Chakras can be confusing when you are beginning, but you might find it helpful to identify each base on the different identifies that make up who you are. Below is a list of identities and quotes to help you become more aware of the 7 main chakras:

  1. Your physical identity, who you are on a body level and who you are within your family/culture, is the ROOT chakra.
    “The beauty of the world lies in the diversity of its people.” — Author Unknown 
  2. Your emotional identity, who you are when expressing your emotions and who you are within one on one relationships, is the SACRAL chakra.
    “Giving connects two people, the giver and the receiver, and this connection gives birth to a new sense of belonging.” — Deepak Chopra 
  3. Your mental identity, who you are in your mind and the private relationship you have with yourself, is the SOLAR PLEXUS chakra.
    “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” — Thich-Nhat Hanh
  4. Your social identity, who you are around friends and work, and also, your parental or caretaker identity, is the HEART chakra.
    “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” — Kahlil Gibran.
  5. Your leadership/teacher identity, who you are when you pass on what you’ve learned, is the THROAT chakra. 
    “It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” — J.K. Rowling
  6. Your spiritual identity, who you are on a spiritual level when you meditate and use your Goddess-given abilities, is the BROW chakra.
    “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. Your creative identity and soul’s identity, who you are outside of our physical reality and who you are when you create, is the CROWN chakra. It is the harmonious combination of all your identities working together, also.
    “At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. — Lao Tzu