Different chakras stand for different areas of the body, and can dysfunction in different ways. Feelings, thoughts, traumas, and even illnesses of the body can lodge in the chakras, impeding healthy energy flow. The following approaches may be helpful in connecting with the chakras and heal both illnesses and emotional blockages.

Root Chakra.
Warning Signals: Fatigue, disagreements with family members, disorientation due to lack of grounding.
To Strengthen the Energy of this Chakra: Visualize a molten lava flow beneath you, or the image of your feet and body growing tree roots that extend deep into the earth. Since this chakra corresponds with issues with one’s family of origin (“root”), resolving these deep emotions can heal the first chakra.
Sacral Chakra.
Warning Signals: Sexual dysfunction, hormonal imbalance, lack of creativity.
To Strengthen the Energy of this Chakra: The second chakra relates to a person’s sexuality and creativity and is connected with the womb. Any creative or sexual outlet has the potential to engage this chakra – but only if such an activity aligns with a person’s genuine self.