Grounding, Earthing, Dropping in.
It's the foundational chakra. It's element is Earth.
It asks the question: "Can you trust this experience of being human?" and if life experiences or past life experiences keep us saying "NO!" it can cause us to be blocked from the healing energy of the Earth. Many auto-immune diseases are considered a mystery, yet many have there beginnings in un-seen or un-acknowledged trauma.
Fear, trauma, and survival issues can keep this energy center from fully developing but there is always room for healing and growth.
Erik Erickson's stage of trust or mistrust aligns with the development of the root chakra.
We can heal and thrive here.
Awareness is everything, as is our breath.
So please enjoy this meditation and if you'd like to work with me you can read more about my work here
Foods for Root Chakra: Root vegetables, especially beets. Berries, especially red ones. Real salt with the minerals intact and drinking plenty of water.
Crystals to assist in grounding: Black Tourmaline, Carnelian, Red Jasper, Jet, Hematite, Obsidian and Blood Stone.