Solar Plexus Chakra Quiz
Do you feel insecure and unassertive?
Do you often feel fatigued and lazy?
Do you lack self confidence?
Do you often feel powerless and weak?
Do you seek approval from other people?
Do you have a hard time making decisions for yourself?
Is it hard to make yourself do things you don’t want to do?
Do you blame others for your problems?
Do you manipulate other people/situations to get what you want?
Do you bully or over dominate others?
Do you have an inflated sense of self/ego?
Do you find yourself in competition with peers/neighbors/keeping up with the Jones'?
Do you struggle to set boundaries?
Are you reactive or aggressive in stressful situations?
Do you believe in yourself?
Do you feel confident of yourself and your abilities?
Do you feel comfortable in your own skin?
Do you accept yourself and others exactly how they are?
Do you have inner drive to accomplish your goals?
Do you feel energetic and ready to take on the world?
Do you feel in alignment with the universe?
See below the image for results!
If you scored many yes answers in the first group: Your solar plexus chakra may be blocked or underactive. It’s time to reclaim your power! Begin to challenge yourself and become aware of when your self doubt begins to creep in. Step outside of your normal routine. Understand that you are responsible for the steps you take on your life’s path. You get to choose. Carry golden quartz to remind you of the innate power that resides within.
If you scored many yes answers in the second group: Your solar plexus chakra may be overstimulated or overactive. You may feel the weight of the world on your shoulders and that you have to be in charge. You don’t! Let go of the need to control and start trusting others. If you’re feeling agitated, reactive, or aggressive take a moment to breathe. focusing on your breath will help keep you calm and able to think clearly. Carry your golden quartz to remind you that your power is always there but you don’t have to prove it to anyone.
If you scored many yes answers in the third group: Your solar plexus chakra is pretty well-balanced! You are confident and it feels good to be you! You understand that you have the power to choose your mindset and how you approach life and other people. You feel energized, focus, empowered, and aligned with life. Your inner drive and focus allows you to pursue your goals and dreams. Carry your golden quartz to keep your solar plexus chakra harmonious.
Imbalance in the Solar Plexus Chakra can be caused by: strict upbringing, bullying when younger, lived in the shadow of parents or siblings, not allowed to make choices for yourself, mental/emotional/physical abuse, conditioning as a child with dis-empowering ideologies (such as religious, traditional or social beliefs)
Also societal conditioning such as: you must strive to climb to the top of the corporate ladder stepping on others to get there, the importance of being busy all the time, the model of the overstressed/ didn’t sleep last night/ don’t have the time/ drinking copious amounts of coffee.
Journal Prompts or Just Questions to Think About
Do you like yourself? If not, what don’t you like and why? Are you actively working to change the things about yourself that you don’t like?
Are you honest? Do you sometimes misrepresent the truth? If so, why?
Are you critical of others? Do you need to blame others as a way of protecting yourself?
Are you able to admit it when you are wrong? Are you open to feedback from other people about yourself?
Do you need the approval of others? If so, why?
Do you consider yourself strong or weak? Are you afraid of taking care of yourself?
Have you ever allowed yourself to be in a relationship with a person you didn’t really love, but it seemed better than being alone?
Do you respect yourself? Can you decide to make changes in your lifestyle and then stick to your commitment?
Are you afraid of responsibility? Or do you feel responsible for everything and everyone?
Are you continually wishing your life were different? If so, are you doing anything to change it, or have you resigned yourself to the situation?
All questions borrowed from Anatomy of the Spirit by Caroline Myss.
Manipura Mantras/ Affirmations
I am powerful.
I am in control of my life.
I am strong and courageous.
I have the power to decide.
I stand up for myself.
I love the person that I am.
I am worthy of love and kindness.