With 2020 right around the corner, many people are busy writing down new year resolutions and committing to changes that will challenge themselves in the coming year. When it comes to using crystals for new year resolutions, the two-step method of “detox then advance” will be the key. Blue kyanite and clear quartz crystals are trusted to be the detox crystals, while amazonite and citrine crystals are believed to be the best advance crystals.
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Rose quartz, characterised by its gentle pink, near translucent look, is trusted to be the ultimate love and romance crystal. Said to heal and open the heart, carrying a soft feminine energy of compassion and comfort, rose quartz stones are frequently carried by women of all ages. Rose quartz is also perceived to be a stone that promotes self-love.
Among the many “abilities” crystals are thought to have, attracting abundance and wealth is one of their most commonly-believed powers. For example, citrine is said to be one of the more powerful wealth-related crystals. Citrine’s “vibrations” are believed to strengthen aggressive tendencies in some people and should thus be avoided.
Believed to harness the energies of Mother Earth, crystals have been used since the Stone Age for a variety of purposes such as a protection against unseen “evils”, bringing in new opportunities, and even influencing emotions. Often used in crystal healing, a pseudoscientific alternative healing and medicinal technique, these semi-precious stones’ alleged successes with the users are usually attributed to the placebo effect. Scientifically, crystals are ordered arrangement of atoms; minerals formed with a regular, consistent, 3D-patterned molecular structure.