Anxiety and depression are by far the most common mental illness affecting 5% of the U.S. population. Depression appears to be increasing at a rapid rate, and especially among youth. Although there is a stigma linked to depression, many ignore and avoid seeking medical help.
Working with the crystals for anxiety and depression can provide a holistic approach to help you cope with emotional imbalances. There are several crystals that can treat depression and anxiety.
Crystals that can help you overcome depression are the following:
- Rose Quartz: Allow the energy of love to heal your wounds. Learn to develop self-love and manage stress with this healing crystal.Rose quartz can help you open up your heart chakra so that you can receive the love of the universe and vibrate at a higher frequency. A daily meditation practice with Rose Quartz can help you hone self-love and create a stronger bond with your higher self. While you sit in mediation you will be able to hear the soft whispers of the heart. What is your higher self trying to tell you? Love is the way, open your heart to receive.
- Tigers Eye: Change your attitude towards life, allow the vibrational frequency of this crystal to clear your mind.
Tiger’s eye is commonly used for protection. Protect yourself against any negative thought patterns, or any negative energy that may be clouding your mind with this powerful stone. Tiger’s eye can promote mental clarity and help you release fear as well as reduce anxiety. You can wear it as a reminder that you are protected, and supported by the universe.
- Citrine: Introduce sunshine into your life. Strengthen your intuition and self-confidence. Whenever you feel downturn to citrine to lighten up your days!
Citrine raises self-esteem and self-worth. Let it serve as a reminder to you that you are worthy of joy and delight. Citrine can make you feel more motivated towards life and can promote true expression of the self. Meditate with citrine to welcome enthusiasm, happiness, and an abundance of contentment into your heart.
- Fluorite: Bring peace into your life and vibrate at a higher frequency with the powerful properties of this stone. The purifying effects of this stone help rejuvenate the mind and body.
Bring spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical balance and harmony into your life by meditating or wearing fluorite. This crystal has the potential to connect you to your higher self so that you can be the best version of yourself. Fluorite can give you the strength to work through adversities and can help purify your soul.
Meditate with Fluorite drawing your attention to the space between your eyebrows, your third eye chakra to help you see the bigger picture. What can you do to shift your energy or your outlook?
- Angelite: Revel in serenity, inner peace and a sense of calm. Reduce emotional traumas, anxiety, and stress with the soothing energy of Angelite.
Angelite can help you align your Throat Chakra, Third Eye Chakra, and Crown Chakra. This stone can help you get rid of any fear, anger, and anxiety, and transform those feelings into hope and serenity.