The sixth chakra energy center is located about 1 inch above your eyebrows in the middle of your forehead. The third eye represents clairvoyance and the ability to gain clear sight through the use of energy.
Find out if this chakra is overactive or underactive and how to bring it into balance.
It's also known as the Ajna Chakra and is where your pituitary gland connects. This chakra is associated with the lower brain, nervous system, eyes, nose, face, and ears and represented by the color indigo.
It governs the ability to have clear sight through means other than eyesight. It represents spiritual awareness, intuition, light, and psychic power. Think of the sixth chakra as the filter for this vibration.
The real truth of who you are resides in the third eye chakra. If you feel like you are scrambled or confused as to your soul’s purpose, this can indicate some blocks to the truth of who you are at soul level, either coming from past lives or present life. This chakra is also about acceptance of your own power and the gifts you bring to the world.
Symptoms of an Underactive Third Eye Chakra
- may not be able to envision the whole picture
- not accepting of your psychic abilities
- physical eyesight issues
- separation from spirit
- hard to tell your intuition from other thoughts
- blocked third eye chakras are the biggest skeptics
- narrow minded
Symptoms of an Overactive Third Eye Chakra
- may get headaches and migraines
- intuition feels "on" all the time and hard to turn off
- difficulty concentrating
- feels like you are living in a distant land - spaced out
Balancing the Sixth Chakra
A balanced third-eye chakra shows as a deep connection to our inner knowing and trusting the guidance we are receiving. Through meditations and healing gemstones you can bring it into balance. Challenging your belief system and what you take for granted can also bring balance and allow you to see a bigger perspective then before.
Binaural beats chakra meditations are one way to balance the third eye. Binaural beats are effective and if you have not tried that particular type of meditation, I urge you to give it a go and see what you think for yourself.
Enjoy dark chocolate (not milk chocolate), curry spices, blueberries, and strawberries.
Healing Gemstones and Crystals
Try Indigo, Sapphire, Azurite, Amethyst, Flourite, Labradorite, Tanzanite, and Lapis Lazuli.
Take a look at these gemstones and find the ones that call to you. The best way to choose a gemstone is by picking it up with your non-dominant hand and seeing if you can feel its energy and vibration.
Try essential oils such as sandalwood, rose, and lavender.