In the Northern Hemisphere summer solstice is the longest day and shortest night of the year. Here in Maine light sneaks in my bedroom around 4:30 a.m. (groan) and it doesn’t get completely dark until after 9:00 p.m. That’s a lot of sol.
All that sol energy comes from that big ball of fire in the sky. Fire is the element of the solar plexus (third) chakra. The location of the third chakra at the solar plexus is a nod to our personal power, purpose, and vitality correlated with this chakra. For me, summer solstice is the perfect time to realign and celebrate the power that resides within.
This means I have to first come clean about where I’m giving my power away to others, and where I’m seeking power through outer sources – like money and prestige. Don’t get me wrong. I totally like having money, but if my identity is tied up in it, I have to look at who has the power in that relationship. Likely, it’s the money.
Heather Amara in her book, Warrior Goddess Training writes, “Commit to You, true power does not come from outside people, places, or things, but from within. To reclaim your strength you must be honest about where you have linked your power outside of yourself, and where you are seeking safety in old strategies rather than conscious action.”
At one time or another we all link our power outside of ourselves. If you are having a hard time finding your Sol Power, here are some ways to help you explore where you’re in the dark and practices to step into the light.
Sol Misalignment Exploration
- Write about where you want to create more choice and power in your life.
- Explore your fears about anger, power, people or situations in your life.
- Write about any co-dependent behaviors.
Sol Alignment Practices
- Commit to a mindful meditation practice – even if it’s just 5 minutes a few times a week.
- Cross your arms in front of your stomach when interacting with other’s negativity or judgment.
- Write out your personal. professional and/or business core values.
- Do a 30-day cleansing diet.
When I focus on my Inner Sol, I can feel the personal power emerge from deep within my core. This is empowerment of the self, which helps me shine my Sol Power in purposeful ways out in the world. I don’t do it perfectly, but I keep practicing.
Keep shining your Sol Power!
P.S. Join me and my – astrologist friend Peggy Schick for a Solstice Celebration on Saturday, June 19th. I would love for you to see you there.
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