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Heal Your Chakras with Shadow Integration

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I’m excited to talk about shadow integration and the chakras this week. Shadow work has been a huge part of my personal transformational. I studied with the late great Debbie Ford (read her book, “The Dark Side of the Light Chasers) and it was an absolute game changer!

So this week I’m talking about how chakra blocks are related to shadow and how you can open up your personal energy field by owning back the disowned parts of yourself. It’s challenging work. Are you ready?

Watch the video above for an introduction to how shadow integration relates to your chakras. Then join me next week as we begin a 7-week chakra series on shadow integration. Starting at the root and working our way up the chakras, I’ll be sharing five shadow qualities for each chakra on a weekly basis. These will be qualities that tend to get labeled “negative.” In other words, these are personal qualities most of us tend to resist.

So why would we want to dive into qualities we typically resist?

Because resisting our shadow qualities:

  • Creates chakra blocks
  • Saps our energy as we try to maintain a false (only acceptable) façade/identity
  • Causes us to either act out in subconscious ways or be passive-aggressive. Because when we can’t be a “negative” quality like angry consciously, we’ll eventually burst out in rage due to repressed anger or we’ll consistently do mean things in a passive-aggressive way.
  • Causes us to judge and be triggered by the people who demonstrate the shadow qualities we have disowned because we live in a mirror universe.
  • Makes us feel out of control of our own choices and destiny

I’m sure there are other downsides, but these are the main ones. And the point is simply this: there is great value in integrating your shadow.

Still, this kind of spiritual work is not for everyone. If you are interested in sculpting your behavior and trying to become a “good” person, then this work is not for you.

Carl Jung once wrote, “I’d rather be whole than good” and shadow work is Jungian work. It is for the spiritual seeker who wants to know ALL of him or herself and is more invested in owning and knowing the full Self than in upholding a image of being “good” or “spiritual.”

So what exactly is shadow?

It’s the aspects of ourselves that we reject and deny. All of us do it on one level or another and we can’t blame ourselves for it, because we were trained to do it!

When we come into this world as a tiny infant we are basically helpless and must be cared for properly by our family or caregivers. We are totally needy and in order to get our needs met – and to have the food, shelter, love and attention we need and desire, we learn to adapt to those around us and what they want us to be – and NOT TO BE.

We begin rejecting the parts of ourselves that the people around us reject. If we find out that we aren’t loved or given the attention we want when angry or loud or greedy, then those three qualities get pulled out of our conscious identity and relegated to the shadow bin.

In order to fit in and get our needs met, we learn to reject and betray all the parts of ourselves that those who raise us judge and make bad or wrong. It totally makes sense that we do this, and yet, it is very sad, because it sets up a life-long habit of rejecting, betraying and fracturing ourselves.

Shadow integration is the process of owning back all the disowned qualities of ourselves and learning to have an unconditionally loving relationship with not just our “good” qualities (as that would be conditional love and acceptance!) but with our “negative” qualities as well. We are learning to accept and love ALL of ourselves.

Watch the video above to learn more, and join me next week as we start shining light on five common shadow qualities for each chakra

Good for you for being a spiritual warrior. Let’s do this!

Love and blessings,

Vicki

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7 Comments:

  • stuart
    July 19, 2018

    wow good-
    morning to you Vicky in paris..lookin pretty yummy….

  • Barbara J Claypool
    July 20, 2018

    Is there a registration requirement… or will you simply be sending emails with a link for each session?

  • July 20, 2018

    …hi Vicky your lookin kind of yummy over there in Paris France

  • Robin Burgos
    July 21, 2018

    Hi Vicki,
    Thank you so much for your generosity and sharing your wisdom. I have not participated in any of your preceding videos or chakra work. Are they a prerequisite for this shadow work?
    Much gratitude,
    Robin

  • July 22, 2018

    Thank you Vicki!!! I´ll be joining you eagerly in this journey.

  • Vicki
    August 2, 2018

    Hi Robin, I wouldn’t call any of it a prerequisite, but I do have a unique, tantric view of the chakras that helps to know as a base. My book “The Key to the Chakras” (on amazon and in stores) is the best foundation for all my work. xoxo V-

  • Vicki
    September 12, 2018

    Hope you’ve received all the shadow videos Barbara. They’re all on my blog and my channel now. xoxo

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