Here are the crystals you need in your tool kit.
- Amethyst is a wonderful companion for anyone who is struggling emotionally. Its energy is soothing yet uplifting, the perfect combination for lifting yourself out of depression. With its help, you're likely to feel your stress melt away and your mood improve. This healing stone is also very cleansing. It transmutes negative energy into positive energy so that emotional pain seems to lift away. Instead of an empty feeling, it blankets your body in love.
- Rose Quartz is the stone of love and peace, excellent for reassurance during trauma or crisis, transmutes negative energy into positivity while encouraging self-forgiveness, acceptance and invoking trust in oneself, self-worth.
- Citrine is one of the happiest stones on the earth. In fact, it's often called "The Happy Stone." It has a joyful energy that helps lift us out of a bad mood, sadness or numbness, as are often felt with depression. This stone absorbs negative energy and brings in positive energy, carrying a sunny disposition and a radiant glow to its user. It provides the physical energy needed to embrace the present moment with positivity, focus, and self-confidence.
- Lepidolite is another one of my favorite crystals for depression because it is a stone of transition, helping us embrace change and transformation so that we can confidently improve our lives. By increasing our awareness, it restructures our old patterns into new ones that serve us better. It supports us in aligning our chakras and growing spiritually. This stone also reduces fear, which helps us adapt and evolve for the better. It can be used to bring us out of depression and into joy. Lepidolite contains lithium, which is a known anxiety-reducer. It transforms sadness into happiness. It has also been shown to assist with addictions.
- Tiger Eye is a powerful stone. We can access the confidence and energy we need to overcome our obstacles, balance our extremes, and strengthen our relationships. With the use of Tiger Eye, we come to understand what is blocking us and pursue healthy ways of removing those blocks instead of remaining emotionally disconnected. This stone also works to reduce anxiety and worry by providing a protective energy that gives us a deep sense of security.
- Lapis Lazuli harmonises the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels. Imbalances between these levels can result in depression, disease and lack of purpose. When they are in balance the harmony brings deep inner self knowledge. Lapis lazuli cleanses on a mental level by healing outdated thoughts and mental patterns. It will prevent negative thoughts from becoming karmic patterns. It cleanses and releases negative views and facilitates a more positive outlook on life.
- Clear Quartz is considered a “master healer.” It’s said to amplify energy by absorbing, storing, releasing, and regulating it. It’s also said to aid concentration and memory. Physically, clear crystals are claimed to help stimulate the immune system and balance out your entire body. This stone perfect to pair with any of the other crystals in the set as it can aid and enhance their abilities.