There are signs that the Crown Chakra is open and balanced or closed and imbalanced. There are also types of dis-ease that are related to problems with the Crown Chakra. Learning about these can help find ways to bring one to a healthy state.
Signs of Closed or Imbalanced Energy:
constant frustration, destructive
atatonic, indecisive, lack of joy in life, life is routine and boring
excessive focus on material possessions, excessive focus on facts with no regard for feelings, excessive worry, distrust of own abilities and higher guidance, lack of wisdom and spiritual development
Signs of Balanced or Open Energy:
spiritual, unconscious and subconscious awareness, unity with the divine and the universe, sense of wonder, willingness to learn, like to experience new things, intuitive guidance, uses gut feelings, know what is right for self, faith in self, sense of bliss
bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness), brain imbalances and disorders, chronic pain, cerebral illnesses, chronic exhaustion, cluster headaches, depression, dermatitis, eczema, genetic disorders, headache, hysteria, insanity, migraines, multiple sclerosis, muscular system as a whole, nervous system disorders, oversensitivity to light or sound, pineal disorders, pituitary disorders, psychosis, right-left brain imbalance, sociopathic, stress-related illnesses
Working with exercises and items that are beneficial for the crown chakra can help get this chakra's energy into open balance and help keep it there.
A Beginner's Guide To The Chakras by Marion McGeough
Chakra: Reference to Go: 50 Cards for Promoting Spiritual and Physical Health (Relax and Rejuvenate) by Olivia H. Miller (Author), Nicole Kaufman (Illustrator), Michele Damelio (Contributor)
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Title: Crown Chakra Balance or Imbalance