BEST CRYSTALS FOR COURAGE AND STRENGTH
With the current global climate and situation now more than ever, we need to step into our inner strength and power. We are experiencing a lot of things being taken away from us lately, which doesn't help. Thankfully, by supporting ourselves with what we need, we can rediscover our strength even in the midst of all the challenges and difficulties we are currently going through.
In these difficult times, when we need all the courage and strength to pull us through, crystals can definitely be a wonderful tool to help us achieve this. When we are seeking more courage and strength, we can use the energy of crystals, as a tool to get us to where we want to be.
There are many different crystals that can help us achieve this, and we have selected the following crystals that cover various aspects of what courage and strength may mean to you, as there are many crystals that can help us develop strength in different ways. You can find our other crystal healing kits here. An if you're more into jewelry we also have a range of healing bracelets here as well as sterling silver jewelry here.
Here is our most recommended crystals for courage and strength:
A stone of protection, Tiger Eye may also bring good luck, inner strength and courage to the wearer. It has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting us to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions, while dispelling fear and anxiety. The use of Tiger's Eye at the Sacral Chakra will facilitate the manifestation of one's deepest desires. It will also bolster one's creative energy. Its distinctive colors express strengthening and grounding energies. Tiger’s Eye is ideal for those who are spaced out and uncommitted to find purpose; for those who find it difficult to remain optimistic, it stimulates hope and confidence for the future. It is excellent for healing issues of self-criticism and worth, and unblocks creativity so one may recognize one’s talents and abilities.
Pyrite is a crystal of positive energy, and is extremely helpful for melancholy and thoughts fixed on misfortune and despair. It relieves anxiety and frustration, and as a mirror to the self, reveals the causes behind these emotions and promotes a search for solutions. This stone helps promote physical well-being as well. Pyrite enhances strength of mind and willpower. It is also sometimes considered to be lucky, attracting wealth and abundance. Pyrite is a symbol of abundance and prosperity, it increases focus or simply gives you a an energetic boost, also the courage, strength, willpower and determination you need to take on challenging tasks.
Black Onyx, also called the Stone of strength, is said to promote stamina and strength during times of stress, confusion or grief. It is a soothing stone, and is good for wearing, especially during times of emotional turmoil. It is known to help release negativity, a protective stone that guards the wearer from the 'evil eye'. It has a grounding effect that anchors the physical body to the earth and it brings harmony to the mind and the body.
Carnelian is associated with the Sacral and Solar Plexus chakras, it is said to alleviate jealousy and possessiveness in relationships. Carnelian is a crystal of confidence, empowerment and passion. A stabilizing stone that restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success. Known as a stone of endurance, leadership and courage, Carnelian has protected and inspired throughout history. This crystal is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions.
Labradorite is the stone of good luck, courage, and dispels bad energy. It rises consciousness and it is the stone of protection and new beginnings. Labradorite protects one against negative energies. It allows effective communication, and dispel depression and anxiety strengthening our own positive energy. Labradorite encourages one to embrace new ideas and opportunities. A stone of transformation, Labradorite is a useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance. It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies. Excellent for strengthening intuition - promoting psychic abilities.
RED TIGER'S EYE (OR BULL'S EYE)
Red Tiger’s Eye is a grounding and protective stone, that increases self-discipline and personal power. It brings good luck, prosperity and fills the wearer with enthusiasm and optimism while calming anger and irritability. This crystal is also said to help release creative blocks and aids in meditation. This stone is believed to help with assertiveness in those who feel downtrodden or unrecognized in a certain environment. Psychologically, Red Tiger’s Eye is used to develop inner courage and strength. It develops our survival instinct and offers courage in this regard.
Green Amethyst (also called Prasiolite) is the stone of spiritual and personal growth. Associated with the Heart chakra, it fosters love, self-acceptance and compassion, while getting rid of negative energy. It is also a stone associated with grounding and inspiring originality, courage and self-reliance. Prasiolite is a very spiritual crystal that helps with heart awakening and integrating spiritual insights. It is said to clear negativity while attracting prosperity.
Dendritic Agate is known as the Stone of Plenitude. It brings prosperity, growth, abundance and fullness to all areas of life. Agate promotes inner stability, composure, and maturity. Its warm, protective properties encourage security, confidence and self-acceptance. Dendritic Agate is an emotional stabilizer, encouraging its wearer to remain centered during times of confusion or when dealing with perceived obstacles. This stone is believed to support perseverance and the ability to experience difficulties as an opportunity for change. Agate overcomes negativity and bitterness of the heart, by healing anger, fostering love, and lending the courage to start over.
Amazonite is also referred to as a Stone of Truth and Courage. Named after the Amazon women warriors, because it was said to adorn their shields. A lucky charm said to help you be at the right place at the right time. This crystal is empowering, facilitating self-respect, self-care, self-discovery, self-awareness and the ability to embrace one's own integrity and truths. This soothing stone calms the brain and nervous system and aids in directing free floating anger and irritability into positive action against unfair treatment or injustice. Balances the masculine and feminine energies.
Garnet is a gemstone of vitality, health and energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate, it can inspire love. Garnet is considered a lucky stone, for courage, creativity, success, and for business relationships. This stone of manifestation helps you let go of old behavior patterns and boosts self-confidence. Garnet can be used to practice Kundalini activation.
Hematite is a stone of transformation that helps to absorb negative energy and calms in times of stress or worry. It is a very protective and balancing stone and is great to carry to help you stay grounded in many situations. Hematite is also good for working with the Root Chakra, helping to transform negative energies into a more positive vibration. Hematite is a powerful aid to improve self confidence, willpower and self esteem. It is also known for its action to provide pain relief and healing.
Chevron Amethyst combines the strengthening and enhancing qualities of Quartz with the stress relieving and intuitive qualities of Amethyst. This crystal is said to enhance peace of mind, relaxation and self-discovery. Chevron Amethyst is said to bring courage and inner strength. It helps to remove resistance to change, it dissipates and repels negative energies of all kind.
PINK BOTSWANA AGATE
Also called the Stone of hope and possibility. It is comforting and protective stone, beneficial in overcoming depression, and strengthening during a grieving process. It helps alleviate obsessive thoughts and destructive mental patterns, and assists in overcoming fears, such as agoraphobia and panic attacks in crowded places. This stone supports decision seeking and resilience, while increasing strength.
Honey Calcite teaches us about the right use of power and encourages responsibility in leadership. Honey Calcite increases feelings of confidence and courage and assists in overcoming obstacles. This type of Calcite helps one to find their personal power, while bringing a sense of self-worth and help recovering those that have experienced abuse. This crystal is connected to the Solar Plexus and Sacral chakras, and oozes accomplishment. It brings focused energy, inspiration, clarity and grounding.
Aquamarine is a calming, soothing, and cleansing stone. It has the property to inspire the truth, trust, and letting go. It is perfect when it comes to sooth unpleasant emotions such as grief or loneliness. Aquamarine is also known to enhance feelings of peacefulness by encouraging inner strength and bravery, whatever the situation is. This gemstone is believed to help its owner to speak their feelings and thoughts clearly, without hesitation, anger or judgement. Like water, emotions flow and negativity will float away.