Your throat is centered between the energies of your mind and body. If the two are out of sync you will not communicate clearly. To unfold the energies from your throat you must first realize its powerful influence on you. In the throat, you hold your resonance with the outside world. Everything is rhythm and frequency from here. The term “we are on the same wavelength” suggests that with proper toning and rhythm you can lock into a stabilizing, energetic form with the rest of the world. When you reach a state of resonance you are in the groove and every cell in your body is in sync. This is the perfect place in which to write and share your words and thoughts with the world.
The most rewarding moments are when you can connect to the outside world and deepen your feeling of connection. The greater the resonance, the deeper you can resonate with those around you. The throat is the power center of choice where you speak up and establish boundaries. Your life choices are made here as you say “YES” or “NO” to the next steps. It is the exit door from the mind and the route to placing your thoughts on paper.
Eastern medicine terms the energy that comes from the throat as Vissudha which means “purification.” By opening your throat you can rid the body of toxins as you tell the truth and reflect your authentic self. If you do not express your true self, you end up with a storage shed of unattended thoughts and emotions inside of you. Often, what we do not let go of is found here. It is important to take out the garbage and hand it over to a divine guidance and accept a divine plan. If not, you can hold hostage negative thoughts and feelings, that without releasing them, can cause disease and illness.
This is the part of the body responsible for “writer’s block,” when a writer is stuck and unable to express themselves. Authentically expressing yourself can be a challenge. It can be a conflict between saying what you mean and conforming to what others want to hear. You can also be shut down because of a fear of judgment or worry about being accepted in the world. When you can verbalize your needs and desires, you are clearing this center with truth.
Communication is vital to your existence as a human being it is how you move what is inside of you to the external world. It relays to others who you are, what you value and what you love. Your voice in the world, whether it be through sound or writing is your deepest expression. It touches others on a different level. You have many voices, especially found within your inner dialogue to wrestle with, but when they are all on the same page, it is magic. This congruence creates a perfect melody of who you are.
Your throat is also your center of creativity. When an idea arrives, it’s routed to action through the throat. Your voice can create anything. You can take readers to Russia and walk with them through the streets and squares, you can tap into their senses as you describe a croissant in Paris. The ideas form and the throat creates the expression of it on all the sensory levels as it travels into the minds of others.
There are many issues that can block the throat, such as lies, unexpressed traumas and abuse, shame, guilt, kept secrets, or even a child being told not to talk back or to be seen and not heard. All of these can leave lasting imprints on us and keep us from fully expressing ourselves. A full inner dumpster of emotions that have never been released can stifle the voice.
Here are my favorite ways to bust up writer’s block:
1.) Put on a familiar song and sing along.
2.) Listen to a guided meditation and do some deep breathing with the intention of moving out the emotions that are blocking the energy.
3.) Find a quiet space and tuning out the distractions of the world around you.
4.) Be a good listener; this opens you up to receiving.
5.) Write in a journal or write your story.
With a pen in hand it is always the most refined way to express yourself and the perfect detox for your thoughts and emotions. If you are arrogant, deceptive or manipulative that can be a sign that you do not have a healthy throat. To the contrary if you are truthful and effective in communication you probably have a healthy throat energy and are on your way to writing your next novel.