'it is very important to note that before using, touching, interacting or ingesting any crystals or crystal remedies, you should always consult your doctor. crystal therapy is not a replacement for medical advice, practices or prescriptions. crystals work in tandem with physical care.'
three of ten people experience a depressive episode in their lives in response to major dramatic life events - losses, major life changes, abuses, traumas, stress or diseases.
The signs of depression can manifest on the:
- physical level - sleeping problems, loss of appetite, fatigue, self negligence, loss of sexual appetite.
- psychological level - loss of interest, poor concentration, negative thoughts, excessive worrying, sadness.
when we are feeling down or depressed, our vibration is low & crystals can help us elevate it. while professional help is essential in severe depression, few people know that the crystals & stones can be helpful to deal with the signs of depression.
● carnelian - this stone with a vibrant orange-red colour restores vitality & motivation, promotes positive life choices, helps dispel depression, mental lethargy, & apathy. carnelian is useful for overcoming any kind of abuse & negative conditioning. calms rage, anger & help us transform negative emotions in the pure joy of life.
● smoky quartz - this crystal is known as one of the most powerful purifying & grounding stones. it soothes fear, apathy, anxiety & helps us to keep our energy level uplifted. it can be an excellent aid in coping with depression or repetitive suicidal thoughts.
● lepidolite - a beautiful lilac stone known as one of the best crystals for depression. it can dissipate negative thoughts & feelings, brings balance for those who tend to be excessively worried. lepidolite can be an efficient aid in dealing with depression by awakening self-confidence & self-care.
● jasper - widely recognised as the "supreme nurturer", jasper can be an excellent support through difficult times. jasper can be found in various colours, all beautiful & vibrant. this gentle stone promotes courage, dynamism & self- confidence. it dispels any kind of negativity and awakens the joy of life. it is an excellent stone for those who are dealing with depression, helping them learn to accept, appreciate & enjoy the present moment.
● obsidian - this black beauty is a powerful, protective stone, it can be a valuable help against emotional negativity. it promotes inner strength & clarity of mind that can help to overcome the signs of depression.
● angel aura - this soft crystal is also known as opal aura. it's one of the best crystals to use when we feel down, lonely, & unloved. angel aura helps us to lift our spirit & transform any kind of negativity by elevating our vibration.
● citrine - when we feel down & sad we definitely need citrine's uplifting energy. this bright yellow crystal brings enthusiasm, optimism, motivation & joy. It is the perfect stone for those who struggle with depression, having suicidal thoughts, helping them find the meaning of their lives, appreciate & enjoy life again.
● malachite - this beautiful green stone is valued since ancient times. energy healers use it because it can be a great aid in balancing mood swings. it is a healing stone for the emotional level, that can help us to release past traumas. malachite is excellent for those who struggle with depression, it brings acceptance & peace.
● clear quartz - the "master healer" clear quartz crystal is often paired with other crystals & stones to enhance their properties. according to crystal therapists, clear quartz balances & regenerates our being on all levels - physical, emotional, mental & spiritual. it is a powerful cleansing & balancing crystal & it can be used paired with other stones to help those who are coping with depression
● tigers eye - when we feel down & in need of a power boost, this golden-brown stone is the best choice. it can help us release anxiety, self-doubt, & insecurity. tiger's eye awakens self-confidence, dynamism & optimism.