Most of us do not get enough sleep, and it affects every aspect of our lives. In fact, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) lists a slew of health conditions that are influenced by sleep. When we don't get enough sleep, we become irritable, less focused, and overwhelmed by life. Thankfully, the earth has provided us with Healing Stones that emit specific frequencies that assist us in achieving a relaxed state of mind and allowing us to sleep better.
People who are going through a hard period or who are suffering from insomnia are searching for new ways to relax. Few people are aware that crystals can effectively help people who are suffering from depression or insomnia. You should understand the advantages of crystals and stones when choosing them for stress relief and better sleep.
Crystals and stones are thought to be some of the most effective tools for relaxation and sleep problems according to energy healers and can be used in many ways: positioned near your bed, under your bed, and underneath your pillow, used in breathwork, used in relaxation techniques, or while meditating when holding palm stones.
Placing those stones and crystals near the bed is one of the most popular methods for ensuring a good night's sleep. These are known to have specific vibrations that correspond to the sleep cycle.
The following are some of the best crystals for sleep that are said to help us relax and promote a good night's sleep.
Amethyst is a powerful healing stone that is known for purifying the mind and clearing it from negative thoughts, this includes stress and anxiety, giving a sense of calmness and peace. This gemstone also is said to bring emotional healing, while strengthening its owner's intuition. It strengthens the imagination putting thoughts into action. Amethyst is the perfect crystal for improving meditation, headaches and sleep. It is a stone known to have strong cleansing and healing powers. Amethyst has positive energy and helps to cultivate tranquillity.
Celestite is a stone associated with angels and used as a focus for communication with guardian angels. Blue Celestite prevents us worrying away our lives. It is a crystal of peace for the emotional body, cooling fiery emotions, tempering distress when things become overwhelming, and slowing the mind’s incessant chatter. It has a soft, gentle energy that dissipates all your worries. This magnificent stone has an angelic resonance according to energy healers. Placed in the bedroom can create a clean tranquil environment. It calms the mind and uplifts the spirit, it is considered by many the stone of peace.
Selenite is a calming stone that instills deep peace and is excellent for meditation. This beautiful white crystal can also be used to purify the energy of your other stones. If you feel that the energy of a certain stone or a space is dull or less vibrant than it used to be, clear it using Selenite's Light energy. If you have a large Selenite stick, a ruler or a bowl, you can lay your other stones or jewelry over it overnight to purify them from any unwanted accumulated energy. If you have a Selenite tower, you can keep it in a room or a space until the energy has been rejuvenated. Selenite is also nicknamed "liquid light", it represents what our ideal mindset should be before we head to bed: calm and clear.
Though Rose Quartz is thought to be the stone of love, it is not just romantic love that this crystal embodies. This quartz facilitates love entering your life. It helps you to forgive, understand and see situations from a different perspective. Rose Quartz healing properties will imbue you with the wisdom to deepen your connection with your partner. Rose Quartz also provides greater support for the psyche, and allows to let go of lost love and protects from fear of renewed disappointments. A powerful stone of unconditional love, infinite peace, compassion and joy, It teaches you to love yourself and encourages self-forgiveness and acceptance.
BLUE LACE AGATE
Blue Lace Agate is a stone of communication, helping those who have difficulty being heard by others, or who need confidence and articulation to share their truths with conviction. It provides clarity of thought and unwavering intent in regards to what matters most. It is a gentle crystal that will boost your ability to communicate, especially the thoughts and feelings that you receive from your higher self. This soothing and nurturing stone will bring you calmness and peace of mind, and is an excellent emotional healing stone.
Howlite is one of the “attunement stones” which link you to higher spiritual consciousness. A lovely protective and soothing stone that is said to reduce anxiety, tensions and stress. Howlite can be used facilitate awareness, encourage emotional expression and assist in the elimination of pain, stress and/or rage. This calming stone formulates ambitions and aids in achieving them. This crown chakra stone aids people that overthink and/or overreact and helps overcoming addictions. Howlite strengthens memory and stimulates desire for knowledge, it teaches patience.
Lepidolite has a soft nurturing energy that helps us love ourselves. it is said to detoxify the emotions, bringing calm and reducing dependency on others for emotional well-being. Associated with the Heart and Crown chakras, Lepidolite is said to heal pain from relationships. A stone of transformation, it assists in making positive life changes. Boosts trust, confidence, while eliminating stress and anxiety. It is said to reduce insomnia and other sleep disorders, as well as balance emotions and promote inner peace.