Have you ever felt like you are holding your tongue more often than
you are speaking your truth? Yes there is honor in silence as the
great sages tell us. We try to be humble and kind and there is a
sense that by saying nothing we are taking the higher ground. But
if we are silent for the wrong reasons it can be a slow and torturous
way to exist in your world. The more you hold your tongue the more
the words build up and then they reach the peek of resentment and
come tumbling down the mountain of truth. There is strength in
speaking your truth-even if the listeners of your truth may disagree.
If you are in a healthy relationship you should be able to say absolutely
anything that is on your mind (other than those nasty little hormonal
thoughts or the daggers that creep out after a shitty day). An unhealthy
relationship is one where you are constantly screening your inner script
and only saying what your co-partner would like to hear.
The key in speaking your truth can be to ensure that what you are saying
comes from a place of sincerity and honor. The last thing you want is to
leave a collaboration with someone only to beat yourself up for not
releasing those little gems or ideas or for not saying something that
maybe didn’t compliment the other person’s discourse.
If you feel silenced in a relationship you may want to consider letting
it go, or if it is one you will not let go of, redefine your role with that
person by coming right out and saying what is unbalanced in that
Some information about the Throat Chakra:
Throat Chakra Music
Journal Entry:- As you listen to the Throat Chakra Music create your
own journal page resembling the image above. Draw and make connections to
your symptoms as well as what you can do to heal them.
Create Seven Positive Affirmations relating to speaking your truth.
Yoga for the Throat Chakra
Peace, Love & Namaste Em