Positivity, happiness and sometimes even just contentment are things that we all strive for in life - to just be joyful without any stimulus. But everyday worries, stresses and challenges can get in the way of achieving this happiness. So sometimes, we just need a little bit of cosmic help.
Picking the right crystals can help guide you around obstacles to your joy, relieve stress and when used correctly, can greatly improve your mood and boost happiness. So let’s dive right in and walk you through our top 7 picks for mood boosting crystals.
This zesty vibrant crystal is perfect for absorbing and dissipating negative energies, detoxing your body and energising your aura, ready to embrace new opportunities. It promotes optimism, boosts confidence and can be a perfect companion as you undertake a stressful week or looming project.
Citrine is one of the most thought of crystals for joy and happiness, not only because it helps to overcome fear, depression and phobias but also promotes joy, energy, optimism, and enthusiasm in every part of life, increasing self-esteem and self-worth and inspiring one to achieve their goals.
Is there anything this crystal cannot do? This Master Healer crystal amplifies and focuses energy, making it the perfect pair to any other crystal you’re working with. It is a pure and powerful energy source that produces a force field of healing negative ions whilst clearing the surroundings of positive ions, protecting the aura.
Clear Quartz balances out the whole body by activating and restoring all the chakras and purifies our mind, body and spirit. This powerhouse crystal is a must-have for any crystal collector.
The inclusion of this gorgeous stone on this list should come as no surprise to anyone who knows even the slightest bit about Amethyst. It has an incredibly calming energy that is perfect for soothing the mind and perfect for meditations. Not only that, Amethyst purifies the aura of negative energy and cultivates tranquility and stability, making it a natural stress reliever and mood stabiliser.
By clearing one's energy field of negative influence and attachments, Amethyst thereby facilitates the creation of an energetic "shield" - a field of spiritual Light around the body that wards off negativity in one's environment and guards against all types of suffering including spiritual assault and psychic attack. It’s known to help aid anxiety, depression, stress, sleep disorders and obsessive thoughts and behaviours. This one is a must-have as a mood booster.
The famous love stone is not exclusive to romantic love, but is a powerful stone for self-love and self-care. Rose Quartz brings love into every emotion, helping to dissipate negative emotions and promotes healing and compassion. It encourages self-worth and self-esteem, aiding in healing emotional wounds, and cleansing the entire auric field.
A perfect companion for mindfulness and meditation, Rose Quartz helps you slow down, calm your thoughts, stay present and calm an overactive mind. Open your heart to self-love, and happiness will definitely follow.
This bright energetic stone is known as a stone of truth and courage, which helps to boost confidence and self-assurance. It is known to promote universal love and compassion by healing and opening both the heart and throat chakras to enhance loving communication.
Amazonie helps to soothe and overcome worries, fears and stresses from emotional trauma by balancing yin and yang (masculine and feminine) energies and aligning the physical body with the etheric to maintain optimal health.
Lapis Lazuli is all about empowerment, boosting confidence, and dissolving self-doubt. This ancient stone helps to develop your intuition, tapping into your self-confidence and boosting self-knowledge. It also unveils inner truths, promotes self-awareness and the acceptance of that knowledge.
It is recommended by Buddhists to help you find inner peace and dispel negative thoughts - perfect for our road to happiness.
This highly sought after and beautiful crystal is perfect for mood stabilisation - carrying a calm, stable frequency that brings order and harmony to chaos and discordant energies, clearing them from your environment. Green Fluorite is known to calm an overactive mind, clearing your thoughts and helps you find order amongst chaos.
Green Fluorite can also clear mental fog, aid in decision making and quieten worry and anxiety. They always say that a calm mind makes for a happy mind
How to use these stones
It’s all well and good to know which stones to look for, but how they can bring about a change in our lives comes down to how we use them. Here are some of our favourite ways. (Make sure you always cleanse and program your crystals before using them).
- Carry them around with you in a small bag or pouch - perfect for a quick boost when you need them throughout your busy day
- Make an elixir, or in this case, happy juice!
- Meditate with your crystals - this can be the most powerful way to connect with your crystal’s energy. Not only has meditation been proven to boost mood and relieve stress, combined with the right crystals and you will be on the happiness express
- Wear the crystals as jewellery - an easier way of carrying your crystals around with you. Plus, happiness is the perfect accessory.
And don't forget, when one finds joy, sprinkle that joy everywhere you go!