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Crystals for Self-Care

By Adrienne Goff, Crystal Healer at Nature's Treasures

In the busy, over scheduled modern era, self-care is not a luxury—it’s a necessity. Self-care can look like an afternoon of bubble baths and face masks. Stress relief and doing nice things for yourself is definitely a part of it. But it can also require digging deep, facing what isn’t working, and making difficult changes. Grab these four crystals if you need extra support in nurturing your well-being.

 Pink Opal: There is something extremely special, wholesome, and nurturing about the energy of Pink Opal. It looks like cotton candy, with the energetic frequency of an angelic hug—a refined, gentle but powerful vibration of total peace, love, and acceptance. If you have worked yourself into a state of anxiety, fear, panic, or overwhelm, Pink Opal will dissipate it and bring you back to a calm, centered space. It stabilizes a racing heart and erratic emotions. If you have deep emotional work to do, Pink Opal can clear the heart of old emotional wounds, traumas, and subconscious pain. It is perfectly suited to support sensitive souls and Empaths in keeping their hearts open, while processing and clearing any discordant energy they feel. It promotes lightness and joy, as well as cosmic and angelic connection.

Turquoise: This gorgeous, Caribbean-colored stone provides healing benefits for multiple levels of the being, making it an ideal self-care gem. Turquoise has a been called a master healer, and a stone of wholeness and well-being. It has a high copper content, which helps to remove stuck energy and blockages from all chakras and meridians, while enhancing energy flow and vitality. According to Melody, Turquoise strengthens the entire physical body and can help treat any disease or disorder. It also protects you from all forms of negative energy. It has a calming and balancing effect on the emotions, perfect for alleviating anxiety, depression, and stress. Turquoise perfects the throat chakra. It counteracts negative self-talk and encourages you to honestly express your truth, which can have profound healing effects. This stone helps you to let go of self-sabotage and negative ways of being, while inspiring you to resolve issues and create better life outcomes.

 Red Jasper: Jasper is known as the supreme nurturer, and it helps you to honor yourself more. This earthy stone has a grounding quality that assists you to take care of your physical life. It absorbs stress and negativity, clears the chakras and aura, and increases your stamina. Red Jasper helps you to set clear boundaries and to say no to obligations and requests that would negatively affect you. It increases your self-worth and encourages you to prioritize time for yourself and your needs. Red Jasper helps you to get real with yourself, enabling you to clearly see your problems and to find and enact the best solutions. It sharpens your mind, so that you become more organized and capable of completing the tasks on your plate. When you need help to calm down and relax, Red Jasper can soothe your emotions and spirit.

Blue Lace Agate: When life has piled on so much that you feel you have lost touch with your true self, Blue Lace Agate can restore you. According to, it functions as an energy filter for Empaths and sensitive souls who have a tendency to absorb and to become affected by outside energies. It has a pulsing vibration that removes negative and foreign energy from the aura, chakras, and tissues of the body. Simultaneously, it strengthens and harmonizes the energy waves that make up your physical, emotional, causal, and mental bodies. This brings your bio-system into greater coherence, resulting in improved health, well-being, and balance. It also strengthens your true, unique essence so that you can get in touch with your authentic feelings, needs, and ideas. Blue Lace Agate soothes and calms, filtering out excess energy in the nervous system so that you handle stress and emotional situations more effectively. It clears blockages related to judgment, repressed emotions, and communication. It can also help you to let go of the past and move forward, while improving decision-making and your relationships with others.

Buy these four supportive stones today to kick off your commitment to self-care.












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