Chakras are the energy centers of the body. The throat chakra is located at the center of the neck. The color it's associated with is blue. It's connected to communication, self-expression, and purpose. When balanced you may feel more truthful, able to listen and express yourself. When unbalanced you may feel more withdrawn, arrogant, and deceptive. You can use the affirmation, "I live authentically," when working with the throat chakra. The element it's connected to is sound.