How to Open Heart Chakra the Right Way


Last Updated on September 20, 2022

Most people do not know that we are all born with this particular energetic connection. It is just that we have to learn how to access that energy within us, activated through the heart chakra. If you do not learn how to open the heart chakra, you are destined to live your life on the mundane level and do not experience life’s miracles.

In this article, you will have a brief overview of what the heart chakra is for you to better understand how it helps you improve your overall well-being. You will also gain insight on how to open heart chakra and the positive experiences and benefits you will get from it.

Your heart chakra at a glance

The heart chakra is known as “Anahata” in Sanskrit, which means “unhurt or unstruck”. You will find this at the center of your chest and people often associate this with the air element. The air we breathe is everywhere and so is love.

In the aspect of energy healing, people associate this chakra with the colors green and light pink. This is why green and light pink gemstones and candles can help heal this energy center and find its balance. Among all chakras, the heart chakra is responsible for one’s ability to give and receive love.

Opening your heart chakra 

A blocked heart chakra may give you the inability to love yourself and others. You may also experience jealousy, hatred, depression, and selfishness. You find yourself always having negative thoughts about yourself and others.

To be able to awaken your heart chakra, you must recognize your true nature. Some of the best and most reliable information on how to open the heart chakra can be found in books and tapes. Once you learn how to access your true nature, you will begin to experience various wonderful benefits.

  • Affirmations. Think of positive thoughts by keeping positive affirmations in mind, and reciting it repeatedly before you start your meditation. “I have an open heart” or “I love myself and others” can be very good examples.
  • Meditation. Meditative practices like yoga can help you maintain balance in your heart chakra. Learn the different yoga poses that can help with a smooth flow of energy.
  • Aromatherapy. Awaken your ability to love with aromatic materials that can help heal your Anahata. Burn essential oils or candles with scents of sandalwood, rose, or jasmine.
  • Research. Look for more references and inspirations, online or from the experts. You may also visit the link below and watch this video for more insights and tips on opening your heart chakra:
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How does it feel when your heart chakra opens

positivity - how to open heart chakra

Firstly, you will have an inner sense of positivity and positive energy. Secondly, your heart chakra will allow you to become more compassionate and forgiving.

The main reason why we get sick and our energy becomes negative is because we do not recognize the source of our feelings. Only by integrating positive energies in our life can we have a higher level of energy and balance. By practicing “turning negative” can allow us to get out of the rut we find ourselves in and start to move forward.

Another way to activate your heart chakra is to practice meditation on an empty stomach. Although you may experience physical hunger, you should try and go to sleep soon after you wake up and then complete the reflection, to help your body heal itself.

Having a full stomach while you are asleep allows you to do this process in a conscious state. Some people even ask their doctor to let them practice meditation in bed. By doing this, you will be able to experience an entirely new level of energy that enables you to access your true self.


An open heart chakra makes you better understand yourself and meet your and others’ needs. This helps you open yourself up for love and making you more forgiving to move past negative emotions. AN open heart chakra makes it work in harmony with the other primary energy centers.



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