The throat chakra, or vishuddha, is connected to effective communication and self-expression, clarity and inspiration. When it’s balanced, you can speak your truth with authenticity and confidence.
Throat Chakra Affirmations
You can practice these affirmations to help you feel more clear and honest about your communication with yourself, others and the world around you. This is an important part of becoming the best version of yourself.
Throat Chakra Sound Meditations
According to reiki healer Joanne Terrones, each chakra has its own bija mantra or sound that can be said out loud to help balance that chakra. For the throat chakra, she suggests chanting the sound “ham.”
Yoga for a Blocked Throat Chakra
There are several yoga asanas that can be practiced to align this chakra. Some of them include shoulder stand, plow pose, fish pose, lion’s pose, and seated cat-cow.
Throat Chakra Meditation
A guided meditation for the throat chakra is one of the most effective ways to work with this energy center. Guided meditations often focus on connecting and breathing mindfully.
The meditative practice of journaling is another helpful way to release the tension and stress of blocked throat energy. In this practice, you can express your feelings and thoughts on paper, allowing for spontaneous insight, understanding and growth to arise.
Using Crystals to Heal the Throat Chakra
Adding stones into your daily life is a great way to connect with the vibration of the earth and the universe. Choosing a stone that resonates with your throat chakra will help to open and strengthen that energy center.