Become a fount of positivity, well-being and inner happiness with these crystal cures that will help you zap that negative energy…
Turquoise has long been prized for its ability to help with shyness and aid with communication. This means that when you are feeling a better flow of positive energy, you are exuding that positivity in social situations, helping to send positive energy to others around you. Turquoise is also known for restoring balance and for healing us, so if you are suffering from an energy imbalance, and negativity has been accumulating within, turquoise will help restore a natural flow.
Turquoise beads dating back thousands of years have been found in the middle-east, and its long-standing popularity should not be a surprise, as it is also said to help cleanse the breath and bring good fortune, along with guarding against falls. If you wish to surround yourself with crystals that will bring positivity and protect against negativity, turquoise is a tried and trusted option, with many positive properties.
This crystal really hits the spot when it comes to specifically targeting negative energy and eliminating it from your inner self. Quartz has a strong association with purity, and is a renowned destroyer of negative energy. It is also great for pooling positive energies which you can then absorb by keeping it close to you. Ancient Greeks and Romans believed quartz to be ice crafted by the gods which could never be melted, and as a prized crystal, it has been around for a very long time. The fact that it also vibrates rhythmically in response to electrical energy means it has been used in clocks in the past, but it also resonates to the energies found within ourselves, too. Quartz is perhaps the crystal most finely tuned to energy, and keeping it close to you will help get your energy back on track.
The tiger’s eye is usually sourced from metamorphic rocks, with ‘morph’ indicating that which changes. If you feel that your inner energy is in dire need of change, tiger’s eye is an excellent choice, having long been used to bring harmony to the energy levels within. It is known to protect against negative intentions, and spur its owner on to positive actions.
Tiger’s eye will be important for those who are struggling with inner conflict, or have scattered thoughts and uncertainty in their lives. Also a soother of tensions and promoter of balance, tiger’s eye is an excellent addition to crystal collections.
Pyrite is an unusual looking reflective crystal, and is a must-have for those looking to embrace positive energy and clear negativity. It activates the energies which nourish the mind, and is said to guard against pollutants, helping to maintain a clean body and mind, which encourages the flow of positivity. Importantly, pyrite stimulates the solar plexus chakra, which is the centre of energy flow within the body. It is also directly responsible for strengthening positive feelings and helping decisive action and creativity. The direct links to positivity in pyrite make this a very useful ally for those hoping to improve the levels of positive energy they have within.
Black Tourmaline is well known for its properties as a protector, but it also has a very useful function in terms of energy. This crystal doesn’t simply remove negative energy, it converts it into positive energy, which makes it an essential for any collection designed to keep positive energy flowing.
Black Tourmaline also has pyro-electric properties, and generates electrical charge when rubbed or heated. This ability to generate energy demonstrates why it is such an efficient crystal for helping improve levels of positive energy. Black Tourmaline’s dual effect in removing the negative and generating positive energy makes it one of the most important crystals with links to energy.
Article by Craig Bradshaw, intern at Soul & Spirit.