Meditation, Essential oils, Crystal healing: Our self-care and healing has taken a very traditional turn in the last couple decades, as people revisit these ancient anecdotes for emotional and spiritual issues. As the side-effects of pharmaceuticals become more and more serious, people are looking to realign their energies in drug free ways, in order to try to overcome stress, increase focus, and repel toxic energy. Crystal healing has become one of the most popular practices. It’s making a New Age resurgence in major cities and the fashion and beauty industries. But what is crystal healing? What place does crystal healing have in our modern world?
So, what is crystal healing? Well, let’s first go through what it is not. Crystal healing will not heal you if you cut your thumb. You should definitely not put rose quartz on your broken leg and hope for the best. However, are you hoping to increase your focus at work? Looking to conjure new love? ? Want to keep your relationship strong with your husband? Those are perfect situations for a little crystal healing!
Ok, back to what is crystal healing? Crystal healing has been traced back almost 6,000 years. Ancient Sumerians used crystals in their jewelry, or ground up and placed on their eyelids like eye shadow. They would use to this keep away negative energy, night terrors, and to attract positive energy and health. Ancient Greeks have also been documented as using crystal healing. In fact, crystal is from the Greek “ice”. This could be in reference to the way certain crystals can have an ice-like appearance. The Ancient Greeks would use stones for everything from war to the prevention of hang-overs. Modern crystal healing incorporates wearing, placing the crystal on specific areas of the body, placing the crystal around your home or car, using them in crystal elixirs, mediation, and even sleeping with them.
So, you’re a smart, modern individual, what could crystal healing really do for you? Anything! If you have been watching the news, or reading about the new scientific studies, then you know that everything, even in the negative space of an atom, has a force that surrounds it. Star Wars was right, and there is a Force. Even before Star Wars, and all the science though, those ancient people knew it too. Meditation is now a highly recommended psychological cleanser, and crystal healing is even being offered as a college course. Crystals can help in many aspects of your life, and we will be going into several in detail in other articles, so stay tuned!
There is a place for this practice in our modern society, especially since the basic human condition will never change. We will always need help focusing to pull in positive energy, and to keep negative energy away from us. We can be happier, healthier, and more balanced by inviting these majestic natural creations into our daily lives.