Crystal Powers – How Crystals Can Help You

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Crystals, gems and stones, have a long documented history of use in healing work in practically every culture and religious tradition since the dawn of time.

Are you wanting an energy boost, need assistance in grounding, or looking for a manifesting tool? Here is help in choosing the right healing crystal for your purpose. No gemstone has a singular purpose, multiple healing qualities are housed within a single stone. However, some stones have earned a reputation to be especially helpful in certain areas.

Energizing Crystals

We can all use an energy boost from time to time. Choosing an energizing stone is a great way to help you get through the tough times. Energizer type healing crystals tend to be very powerful because of their higher vibrations so you may need to use them sparingly. But, they can be miracle workers when you are feeling fatigued or weakened. You could temper them a bit if wrapped in a gold setting. Also, you might want to keep these highly-charged gemstones away from your bedside so you can get a good night’s rest.

Opal and Topaz are both good crystals for an energy boost

Manifesting Crystals

The Law of Attraction says that the reality that we experience in our lives—our degree of happiness, success, love, and abundance—is determined by our thoughts and emotions. Whatever you focus on most intently in your thoughts, whether good or bad, more of that comes into your life, which we call manifestation.

Citrine and Bloodstone are both good stones for manifestation

Meditation Crystals

Crystal meditation is a fast way of accelerating your inner and outer growth, increasing your power level, and making some strong, helpful, nonphysical connections. Also, crystal meditation is a fine way of tending to that inner person that longs and needs to understand the world and universe. However, most importantly, crystal meditation will enable you to touch powers that can help you to control the person you are.

Some favorite crystals for meditation are  Geode, Lapis, Quartz and Selenite

Shielding and Protective Crystals

Crystals can be employed as energy shields or work as protective amulets. Actually, shielding stones work best when they are worn or carried on the person. Because of the absorption qualities many of them have it is important to learn how to cleanse your crystals in order to free them from all negative energies they have picked up. Absorption is often how they protect you, they take in and bad vibrations that are lingering about so you don’t have to.

You can try these Crystals for protection: Amethyst, Calcopyrite, Kyanite and Blue Aventurine

Love Crystals

love stones generally carry warm and soft energies. Odd, how they can just land in your lap right when you need them. They can help you attract love and also assist in learning how to love yourself or become more compassionate with others.

Love Crystals include Rose Quartz, Rhodonite, Opal, Jade and Pearl.

Chakra Balancing Crystals

When you place chakras crystals directly or around your chakras, it balances your internal energy and that leads to improved well-being.

You can use any crystals in the same colour as the chakra you want to balance, some favorites are:   garnet, carnelian, citrine, green aventurine,  iolite, amethyst and rainbow moonstone.

Grounding Crystals

Certain stones can be used to help us with grounding. To use crystals for grounding, all we have to do is have them around us. They can be worn as jewelry, placed on our desk at work or carried in our pockets.

Grounding stones include Hematite, Smoky Quartz, Tiger Eye, Onyx, Bloodstone and Jasper.

 

Sources

http://www.jewelryandgemsforselfdiscovery.com/

http://indigosociety.com/

http://simonarich.com/

http://www.dorothylaskey.com/

http://www.healingcrystals.com/

http://healing.about.com/

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