Anxiety is a feeling experienced by most of us at least once in our lives. It is characterized by excessive uneasiness, apprehension, and sometimes even panic attacks. (Source)
Anxiety disorders, which are much more severe than mild anxiety, are among the most frequent mental health problems in the United States. They affect 18% of the population and can be based on phobias, social setting stressors, and much more. (Source)
Some sufferers like to use healing crystals along with traditional therapy to help treat their anxiety. Many people believe that having these crystals around them really helps.
Crystals work on the premise that all the mental, physical, and spiritual ailments of the world are the product of negative energy. Healing crystals are believed to have the ability to remove this negative energy from a place or a person.
“In crystal healing, I work in partnership with them by placing them on or near the body in order to affect healing change. They do this by allowing the rate of their vibration to affect change in the rate of the spinning energy centers of the chakras, clearing out any negativity and allowing them to function at peak capacity. We need to be in balance to be in perfect health. Crystals work with us to restore that balance.” (Source)
If you are suffering from anxiety and would like to create a more positive atmosphere, these are the crystals for you!
1. Blue Lace Agate
Blue lace agate looks exactly like its name would suggest. It is a beautiful blue stone with decorative lines of grey or lighter blue flowing through it. It resembles calm ocean waves.
This wonderful Agate works to calm stressful or anxious situations and helps a person to counteract feelings that are suppressed due to past judgments or rejections. It is also excellent for those who are afraid to speak in public or share thoughts and ideas with strangers. (Source)
2. Jet Stone
Jet stones are actually fossilized and metamorphosed driftwood. They are black in color, soft, and can take a very high polish. To the naked eye, it is difficult to tell that a jet stone was once wood. However, the transformation is visible under high magnification.
Jet stone is powerful and brings calming energy to those suffering from anxiety, depression, or grief. It is believed to calm fearful and anxious thinking along with delusions. And it is believed that they protect their wearers from negative energy while promoting purification. (Source)
Shungite is a dark, metallic-looking stone that, over time, has been used in Russia for water purification. Shungite is also believed to aid in bodily detoxification and purification.
It is these purifying and detoxifying properties that are believed to help a person clear his or her body of dysfunctional patterns. These patterns can manifest as emotional difficulties or constant negativity. By keeping the body opened and aligned with the light, this stone helps those with stress, anxiety, insomnia, and low energy levels. (Source)
Worn as a grounding bracelet, hematite is fantastic for removing stress and anxiety from the body, because it has excellent grounding properties, and will ground a person to Earth’s natural frequency.
When a person is properly grounded, he or she can be rejuvenated. It is also common to feel more free, relaxed, and balanced. These feelings combat anxiety at the root of the problem. (Source)
These are just four of the many crystals available to help reduce anxiety.
To learn more, take a look at the video below!
Are you willing to give one or more of these crystals a chance?
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(h/t: Energy Muse)