For your psychic abilities to reach their full potential, you will need to feel a sense of balance in both body and mind. You may be familiar with the idea of chakras, but you might not know what they are, where in your body they are located, or how they work. Chakras are spirals of energy that spin, exuding energy out from within the body. In contemporary New Age practices, chakras are assigned a color, and the system is aligned on the body in many overlaps with the endocrine system.
Sahasrara is the Crown Chakra, and it is located at the crown of your head, and is aligned with the pituitary gland. This chakra is symbolized by a lotus of a thousand petals and is associated with the color violet. This chakra governs inner wisdom, karma, and universal consciousness, among other aspects.
Ajna is the Brow Chakra, and is often considered the third eye. A lotus with two petals is its symbol, and it is linked to white and indigo. Your psychic talents often depend on the strength of the third eye, and the balance of higher and lower selves Ajna works towards is also helpful.
Vishuddha is the Throat Chakra and is paralleled to the thyroid. Its color is pale blue or turquoise, and it is symbolized by a lotus with sixteen petals. This is the chakra in charge of self-expression and communication, also providing a feeling of security.
Anahata is a green or pink lotus with twelve leaves, and is known as the Heart Chakra. Instead of the heart as an organ, the Heart Chakra deals with issues of the heart in a more colloquial nature, such as love, compassion and other emotions.
Manipura is the Solar Plexus Chakra, and is a yellow lotus with ten petals. This chakra focuses on emotions you feel toward yourself. Fear and personal power are two of the attributes it manages, which will help you to strengthen your psychic abilities.
Svadhisthana is the Sacral Chakra, and is symbolized with an orange lotus of six petals. It corresponds to sex organs and governs many automatic behaviors such as addictions, pleasure, and emotional needs.
The final chakra is Muladhara, or the Base Chakra. Located between the genitals and the anus, this chakra focuses on both sexuality and emotional security. Symbolized by a red lotus of four petals, this chakra balances seemingly disparate facets of your psychic mind.
Knowing this basic information on chakras will help you know when something is off with one or more of them. You can feel when they are unaligned. Through meditation or consulting an expert you can get them back in line quickly, where they will be able to help you strengthen your psychic talents.