Happy Independence Day! ️In honor of Independence Day here in the States, here are some crystals for strength and independence! These crystals will help you realize your own internal strength, overcome difficult obstacles, set and keep boundaries, and stand up for your ideals. Simply hold the intent that the crystal help with these things, and place the crystal in your pocket, handbag, or pillowcase.
- Aqua Aura Quartz
- Black Tourmaline
- Brown & Champagne Tourmaline
- Dragon’s Blood Jasper
- Golden Healer Quartz
- Lapis Lazuli
- Mookaite Jasper
- Orthoceras Fossil
- Red Jasper
- Rutilated Quartz
- Smoky Quartz
- Yellow Jasper
Are you looking for an extra dose of self-confidence? Confidence is key for the best possible life experience, and the elevation of one’s confidence can propel one to new heights in relationships, career, and health. Crystals are an easy way to boost confidence, and you can work with them for that intent during meditation or just by placing them in your pocket or handbag.
Here are some wonderful crystals for self-confidence. There are plenty more out there, so if you have a crystal that makes you feel amazing about yourself, keep using it! Always go with your intuition first.
- Fire Agate
- Ocean Jasper
- Orange Aventurine
- Orange Calcite
- Petrified Wood
- Polychrome Jasper
- Red Jasper
- Tiger’s Eye
- Yellow Aventurine
- Yellow Calcite
Happy Father’s Day! Have you ever wanted to find the perfect crystal for your father/stepfather/father figure? Maybe you’re a father and you wonder what crystals would support you. Here are some great crystals for dads!
Agate – Clarity, grounding, peace, & understanding
Citrine – Abundance, confidence, integration, & self-fulfillment
Copper – Physical comfort, prosperity, & release
Flint – Balance, optimism, physical healing, & strength
Lapis Lazuli – Communication, protection, & stress relief
Septarian – Energy, grounding, & practicality
Happy Mother’s Day! Have you ever thought about gifting your mother a crystal on her special day? Crystals are such unique gifts, and it’s a wonderful experience to find a crystal that’s meant for a loved one.
Here are some great crystals for moms!
- Agate: grounding, emotional balance, and strength
- Black Tourmaline: grounding, psychic and EMF protection, and stress reduction
- Green Aventurine: family connections, happiness, and prosperity
- Lepidolite: comfort, contentment, reduced worry, and psychic and EMF protection
- Rose Quartz: self-love, compassion, and peace
- Selenite: peace, relaxation, purification, and stress reduction
Hoping to help your mom de-stress, whether as a last-minute Mother’s Day gift or not? Consider the gift of an Angelic Energy Tune-Up for reduced stress, worry, and doubt as well as increased love, happiness, and peace.
Grounding is a foundational yet often overlooked area of spiritual and psychic development.
Those who are ungrounded can appear spacy or disconnected from their environments. They may experience dizziness, confusion, and memory trouble. By not taking the appropriate measures to stay connected to the Earth and to reality, ungrounded individuals lose touch with their physical senses and allow their spiritual senses to take over. This becomes a huge issue once leaving meditation or a healing session to return to the physical world. It’s important to remain grounded during meditation and other spiritual work, too, so that one can properly absorb and integrate spiritual information.
Easy ways to ground oneself include drinking water, eating root vegetables, or hugging a tree. Exploring nature, walking barefoot outside, and gardening are other great options.
Archangels Michael and Metatron are able to help ground and/or keep one grounded (just remember that one must request their help to receive it!). Visualization and certain crystals also work extremely well for grounding. Whatever grounding method is chosen, it’s best to employ it as a daily practice.
For a grounding visualization, imagine that your feet are connected to the Earth with roots.
The roots can be made of any natural material that resonates – they can be cords of light, actual tree roots, or lines of metal or stone. You may wish to do a short meditation to determine the best intuitive “grounding roots” for yourself. Set the intention that all is done in your highest and best interest and in the highest and best interest of all.
Most brown, black, and red stones will ground and will provide a feeling of physical stability and safety. Specific crystals and stones for grounding include the following:
- Agate (all types)
- Black tourmaline
- Brown tourmaline (dravite)
- Jasper (all types)
- Orthoceras fossil
- Petrified wood
- Red tiger’s eye
- Smoky quartz
To work with any of these, place the crystal or stone in your pocket during the day, or hold it in your receptive hand during meditation. Your receptive hand is generally your non-dominant hand, but check, as it varies by individual. You may also choose to wear the stones in jewelry or sleep with one underneath your pillow.
Whatever grounding method you choose, make sure to employ it regularly so that you don’t experience the issues discussed above. A daily practice is best and can easily be established using the above techniques.
Have you ever tried cleansing your aura after a rough day? An aura cleanse is a great way to remove harmful energy using crystals.
For an aura cleanse, start with your favorite cleansed piece of selenite, black obsidian, clear quartz, smoky quartz, or labradorite. It’s best to use a carved massage wand or a natural wand with a single or double termination, but any shape will work.
After choosing your stone, trace it through your aura about 4-6 inches away from your body, using your intuition to guide you. If you’re using a carved massage wand or a natural wand with a single termination, make sure that the blunt end is facing toward your body and that the termination is facing outward. This ensures that the energy you remove will exit the wand through the termination instead of getting stuck in your auric field. Trace the front and back of yourself as well as your sides, under your arms, and between your legs, as energy can get stuck in any area of your aura. Energy is particularly likely to be stuck in areas where you have pain or have previously been injured, so pay extra attention to those spots.
Once you’re done cleansing your aura, use the crystal to “zip up” your aura from the bottom so that you’re protected from additional nonbeneficial energy. Cleanse your stone again to maintain its effectiveness. To keep your aura in tip-top shape, do this three to four times a week.