Do you suffer from addictions and wonder what that says about you energetically? Here is a great chart from ‘The Subtle Body: An Encyclopedia of Your Energetic Anatomy’ by Cyndi Dale. This chart helps you to figure out your energetic problem areas.
Chakras as They Correlate to Addictions & Behaviors
First Chakra: Hard drugs, alcohol, work sex, being ill or sick, getting in accidents, exercise, cutting, sadistic or masochistic behaviors, spending, debt, milk, fat, and meat.
Second Chakra: Gluten, wheat, starchy carbohydrates, grain-based alcohol, chocolate, certain or all emotions (as in emotionalism).
Third Chakra: Work, perfectionism, marijuana, caffeine, carbonated beverages, corn-based alcohol, beer, and corn-processed sugar.
Fourth Chakra: Ecstacy (the drug); love (as in having to be in love all the time); specific relationships (persons you can’t “let go of”); smoking, wine, sugar, sweets, and false sugars, such as saccharin or aspartame.
Fifth Chakra: Compulsive talking or reading; compulsive overeating; smoking or chewing tobacco.
Sixth Chakra: Self-hatred (as in poor body image); appearances (as in compulsively worrying about); chocolate; and all mood-altering substances and behaviors, including hand-washing, criticalness, and more.
Seventh Chakra: “Uppers” or “downers”; fanatical religion; prayer or meditation to avoid reality; depression or anxiety