Having a black aura doesn’t mean you are a bad or evil person. It doesn’t mean you have a dark soul or that you are broken beyond repair. It doesn’t mean you are unworthy in any way shape or form. What it does mean is that you are going through some stuff, and that isn’t just okay — it’s natural.
Another thing you need to know about auras before we fully dive into the black ones, are they are ever changing. Yes, people tend to favor one color more than others throughout their lives, but it is not a fixed trait like your astrological signs are. Your aura color(s) shifts and changes as you move through life experiencing different things and emotions, and handling things in your own unique way. So, if you do have a black aura, also know this is just a sign that some shifting needs to be done, and it is not your permanent state. Now let’s dive in.
What Does a Black Aura Mean?
To have a black aura is to be human. It is to have gone through hardships like loss, abandonment, betrayal, etc, and to then be experiencing the myriad of feelings that come with those hardships like grief, fear, anger, worry and more. All of these are natural emotions to follow a difficult and/or hurtful situation, and hence, all of us have black in our auras at some point or another.
If a person’s aura contains more black than any other color, or those spots of black stay put for an extended period of time, it can be a sign that those feelings that followed the hardship(s), have not been addressed or dealt with, and are still there. They may be tainting the natural, positive energies you are meant to exude to the world. Because of this, black auras tend to appear in those people who are unwilling to forgive (and this can include forgiving themselves as much as any outside person), are harboring negative thoughts and feelings and have experienced grief without moving forward for extended periods of time.
In general, having a black aura means you are not being true to your nature. It means you are letting these emotions, which are natural but not meant to be permanent, control your life and dictate what you do, how you do things and even when you do things. To have a black aura is to be in need of some serious self love which in turn will require some self work.
Black Auras & Your Health
When it comes to your health, having a black aura can mean a few different things. First, a black aura relates to your emotional state and how you deal with them. Specifically, it shows you have some less than happy emotions and you need to find a healthier way of coping with them. So if, for example, you are doing things like binge drinking, overeating to numb yourself, causing yourself any sort of physical harm, etc, you need to find a way to a) break the cycle and b) replace the harmful behavior with a positive outlet.
If you have a black aura, you might want to consider getting both a nutritionist and a counselor. Just going on a diet, working out more, cutting back (or out) the alcohol, etc isn’t going to get you where you need to be -- this is not about making yourself “look better” so you feel better. It is about healing yourself, your whole self, and making sure you are healthy both physically and emotionally. Therefore, the key is to address the deeper issues (e.g. the need for the counselor), while finding a new, healthier way of living that will be right for you specifically (e.g. the nutritionist).
The second way a black aura affects your health is by being a possible indicator that something is physically not right in your body. Often times, if the black is concentrated in a specific area of the body, it can mean there is something off there. This may be an infection, a disease, something that could be functioning much better, etc. So, if you do have a black aura or black aura spots, it would be a good idea to get a full workup done. I’m talking a normal physical, plus blood tests, x-rays, etc. You want to make sure your body is functioning the way it is supposed to be (happy and healthy), so you can get back to the business of figuring out you — and loving yourself for it.
Black Auras & Love
When it comes to having a black aura and dating, the short answer is don’t. While you absolutely 100% deserve to be loved, you are not in a position to be able to offer the support, care and attention it would take to make a new relationship work. Your focus really needs to be on your relationship with yourself and how to heal from whatever it is you have gone through in the past.
Instead of finding someone to “complete you” work on completing yourself. Take yourself on dates, pour yourself a glass of wine (or your favorite type of Lacroix or tea if alcohol isn’t your friend at the moment), and have a real conversation with yourself about where you’re at, what you’ve gone through and most importantly, what your hopes and dreams are. Really work on nurturing your relationship with your soul and you will be able to move forward when you are ready and find the relationship that will be a compliment to your life, not the completion of it.
If you are already in a relationship on the other-hand, look at how that relationship is going. Does something significant need to change? A black aura can be an indicator of a need to create change in a relationship you already have so you and your partner can both thrive.
Now this absolutely does not mean you need to break up (though if that’s what you’re feeling called to do, it might be). It just means something is off. Maybe you need to spend more time together. Maybe there is something you’ve been keeping a secret that needs to be said. The point is to reflect and see if there is a possible solution to moving forward that will have you both feeling lighter and more able to be yourselves moving forward.
Black Auras & Your Purpose
If you have a black aura, you should really be putting as much of your energy as possible into caring for yourself, getting to the root of your emotions and learning new ways to move through life that resonate with your soul. Because of this, it is important that when looking for a job you consider what makes you happy, what makes you feel good and what rings true with your inner self. This may require some thought and it will definitely require some reflection, so it may take time — be patient with yourself.
In the meantime, since we all have to make a living some way or another, consider opting for a temporary position in the outdoors and/or working with nature if possible. Working in a garden or park would be an excellent option for example. This is because nature is very grounding and naturally healing and can help you tune into yourself to listening to the natural vibrations both in and around you.
Self-care Practices for a Black Aura
Self care is the most important thing if you have a black aura. I cannot stress this enough. It is time to learn to really really love yourself, and this means letting go of everything that is holding you back from experiencing yourself, your life and your purpose to the fullest.
With that, there are a few awesome practices you can try out that might resonate with you and help you get on track to where you need to be. As always, yoga and meditation are key to helping you find an inner peace and balance and help you both destress as well as learn to let go and simply exist in the present. Then of course — as mentioned above — counseling or therapy might be invaluable to you as well as they can help you work through and past your most difficult feelings in a guided setting. Moreover, you might also want to try reiki healing, as this realigns your energy and chakras for a full body energy cleanse.
Additionally, you can try various crystals for crystal healing. Specifically wearing your crystals and making them into a mala you can use as a piece of jewelry as well as a meditation tool would be particularly effective for those with a black aura.My personal favorites for love, empathy, forgiveness and energy cleansing (what a person with a black aura needs), are rose quartz and black onyx.
Rose quartz is a crystal all about love, compassion and understanding and will therefore work to increase your capacity for love (both for yourself and for others). Then as your love increases, so too does your understanding of why you or another may have done what was done (e.g. your empathy increases), and forgiveness can follow. And forgiveness is the best gift you could ever give yourself, helping you move on from your black aura and into the light.
Black onyx on the other hand is an excellent crystal for protection against negative energies. What makes black onyx especially helpful in my opinion however, is the fact that instead of simply repelling negative energies from you like many protection crystals do, it actually draws in the negative energies around it (including the negative energy within yourself) and transforms it into positive. This means this is an exceptionally strong and powerful crystal for someone with a black aura as it will actually help to get rid of the negative within, as well as keep new negative energy out.
Because this crystal draws, absorbs and transforms negative energies continually however, just note it is a crystal that needs to be cleansed often. Hence, carrying around a combination of rose quartz, black onyx and selenite, (the only crystal out there that is both self cleansing and able to cleanse other crystals as well — known as “liquid light” for its powerful positive energy), would be an excellent idea.
When it comes down to it, having a black aura is not a sign of weakness or failure. It is a sign that you just need to make yourself the most important thing in your life again. Get in touch with yourself and rediscover who you are and what will actually make you happy. Work on getting to a place that makes you soul sing. And remember, it is not forever, everyone goes through this (usually more than once), and you do have the power to make positive changes in your life.