Crystals can be a great tool for those who wish to change their lives and improve the way they treat themselves and others. The use of crystals for shifting spiritually and mentally is just one way that many people find helpful in moving towards this goal. Crystals have been used as remedies for ailments and as tools for transformation since ancient times.
There are many different types of crystals that can be used, depending on what it is one hopes to accomplish by their use. However, the following list contains some of the most popular types of crystals used for shifting spiritually and mentally.
Amethyst is the crown chakra stone of spirituality. It has a high vibration of peace and serenity. This stone helps to release stress and anxiety while staying more focused on your goals. It can eliminate headaches caused by migraines or hangovers. This crystal also enhances mental focus during meditation or reflection time that allows more flexibility in thinking patterns.
Azurite is the third eye chakra stone which connects to the throat chakra while balancing it out for clearer communication of both your intuitive and internal voice. It helps visualize while still using your common sense in practical matters, letting go of harmful habits or toxic relationships while being more respectful with yourself and others. This stone enhances self-awareness, improves dream recall, helps with allergies brought on by anxiousness, fear, grief or psychic overload plus helps with mental focus during meditation time.
Calcite is the root chakra stone of being grounded to Mother Earth while reaching up towards the higher universal deities. It helps with feeling more optimistic about any situation you are put in, increases awareness of psychic abilities and strengthens your aura protection. This stone aids in concentration during meditation time by calming all outside distractions while finding peace of mind or body through meditation or prayer time.
A stone of transformation, Datolite connects to the heart chakra while it assists in finding your true purpose or passion through clearing away old energy that you may be holding on to. This makes space for new ideas and possibilities while opening up more opportunities. It enhances self-confidence, inspires creativity while aiding in mental focus during meditation time with less outside distractions or stressors coming into your awareness during meditation or prayertime.
Fluorite is the throat chakra stone of speaking your truth with kindness and clarity. This crystal can help find balance between spiritual and mental affairs while finding your mental focus during meditation or prayer time becoming easier to redirect away from worry, doubt or fear. It enhances psychic abilities such as telepathy, clairaudience (clear hearing), clairsentience (clear feeling) and also strengthens intuition that helps you make educated choices for yourself and others.
A stone of peace, Jade is the heart chakra stone of unconditional love. It balances yin and yang energies while finding spiritual balance between your higher self (spirit) and lower self (body). This crystal enhances communication between the physical body and subtle bodies. It helps find mental focus during meditation or prayer time by calming outside distractions coming into your awareness while still staying focused on your meditative or prayertime topic.
Lepidolite is an emotional balancer stone that can be used with any chakra to ease anxiety, fear or depressive feelings. This stone is great for sensitive people who are overwhelmed easily by their environments while remaining gentle themselves. Lepidolite enhances creativity while improving mental focus during meditation or prayer time by calming any worries, fears or anxieties that can be distracting, allowing for more concentration to find inner-peace.
A grounding stone of protection, Obsidian is the root chakra stone helping with awareness of your own mood swings and emotions while protecting against outside influences. This gives you a clearer idea on which direction to take in order to achieve what you truly want out of life without letting negative circumstances affect you too much. It also assists in finding mental clarity through meditation or prayertime due to the calming effects it has on worry, doubt or fear that may come into your consciousness during meditative or prayertime time.
Olivine is the heart chakra stone of receiving and sending love with ease. This stone brings about peace and harmony, while enhancing spiritual connection between your higher self (spirit) and lower self (body). It helps bring mental clarity during meditative or prayertime by calming worrisome thoughts that would usually be distracting, allowing for more concentration on your topic at hand.
A master healing crystal known for amplifying energy and intention, Quartz is the crown chakra stone of higher consciousness. This stone enhances intuition to help you make better choices for your highest good while purifying any negative energies surrounding it. It helps with finding mental clarity through meditation or prayer time by calming outside distractions coming into your awareness you can stay focused on what you are meditating or prayering about.
The heart chakra stone of unconditional love, Rose Quartz enhances creativity while balancing masculine and feminine energies especially in your own life while surrounding yourself with like-minded people who share your same goals. This crystal assists with finding mental clarity during meditation or prayer time by calming outside distractions coming into your awareness while staying focused on what you are meditating or prayering about.
Spirit Quartz/Cactus Quartz
A master healer known for its ability to combine many different vibrations together, Spirit quartz can be used in all chakra areas to harmonize the energy needed that particular area, particularly the high heart (thymus) chakra that brings understanding on how to let go of hurtful things you have experienced in the past. This crystal helps with finding mental clarity during meditation or prayer time by calming outside distractions coming into your awareness while still staying focused on whatever topic you are meditating or prayering about.
A self-esteem booster known to create gentleness, Unakite is the sacral chakra stone of emotional manifestation that brings courage and confidence to speak out. It enhances creativity while allowing for better decision making in life without worrying too much about long term effects due to short-term pleasure seeking. This stone assists with staying focused on what you are meditating or prayering about without being distracted by outside sources coming into your consciousness.
Zebra Marble/Dendritic Quartz
Clarity and focus: This stone can be used to unblock the mind and is excellent for those that need more mental clarity. It can help with learning new information as well as enhancing memory and logical thinking. Zebra Marble has a powerful effect on the brain, calming overactive thoughts and allowing you to feel more centered and grounded. This stone assists in finding mental clarity through meditation or prayer time by calming outside distractions coming into your awareness while staying focused on what you are meditating or prayering about.