It’s March. Spring is around the corner. By now a lot of people are feeling the effects of cabin fever. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for winter to be over!
Many people believe in the healing effects of gemstones. Whether it’s metaphysical properties of the gems, or being inspired by the myriad colours, textures and sparkle of the stones, they certainly seem to have an effect on us. So without further ado, here’s my top 5 list of gemstones that will help kick those winter blues. Click on any of the images to link to the matching Etsy post!
Beat seasonal depression with bright, sunny citrine, November’s birthstone. Citrine attracts positive energy, and is a stone that fosters joy, optimism, and hope. As a bonus, citrine is also known as the stone of prosperity!
Carnelian is said to encourage initiative and stimulate creativity. It boosts inner concentration and replaces negative energy with positive.
3. Lapis Lazuli
Suffering from a little cabin fever? Lapis lazuli is reported to release stress and bring inner peace and tranquility.
If winter leaves you hiding inside, try wearing some garnet, January’s birthstone. Garnet negates loneliness and isolation, and is the stone of passion and courage. It also helps bring out your best qualities for others to see.
Feeling irritable? Try wearing soothing aventurine. This soft green gemstone relieves anxiety and calms the emotions. It is also said to draw opportunities to its bearer.