Most books have focused on how the chakras and other spiritual energy centers work, as well as how spiritual growth can be enhanced by working with them. Few books, though, seek to demonstrate how chakra work can enhance everyday life and the struggles we all endure. Chakra balancing is for the spiritual and the mundane, the sacred and profane. Material wants and needs do not need to be shunned, as there should be no perceived conflict between the spirit and physical matter. Satisfying both are fundamental to our path through life as human beings.