An abstract post, but then it is a very abstract subject –
especially this chakra. For each topic, I will pose a question, then
offer tips on better behaviors and better thoughts.
Everything leads to Sahasrara, the chakra point at the top of your head. This may be why the point represents origins, recognition of truth, and the different levels of concentration.
“At the crown
chakra level, the cosmic self opens to the Source, unites with cosmic
principles, and governs the entire universe within the body. The
crown chakra is associated with universal knowledge and spiritual
understanding.” (Michael Nudel and Eva Nudel, Ph.D., Chakras as
Psychic and Energetic Centers)
Where does your need to write come from? Needs are often
multifaceted things so don’t stop when you come up with a single
answer. A need is a recurring craving, a demand. Even if it isn’t
felt for a time, it always returns. And it is strong. Once you put
words to your need you will have a nearly bottomless source of
What basic truths do you tell through your writing? Your beliefs
manifest in what you write, whether you do this consciously or
unconsciously. Think about what you believe (and don’t believe) so
you can send a clear message to the reader. The romance genre is the
most obvious example of this but another example is the line between
right and wrong. Be aware of your own beliefs and your writing will
become more clear. If you have trouble figuring out what you
believe, look for patterns of behavior and attitude in your
protagonists and antagonists.
In what settings do you concentrate best? Don’t let your mind
wander but don’t try too hard to push everything else out. You never
know what thought will be your next inspiration. Be in the present.
Simply acknowledge strong emotions and desires with out dwelling on
- Meditation Challenge: Chakra Meditation (lovelaughbelight.com)
- Understanding the 7 Main Chakras (theholisticdirectory.wordpress.com)
- Chakra balancing and clearing (essenceofnature.co.za)
- The Light Side and Dark Side of Writing (An Introduction) (ljbergquist.wordpress.com)