First of all, I’d like to talk about five reasons (backed by science) that meditation can improve your life – regular meditation has been shown to reduce stress, contribute to overall emotional well-being, help control anxiety, improve focus, and enhance self-awareness. I think we could all use a little of that!
If you aren’t already practicing meditation, start today. It’s easy, it’s free, and you’ll start seeing results in just a few short weeks. If you’re looking for guidance, there are lots of amazing books and also a device that gives real-time feedback on your meditation practice (check out Muse online).
Meditation practice is also a great time to work with your crystals. Let’s just say that EVERY crystal is a great crystal to meditate with, so don’t let availability or finances get in your way. I personally love to meditate with Andara crystals, but since they are currently difficult to find, we are going to focus on crystals that you already have in your collection or can find at most crystal stores. Let’s get started
Pink Botswana Agate
Pink Botswana Agate, on top of being stunningly beautiful, is often thought to bring comfort, love, and strength to its user. It is also wonderful to hold and carry during times of grief, aiding in recovery and bringing serenity.
During meditation use this stone to center your being and increase your focus on serene mindfulness.
Aquamarine, known for its incredible clear Aqua colour, is believed to cleanse and calm its user. It is often used to treat sore throats, swollen glands, and thyroid issues.
During meditation use this stone to align with your throat chakra, bring clarity to your mindfulness, and cleanse your negative thoughts.
Blue Liberite, also known as Que Sera, is thought to provide its handler with love, healing, and protection. It is believed to shield from electromagnetic energies, relieve stress, and treat adrenal fatigue.
During meditation, use this stone to deepen meditation, increase communication with the psychic realm, and focusing on self-awareness of one’s desires.
Optical Calcite, also known as Icelandic Spar, is often held to protect the user and create optimism in one’s life. It is also thought to aid in successful manifestation.
During meditation, use this stone to amplify positive energies and thoughts, clear and align your chakras, and deepen your meditative state.
Lepidolite, a sparkling form of Mica, is believed to be a stone of transition, prayer, and goodness. It is often used to relieve exhaustion and burnout, reduce muscle tension, treat allergies, numb sciatica and neuralgia, and improve joint problems.
During meditation, use this stone to increase your awareness, focus on emotional balance, and reduce tension in your body.
Candle Quartz, a stunning dripping wax Quartz formation, is thought to increase abundance and prosperity in personal and professional life. It is used to decrease despair and increase confidence in one’s life
During meditation, use this stone to aid your meditative state, strengthen your intuition, and open passages to higher realms.
Ruby Fuchsite, an absolutely stunning combination stone, is believed to transform negative energies, reduce chronic physical illnesses, and strengthen one’s heart. It is used to treat a number of sleep disorders and to encourage healthy, happy relationships.
During meditation, use this stone to calm your mind, open psychic communication, and enhance overall mindful awareness.