The Importance of Self-Care and Crystals for Healthy Lifestyle Habits
Crystals are like an earth treasure, they occur naturally and in many shapes and colors. These magic stones hold a mystic sense of wonder and delight. Behind these characteristics they can help us improve and heal due to its ability to channel and direct energy that can help to unblock emotional restraint and chakras. The best way to ensure a positive outcome when working with crystals is to cleanse and program them to align the crystal energy with your intention.
We are surrounded by energy and we emit our own energy, and negative energy that is not processed will hang onto us and our body. It's like when we cross with someone that drains our energy, good mood, the so called energy vampires, if we do not process that energy recognizing it as caused by external factors, you can end up feeling bad all day and physically tired. So it is undeniable that we are affected by energy that's present all around us, and that we can also impact others with our energy, hopefully in a positive way.
So, why not work with these energies instead of against them? Self-care, connecting with nature and working with crystals can help in having a healthy lifestyle. Self care is important because it allows you to take a break from school or work and recharge. It also helps you manage your mental health, as well as your physical health.
Below are some self-care tips that can help you take care of yourself:
- Practice taking care of yourself by being kind to yourself and practicing self-compassion.
- Spend time on activities that make you feel good such as reading a book or going for a walk in nature.
- Be mindful of the things that make you happy and do them more often. - Get enough sleep, eat healthy food, drink water, and exercise regularly to stay healthy.
- Use crystals to be mindful of your intentions, manifesting and for protection.
- Write in a gratitude journal to promote more positive thoughts and be attentive to your journey.
Why Do Crystals Benefit Your wellbeing?
Crystals are natural, and their energies are a manifestation of the earth. They can be used for healing purposes, to promote a sense of wellness and balance within the body. Gemstones have been used for centuries in various cultures around the world as a form of healing. Healing stones have been used by different cultures in different ways, from using them as amulets to ward off negative energy, to using them for protection against physical harm. Crystals have also been used for healing purposes such as cleansing and balancing the body's energy centers or chakras.
There are different types of crystals with varied healing properties. These properties are also dependent on the color of the crystal as well as its shape. The following is a list of some crystals with their respective healing properties:
Amethyst: This crystal is associated with spirituality and inspiration. It is also believed to help one get rid of addictions like alcohol or drugs. It helps in meditation and sleep by calming the mind and reducing stress levels.
Rose Quartz: This healing stone is linked with unconditional love and it's often used to assist with emotional healing. Rose quartz removes negative energy and replaces it with love.
Carnelian: The gem is a stabilizing stone with high energy, it is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity.
Peridot: This gemstone is great for balancing the chakras, prosperity and promotes emotional healing and positivity.
Lapis Lazuli: The stone is excellent at harmonizing the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels. Lapis Lazuli encourages you to take charge of your life and reveals inner truth and self-awareness. The stone also helps bond relationships both in love and friendships.
Aquamarine: The stone of courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quiets the mind. It creates a personality that is upright, persistent and dynamic. Aquamarine also sharpens your intellect, clears the mind, promotes self-exploration and soothes fears.
Malachite: Malachite is a gorgeous green stone, with darker and lighter shades, and it's connected to the heart, nature, prosperity, healing, and growth. Excellent for manifestation, balance, and abundance.