More than a pet rock, the touchstone or worry stone will give you a calm sense of peace and help you manage stress. Here are some gemstones that will help to relieve stress.
Why worry? Carry a sparkly gemstone in your pocket, purse or backpack. Attach it to your keyring. Touch or rub the touchstone from time to time to relieve stress and get magickal assistance. The shiny touchstone or worry stone is also considered a talisman or lucky charm. Touchstones have been used for thousands of years in many cultures. Carry several gemstones in a pouch for your own instant healing kit.
Amethyst, aquamarine, beryl, celestite, citrine, jasper, kunzite, labradorite, magnetite, moonstone, petalite, rhodonite, rose quartz, selenite and topaz gemstones will help to relieve stress. Amethysts, celestite, lapis lazuli, orange calcite and smoky quartz will help you to be calm physically. Blue calcite, celestite and petalite will help you to calm your mind. Gemstones that will help you to calm your emotions include amethyst, aquamarine, calcite, carnelian, chrysocolla, citrine, kunzite, opal, prehnite, rhodonite, rose quartz, selenite, sugilite and variscite. Aquamarine, aventurine, calcite, carnelian, magnetite, moonstone, moss agate, prehnite, rose quartz, smoky quartz, sodalite, sunstone and tourmaline will help to control fear. Aquamarine, aventurine, azurite, blue quartz, calcite, chrysoprase, citrine, labradorite, rhodonite and schorl will help to alleviate anxiety. Apatite, charoite, kyanite, obsidian, pyrite, rose quartz and sapphire will help with frustration. Kunzite, smithsonite, turquoise and tourmaline may help with panic attacks. Azurite, kunzite, lepidolite and nephrite will help physical conditions associated with stress.
Destress with gemstones. Wear gemstone jewelry. Hold a gemstone in your hand for healing stress relief. Put gemstones under your pillow. Keep them by your bed and near your computer. Carry them with you in your purse, pocket or backpack. When you feel stressed hold a crystal in each hand for a few minutes.
Gemstones will help you feel calm, at ease and refreshed. Your mind and body will be calm. The gems also enliven your intuition and bring you a special awareness. It’s a good feeling to be in communion with life and nature. Gemstones also seem like messengers conveying spiritual information. Gemstones can be very reassuring and give the bearer a sense of self acceptance and self love. Keep gemstones everywhere, in your pockets, your glove compartment, your backpack, your purse and firmly ensconce them on tables around your house. The gemstones’ presence will cheer you and make the atmosphere in your home more peaceful and harmonious.
Gemstones’ healing vibrations can also be transferred to crystal elixirs by keeping clean gems in glass containers for 12 to 24 hours. The gemstone elixirs can be kept for two weeks. Splash the healing crystal elixir on your face for instant relief and a fast sense of calm. Soak a cloth in the elixir and use it as a healing soothing compress.
Periodically you should wash your gemstones and recharge them. You can wash them with warm soapy water and then rinse and dry them. You can recharge them by focusing your intent on them and then placing them in a sunny area for a few hours.