Best Crystals for Courage


Which crystals are good for increasing courage? In this article, I will cover stones that have been known to help with the following: increasing physical strength and energy, increasing mental clarity and strength of will, improving one’s success in life.

Clear Quartz

Clear Quartz is the master healer and can be used for any condition. It enhances energy and focus, dissipates negativity, and creates a peaceful atmosphere. This stone teaches us to speak our truth courageously without aggression or judgment. The “Stone of Power” it amplifies all types of energy. Clear Quartz opens the mind to new ideas and perceptions.

Black Tourmaline

Protects against negativity and negative energy of any kind; including electromagnetic smog; has a grounding effect on the body, mind, emotions, and spirit. Grounding stones are very helpful in releasing stress caused by technology (cell phones, computers, televisions) worn as jewelry they emit negative ions to keep you grounded while protecting you from stress.

They can be used to strengthen and shield all of the chakras.

Smoky Quartz

It is a grounding stone that provides for anchoring in the earth plane, aids balance in polarities, practicality in manifesting your dreams, encourages security in knowing you are protected. It dispels fear and anxiety while enhancing joy, optimism and contentment. This stone’s vibration helps provide the feeling of being “home”. Smoky Quartz is also known as Spectrolite which is best defined as an energy-balancing stone with a gentle vibration that promotes stability when change or transformation seem unsettling. It also facilitates adaptability when dealing with environmental changes or personal growth issues associated with letting go of an outdated life situation.

Smoky Quartz is a variety of quartz with a natural smoky impurity .


It has a grounding effect and increases memory retention, making it a useful stone for students. It stimulates the mind and promotes mental clarity, aids concentration and focus. A powerful protector against negativity, Hematite absorbs negative energies from the environment and is effective at Auric and Chakra cleansing . Smudging with hematite is an excellent way to clear negativity before meditation or spellwork as well as creating sacred space for ritual work. Metaphysically speaking, Hematite provides grounding by connecting the base Chakra to the electromagnetic force of Mother Earth. It is used as a stabilizing stone during out-of-body experiences and may also help with lucid dreaming.

Hematite is most commonly known as an red or black variety of Iron oxide , but can occur in brown, orange, yellow, green, purple, pink and more.

Green Onyx

This stone has the ability to provide clarity on past-present-future. It is especially helpful for those focused on self-mastery and building strong character. A great grounding stone that brings about calmness with the knowledge it imparts. A motivating stone that drives out procrastination allowing you to set up your plans in motion! An excellent detoxing stone removing negative emotions such as sorrows, grief etc.; Green Onyx relieves tension headaches caused stress.

Onyx is a banded variety of the oxide mineral chalcedony. The colors of its bands range from white to almost every color (save some shades, such as purple or blue). Commonly, specimens of onyx contain bands of black and/or white. Onyx comes through the Greek word onux which means fingernail.


It is known as the “stone of transition” it helps us find healthy ways to release that which no longer serves us during transformations both physically and emotionally . Lepidolite also enhances creativity and strengthens the intellect, making it a great stone for students of all ages. Lepidolite brings balance in times of change helping us accept what is and trust things will work out for the best . It helps release stress related to night shift work, infertility, meditation or astral travel.

Lepidolite is an important stone for emotional healing


A supportive stone that can be used in crystal layouts when seeking to bring harmony to any situation. An abundance stone which makes it beneficial when you are looking to increase your financial assets. Unakite also assists in grounding excess energies into the Earth Star Chakra where they can be transmuted into positive energies by Mother Gaia. This stone may contain pink Feldspar, white Quartz and/or green Epidote.

Unakite is a mix of unaltered orthoclase and albite feldspar with varying amounts of epidote .


It has an extremely high frequency and provides spiritual protection for your auric field and environment. It may aid clarity in your dream time by sending messages from other realms, helping you to grasp the symbolism that occurs between both physical and spiritual realities. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Amethyst brings emotional balance, peace, patience strength; it connects us to our higher-self as well as accesses our psychic abilities , including intuition and clairaudience (hearing Spirit). Stimulates third eye chakra enhancing ones ability to communicate with spiritual and physical realms. Healing properties include: anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antidepressant (helps regulate/balance moods where depression can occur), reduces stress, detoxes the body and eases headaches .


It promotes optimism and happiness; it’s uplifting energy makes it a great stone to help overcome a dark mood or a case of the Mondays! It may assist in attracting wealth, prosperity and all good things by clearing negative energy from your chakras as well as clearing any thoughts or ideas that are not part of your greater good. Citrine is known as the “success stone” as it assists in manifestation by focusing on positive growth rather than blocking what you don’t want. It is a very protective stone which brings success in business and protects against undesirable outcomes when taking risks. Citrine stimulates the solar plexus chakra balancing your emotions , it also assists in releasing negative energy from within to create a positive flow of healthy energy throughout your auric field.

Citrine comes in gold, orange-yellow or reddish-brown .

Pink Calcite

Pink calcite works through the heart chakra opening our hearts to unconditional love , it helps us release fears that may be stopping us from receiving this unconditional love from others as well as self-love . In doing so we can embrace forgiveness allowing us to move forward into a world filled with peace and harmony. This loving stone stimulates the heart chakra by filling our hearts with divine unconditional love, it may be beneficial to work with this stone when feeling stressed or sad . This crystal assists in the process of manifestation by attracting loving people and opportunities into your life.

Pink calcite is a mix of pink feldspar, yellow calcite and white quartz often containing natural inclusions

Rose Quartz

Known as “the heart opening stone”, rose quartz works through the higher heart chakra to access universal love . It brings unconditional love from others as well as self-love , it helps release fears that stop us from receiving this unconditional love from others or ourselves. Working with rose quartz can help heal past wounds allowing you to move into a world filled with peace and harmony. Rose Quartz stimulates the heart chakra by filling our hearts with divine love, it may be beneficial to work with this stone when feeling stressed or sad . It assists in manifestation by attracting loving people and opportunities into your life.

Rose quartz is a pale pink coloured stone often containing watermarks.

Smokey Quartz

This grounding stone helps us become more practical, orderly and systematic allowing clarity of thought, removing anxiety , tension and stress. It enhances our ability to focus on the job at hand rather than worrying about what’s happening around us; it’s also useful for providing insight into different situations so that we can make rational decisions based on facts not emotions . Smokey quartz works through the baseakra bringing steadiness, dependability and grounding energy to our lives. This crystal assists in manifestation by allowing you to focus on positive growth rather than blocking what you don’t want, it is a protective stone which brings success in business and protects against undesirable outcomes when taking risks . Smokey quartz also holds the energy of the element earth, joining us to Mother Gaia energetically while providing us with practical skills , tools and knowledge . It stimulates the root chakra to bring about stability , trustworthiness and security in your life.

Smokey quartz comes in dark grey/black natural brown or yellow.

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Olivia spends her time writing about topics such as meditation, aromatherapy, yoga, astrology and natural healing. Olivia's blog is a place to find love for oneself through the practice of self-care.

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