The third of the 7 chakras is known as the Navel Center Chakra, the Manipura meaning “City of Jewels”. This is where we find pearls of clarity, wisdom, confidence, and wellbeing. The secondary chakra is called Surya (sun) and it is located at the solar plexus. Manipura is associated with A-type personalities, self-esteem, sense of purpose, personal identity, willpower, digestion, and metabolism. This is also your core of stability “fire in the belly” your willpower which gives you the energy to change, grow, and take action, this is the spark we need to get things going.
Thoughts change as you reprogram your mind and you move from the concept of the affirmation to a real, positive embodiment of what you seek. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.” ~Buddha. Our self-talk is programming ourselves for our statements to be true. To see the magic unfold make sure to take 5 to 10 minutes every day to repeat your affirmations – preferably out loud with high energy and enthusiasm. The best times are early morning and right before you go to bed. You need to pay attention to your thoughts so that you can begin to eliminate the ones that no longer serve you, that may have never served you. Affirmations are like seeds planted in soil, poor soil, poor growth - rich soil, abundant growth. The more you choose to think thoughts that make you feel good, the quicker the affirmations work.