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How to Connect to your Confidence (Solar Plexus Chakra)

Updated: Sep 13, 2021

Have you ever been in a room and someone walks in that exudes confidence? Some people are fearless and can move forward with confidence and an attitude to succeed. Others of use have difficulty stepping into our confidence. It can be self-doubt, limiting beliefs, shyness or being more introverted that can have us pulling back from jumping into our confident self. Opening your solar plexus chakra is great way to start gaining some of your confidence back. A chakra, you say? You maybe wondering, what is that?

The chakras were first discovered in India thousands of years ago. The word chakra in Sanskrit essentially means “spinning disc”. Chakras are energy wheels within your body. There are seven main chakras: root chakra, sacral chakra, solar plexus charka, heart chakra, throat chakra, third eye chakra, and the crown chakra. They are separate yet connected to the physical and energetic body. These spinning discs support and process energy that flow through you.

Each chakra is associated with different aspects of your life and self, they keep us in balance and aligned. When a chakra is blocked and there are many reasons why a chakra can be blocked, these discs are no long spinning at a healthy capacity. Below gives you a better understanding of the solar plexus chakra, what it looks like when it is blocked and how step into your confidence.

Solar Plexus Chakra: Manipura

Meaning: Jewelled City

Colour: Yellow

Symbol: Sun