signal boost: Aries: Gems for the Inspirer by Spirit de la Lune

Aries season is almost past but the time for inspiration is always now. I’ve been thinking more and more about what correlations between the signs and crystals I could tap into so finding this post was perfect. They also do a wonderful breakdown of the distinctions of how Aries moves in Sun verses Moon signs before giving wonderful crystal suggestions for working with Aries.

Aries energy resonates with the first three chakras: Root, Sacral, and Solar because those are closely linked to the body and the natural primal instincts we have for surviving, creating, moving, and thriving – Aries feel most comfortable in these chakras! Working with the stones below can help Aries navigate the powerful energy always moving through them. Carry or wear these stones with you while the Moon is in Aries or anytime you need more energy, motivation, or courage!

More crystals and Aries tips at the original post here!

 image credit to Spirit De La Lune

Care & Charging of Your Crystals and Stones

These are my go to methods:

– Let them sit in sunlight and moonlight. Depending on the type moon (full, half, pisces, libra etc) you can even give particular intentions a boost.

– Bury them in salt.

– Wash them cool water.

– Bathe them in an herb infusion or tea. Bitter or sour to clean and cleanse (ex: lemon or pine). Sweet to bring intention (ex: lavender or clove). Hot to activate (ex: ginger or chili).

– Surround in smoke. Dried Herbs are most often used- like sage, palo santo, or rosemary. Prepare your herb bundles for your intentions, for example: burn sweet herbs like lavender for sweet intentions. Incense is a useful alternative. Be careful.

– Store next to medium to large-sized selenite; ask the selenite to keep your stones clear. Selenite is excellent as it is a self-clearing stone.

– Breathe on your crystals. Blowing a cool slow breath with your intentions after one of these or even just because activates your crystals and stones to you.

Power Crystals Evolution

Sometime back, I created a chart for myself to check in with what crystals move energy best for me, my power crystals so to speak. It is interesting to see what has changed, and what hasn’t. In fact, I’m thinking of doing this with herbs.

For example, I’m working with amethyst now! That was such a journey, let me tell you. I also have this one piece of Citrine, that at this point I should just name, which is used for just about everything I do (Maferefun Oshun!).

MY WORKING ENERGY CHART

ENERGY SPACE STONE
CROWN QUARTZ; SELENITE; BLUE CALCITE
THIRD EYE AMETHYST; CITRINE
THROAT LAPIS LAZULI; BLUE CALCITE
HEART ROSE QUARTZ; CITRINE
SOLAR CITRINE
SACRAL CITRINE; BLOODSTONE
ROOT HEMATITE; TEKTITE

It’s always important for healers to be aware of the medicine that works best for them. What are your power crystals?

 

Abundant Citrine

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Sit with Oshun a while, shine love and abundance on your womb, mind, and heart.

Citrine is a stone of confidence, courage, love, luck, and sweetness. It inspires an attitude of prosperity and abundance pulling you away from a lack mentality. Lovely citrine reminds you that you are abundant, worthy, and loved. It urges you to be more conscious of the way you move in the world, helping you move past negation and limitation. Activate your confidence! Citrine comes to help move you into your power.

Wrap in copper to boost vibration.

5 Crystals That Work Great with Teachers/Professors/Tutors/Educators

Doing some research for myself, and figured why not make a note of it and share. These are good stones to have on your person as you teach or if possible set a piece on your desk or bookshelf in your office or classroom. You’ll find it no surprise that all these stones either work with heart or throat space.

ROSE QUARTZ
Probably the most obvious crystal I could pick out. I wouldn’t select it for my own use as I invoke its use for self-love and working gently with myself, but this is the ultimate stone of love, nurturing, and compassion. Activate your heart space gently with this beautiful stone.

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FLUORITE

One of my favorite stones to work with- I use often for tarot. It’s properties are more commonly used in offices and schools though as it is good for promoting focus and getting in touch with your inner discernment and wisdom. A great stone to keep in your space.

BLUE CALCITE
Open up communication with blue calcite. A great stone to help you find the right words, as is so often necessary in the daily life of an educator. It also calms spastic energies and anxieties around speaking and communicating, for example when you’re about to make a speech.

PREHNITE

I was recently introduced to this stone by my sister. A beautiful green stone she recommended for opening up to new opportunities and new spaces. It also works to help you keep focus and settle the chatter in your mind, improving concentration, great for educational tasks.

TIGER EYE

An excellent stone to merge and enhance your sense of will and sharpness of mind. Opens your mind and helps when you seek out clarity of purpose. The gold version is very common and works well but try blue tiger eye for an extra kick.

Power Crystals

It’s always good to be aware of what works for you. I decided to do a layout of what kind of crystals work for my different energy points to start with.

MY WORKING ENERGY CHART

CHAKRA STONE
CROWN ISIS POINT QUARTZ; SELENITE
THIRD EYE MOONSTONE; HOWLITE
THROAT LAPIS LAZULI
HEART ROSE QUARTZ; UNAKITE
SOLAR TIGER EYE
WOMB CARNELIAN
ROOT OBSIDIAN; HEMATITE