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5 Tips for A Healthy Root Chakra

Updated: Nov 27, 2022

The Root chakra is an energy center at the base of the spine. As the name suggests, it is the center that roots or grounds us on Mama Earth.

The health of our Root chakra is related to the quality of our connection to Earth. Our energy body is not limited to Earth. It is expansive and connects to the entire Universe. However, our physical human body is most nourished by Earth energy, for it is a unique creation of Mama Earth.

Therefore, while we are here, it is important that we take good care of our Root chakra and ensure it receives all the strength and nourishment it needs.

The Root chakra is primarily associated with the following:

  1. Survival

  2. Safety

  3. Trust in life

  4. Support

  5. Abundance

  6. Bodily connection/Being in the body


  1. Spending time in nature is a great way to build a connection with Mama Earth. Touching trees, talking to plants and animals, walking bare feet on the Earth, and smelling flowers are some ways to tune in to the pulse of Earth's energy.

  2. Make a list of all the ways in which you are currently supported by life – as you focus on the blessings and support you already have, your faith grows and anxiety dissipates. Also, by virtue of the law of attraction, you draw more goodness to yourself.

  3. Supporting your human body with nourishing foods, adequate rest, and appropriate exercise – when your physical body is in good shape, your energy body automatically receives a boost. Think of times when you were agitated and a walk outdoors in fresh air helped you regain composure. That’s how interconnected the physical body is with the mental, emotional and spiritual bodies. Taking good care of the energy body while neglecting the physical is not sufficient to br