5 Crystals That You Can Use To Relieve Stress & Channel Your Inner Zen

Dhruvi Modi , 27 Sep 2019

If you ask my friends to name one characteristic of mine that annoys them the most, it will most definitely be my ability to stress out over everything. Admittedly, stress is an inevitable part of most of our lives, an undeniable by-product of work, studies or sometimes, relationships. While everyone has their own ways to cope with it, turning to crystals is a proven method to alleviate your mood and channel your inner zen. There’s a bunch of different crystals out there that serve various purposes, however, there are a few major ones that help with restoring your sense of calm.

I know what you’re thinking: OK, but how is carrying around a rock supposed to calm me down? As absurd as it might sound, our ancestors have been using crystals due to their significant healing properties. The energy that each gem contains can uplift your mood immediately.

1. Sodalite For Peace

Sodalite Gemstone by vvoe | Source: www.shutterstock.com
Sodalite Gemstone by vvoe | Source: www.shutterstock.com

What it is good for: This gemstone is referred to as ‘The Stone of Peace’, and rightfully so! Incorporating a small block of sodalite into your meditation routine will increase stimulate a sense of calmness within you.

What its healing properties are: The manganese and calcium present in sodalite create a soothing effect on overstressed adrenal glands. It also helps release tension and stress.

2. Rose Quartz For Self-Love

Rose Quartz Gemstone by vvoe | Source: www.shutterstock.com
Rose Quartz Gemstone by vvoe | Source: www.shutterstock.com

What it is good for: Known as the crystal of unconditional love, who else, apart from you, deserves to be loved the most?

What its healing properties are: If you’re someone who gets jealous easily, stressed out about relationships, and experiences negative emotions, this stone is your holy grail! It will clear out and ease the tension that is in your heart, making you less prone to the aforementioned issues.

3. Amethyst For Protection

Amethyst Gemstone by J. Palys | Source: www.shutterstock.com
Amethyst Gemstone by J. Palys | Source: www.shutterstock.com

What it is good for: This violet coloured gemstone cleanses your aura of anything negative, enforcing a proverbial protective field around you.

What its healing properties are: Ever felt like you’ve had a bad day, week or a couple of months? I’ve been there. What an amethyst stone will do is clear our any negative energy that surrounds you. Whether it is stress or anxiety, meditating with this stone next to you will help you feel calmer and instil a feeling of control in yourself.

4. Moonstone For Emotional Stability

Moonstone by Coldmoon Photoproject | Source: www.shutterstock.com
Moonstone by Coldmoon Photoproject | Source: www.shutterstock.com

What it is good for: The moonstone radiates a nourishing, feminine and sensual energy which is good for those who wish to get in touch with their feminine side.

What its healing properties are: Moonstone symbolises your inner goddess, so to speak. In particular, the sensual and fertile side of you. This stone will open your heart to new possibilities, and keep your mind engaged. If you’re looking for a solution for the stress, worries and self-doubt that comes with your period, then this is a gem for you.

5. Clear Quartz For All Round Healing

Clear Quartz by J. Palys | Source: www.shutterstock.com
Clear Quartz by J. Palys | Source: www.shutterstock.com

What it is good for: You know that kid who always had good grades, aced all sports and had the best social life? Well, clear quartz crystal is that kid. It will increase your spiritual receptiveness, truly making it a master of all healing crystals!

What its healing properties are: The harmonising and gentle properties of clear quartz will balance your thoughts and revitalise a cleaner emotional, physical and mental slate. Apart from strengthening your immune system, it also balances the various hormones within your body.

Which of these gemstones will you buy? Let us know below!

Follow @missmalinilifestyle on Instagram for more updates.

Related Stories

Related Stories

More Better Living