By keeping our Sahasrara chakra open throughout the day, we can avoid negative thoughts and emotions and maintain our meditative state. The Sahasrara is our stronghold, protecting us from falling into a weakened mental, physical, or emotional state.
Tips for an open Sahasrara chakra:
- When you feel negative thoughts or emotions creeping up on you, immediately put your attention at the top of your head. This can be helped by placing your palm on your fontanel bone area and massaging the Sahasrara, rotating your scalp clockwise.
- Massage your Sahasrara with coconut or almond oil. You can do this before going to bed, sleep with a towel on your pillow and then wash it out in the morning.
- Protect your Sahasrara by covering your head in winter and shielding it from strong sun in summer.
- If any negative thought starts nagging at you, try to counteract it immediately with a positive thought. Or simply tell yourself ‘Stop!’ Our mind is not always our friend and negative thoughts should not be indulged, especially in moments of stress or weakness!