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10 Crystals for Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety & depression can arise from many different root causes, such as lack of confidence in ourselves, overwhelming circumstances, negative beliefs, and inner conflicts. Crystals can help calm the mind, soothe the heart, and heal the soul.

The stones below help with various aspects of anxiety & depression from finding relief from overwhelming feelings to emotional healing and empowerment.

If you are stressed out and overwhelmed, we recommend Lepidolite for relief & support. If you are looking to heal the root causes of depression or anxiety, try Rhodochrosite.

Amazonite Meaning

Amazonite

Amazonite helps to harmonize apparently different motivations and interests by bringing the truth to light without emotionality, and allowing one to see another point of view. It facilitates this process both between people, and within an individual psyche. Therefore it is good for meditation and inner work to clarify inner conflicts and confusion and integrate the self.

Aquamarine Meaning

Aquamarine

Aquamarine cools anger and helps create a calm, centered, relaxed but alert state with balanced energy. It is a stone of the Divine Feminine–teaching a form of power that is yielding and yet resilient, and letting you speak your truth clearly from a place of inner knowing rather than reactivity.

Calcite Meaning

Calcite

There are many varieties of calcite, and each has specific properties. In general, calcite is gentle and revitalizing and works to clear energy blockages in the body’s energy systems. Pictured is orange calcite, which works with the 2nd and 3rd chakras, healing and giving energy toward creativity, sexuality, and the will. You can match the color of calcite to the chakra it works with: Blue = Throat, Green & Pink = Heart, Red = Root.

Larimar Meaning

Larimar

Larimar empowers you to speak directly from the heart. It is one of the best stones for diffusing anger and transmuting it to relaxed, clear communication. It helps you tap into a deep sense of calm that transcends the current situation and your emotional responses to it–helping you to accept what is, and see the Divine in every moment.

Lepidolite Meaning

Lepidolite

Lepidolite helps with stress and worry when life feels turbulent and overwhelming. It can help you stay focused on the present, relieving worry about the future and letting go of stuck patterns from the past.

Ocean Jasper Meaning

Ocean Jasper

Ocean Jasper encourages seeing the positive aspects of life, and letting go of the negative. It is helpful for people suffering from depression, as it gently lifts the spirits and helps one appreciate the present moment and the beauty of life. It can also dispel negativity and encourage a healthy atmosphere when in the workplace, or when you are out socializing.

Rhodochrosite Meaning

Rhodochrosite

Rhodochrosite is a powerful stone for emotional healing. It helps you gently revisit painful childhood memories, heal the past, and reclaim the parts of yourself that you may have suppressed or disowned for emotional survival. It is also a stone of joy and nurturing, helping you access the freedom and magic of a child when they feel safe and loved.

Tiger Eye Meaning

Tiger Eye

Tiger eye helps you stay centered and calmly practical despite the ups and downs of life. It helps you balance polarities and accept contradictions, taking life as it comes and responding to the needs of the moment without judgment. It is a helpful stone for protracted difficult situations, as it lends endurance and keeps you in the best state of mind to deal with problems as they come without getting overwhelmed, hopeless, or reactionary.

Tourmaline Meaning

Tourmaline

Tourmaline carries the frequency of natural joy and beauty. Tourmaline comes in a wide variety of types and colors. Watermelon tourmaline combines pink and green tourmaline, bringing the energies of both and creating an ideal stone for working with the heart. Black tourmaline is one of the best protection crystals available and widely used for metaphysical work. Pink tourmaline is beneficial for emotional healing.

Turquoise Meaning

Turquoise

Like most blue gemstones, turquoise activates the throat chakra, helping us speak our wisdom and truth. The gift of turquoise is in bringing an awareness that every part of us is an element of our Divine self, to be understood and embraced. The heart of compassion is knowing that darkness and pain is a universal human experience, and only by integrating these aspects of existence can we become whole. Turquoise encourages to accept ourselves, warts and all.


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