily influenced by the energies and opinions of others, this blogpost may be helpful. If you are an empath or highly sensitive person, soaking up negative energy of those around you can leave you feeling drained and exhausted. If someone or something is mentally draining you, you are going to feel terrible. Protecting your energy is important for your mental and physical health and determines your overall happiness. 🧘
Below are some ways you can protect your emotional energy and inner peace
Tune into how you are feeling
Trust in yourself
Be less reactive, or non-reactive
Learn to say No to people who drain you. Do you often say “yes” to things you don’t feel like doing, just to be polite, or because you feel like you have to?
Please yourself before pleasing others, your needs are important as anybody else’s. Being a people-pleaser can take a toll on your wellbeing
Set healthy boundaries and establish healthy relationships
It is no secret that toxic people are skilled at draining the life out of you. Cutting energy vampires out of your life or consciously avoiding these leeches will cause a drastic improvement in your psychological wellbeing, happiness and quality of life. Nobody is obliged to stay in a toxic environment or be around these types of people.
Maybe you have some of these traits or can identify these traits in others? Identifying these types of people and practicing self-care is key. 🙂🗝️💆👌
You may have heard of Chakras at a yoga class, meditation class or energy healing session such as Reiki. The word Chakra translates to ‘wheel‘ or ‘disk’ in Sanskrit. There are 7 main Chakras, each corresponding to a specific organ as well as spiritual, psychological, physical and emotional states. Chakras are energy vortexes that are placed in 7 different points on the spinal column. Within each Chakra is a ‘Prana’, or the ultimate healing energy🌙⭐ If a Chakra is open and aligned, it means energy can run freely and harmony exists between the physical body mind and spirit. If a Chakra is closed, it means the Chakra is blocked or misaligned. It is believed that Chakra stones rebalance your Chakras. Reiki can also help you to balance your Chakras.
Sahasrara (Crown Chakra)
Location: The crown of the head
Crystals: Clear Quartz
Element: Cosmic Energy
Yoga Pose: Headstand
When the Crown Chakra is blocked, we may feel a sense of disconnection, you may feel narrow-minded. Unlike other Chakras, the Crown Chakra is only fully open during yoga or meditative exercises. When the Crown Chakra is open, it is thought to keep all other Chakras are open and to bring the person bliss and elightenment.
Ajna (Third-Eye Chakra)
Intuition, Sixth-Sense, Imagination
Location: Between the eyes, on the forehead
Yoga Pose: Child’s Pose
When the Third-Eye Chakra is blocked, you may be closed-minded, cynical, untrusting or have trouble listening to your inner thoughts. When the Third-Eye Chakra is open and in alignment, it’s thought that you will follow your intuition ,are able to see the big picture, may have psychic abilities, a higher consciousness and strong inner wisdom.
Vishuddha (Throat Chakra)
Communication, Self-expression, Truth
Crystals: Aquamarine, Lapis Lazuli, Kyanite
Yoga Pose: Fish pose, Plow pose, Shoulder stand
When your throat chakra is blocked, you may feel like you can’t voice your voice or truth. If this Chakra is overactive, you may be overly talkative, not listen to others, dominate conversations, gossip, speak without thinking. When this Chakra is open, you may communicate your emotions in healthy ways. You may also become better at listening to others and honouring their truths without judgement.
Anahata (Heart Chara)
Love, Joy, Inner Peace
Location: Center of chest, above the heart
Crystals: Rose Quartz, Jade, Malachite
Yoga Pose: Camel Pose, Reverse Plank, Upward-facing dog, Back Bends
When the Heart Chakra is blocked, you will have difficulty opening up to the people in their life. You may feel angry, hatred or jealousy towards others. When this Chakra is overactive you be be self-sacrificing, codependent, giving too much and putting others first at your detriment. When this Chakra is aligned and balanced, love and compassion flow freely.
Manipura (Solar Plexus Chakra)
Self-worth, self-esteem, self-confidence
Location: Upper abdomen in the stomach area
Crystals: Amber, Citrine, Pyrite
Yoga Pose: Boat Pose, Twists, Warrior III
When the Solar Plexus Chakra is blocked, you may feel shame, inferior, submissive, self-doubt or may struggle to be your most authentic self. An unbalance Solar Plexus Chakra can cause you to be domineering, perfectionist, judgemental or critical. Those with an open and aligned Solar Plexus Chakras feel free to express their true-selves and awaken their true inner personal power. You will have willpower, assertiveness and a healthy self-esteem.
Svadhisthana (Sacral or Pelvic Chakra)
Creativity, Sexuality, Pleasure, Abundance
Location: Below the bellybutton
Crystals: Carnelian, Tiger’s eye, Sunstone
Yoga Pose: Pigeon Pose, Goddess pose, Warrior II
When the Sacral Chakra is blocked, you may feel out of control, uninspired creatively or have a low libido. When the Sacral Chakra is open you may experience pleasure, sensuality, deep emotions, passion, optimism.
Muladhara (Root Chakra)
Security, Belonging, Survival
Location: Base of spine, in the tailbone area
Crystals: Red jasper, onyx, hematite
Yoga Pose: Malasana squats, Mountain pose, Warrior I
When the root chakra is blocked or out of balance, you can become needy, threatened, have low self-esteem, or self-destructive behaviours. When the Root Chakra is open, you feel strong, confident and grounded; you can stand up on your own two feet and take care of yourself.
I have recently started doing yoga and meditating more often. I was secretary of the yoga society at University this year, where I met lots of lovely likeminded people and helped organise events such as a morning swimrise, Tea for Thought, Cacao Ceremony and Mandala workshop. We often had food delivered from local vegetarian restaurants too.
Anybody can do yoga. Yoga is very beneficial, particularly if you’re an emotional sponge like me. There are lots of yoga channels with trained instructors on youtube. In todays world, we are swayed by other peoples opinions, beliefs and values. Yoga aligns you with your soul, inner being, true purpose and core values. Yoga connects you with you. Your ‘true self’. It is awakening, replenishing and reviving.
It helps to have a good yoga mat, one of which is on my shopping list. Things that may help you to relax are essential oils, candles and yoga music (lots on spotify) (be careful not to burn the house down). You can do yoga or meditation for as long as you want. It can be ten minutes, half an hour, or longer. You can do yoga or meditate alone, or you can do it with others, although this may be distracting and you may not feel the full benefits. Some people do yoga or meditate every day. If you only have time to do yoga once a week it is still beneficial.
Comment below if you have ever done yoga or meditation and if you have any tips💭