Crystals are powerful meditative tools, each with a unique purpose. Using crystals to guide your journaling is a way to form a deeper connection with your own intuition and the universe. If you're needing to cleanse, heal, or reconnect, crystals (along with journaling) can be a powerful way to refocus your energy.
Amethyst is one of the most spiritual stones. It enhances intuition, spirituality, and meditation. Amethyst helps develop a deeper understanding of life. This stone promotes mental clarity and helps curb addictive behavior.
To Journal: Stream of conscious thought. Focus on this crystal as you write your inner monologue. The amethyst will enhance your intuition and guide your pen.
2. Clear Quartz
Quartz is the most powerful healing stone on Earth. Clear Quartz is an energy amplifier which connects you to the universe. Quartz has the ability to clear your mind negative energy so you can achieve higher spiritual communication.
To Journal: As you focus on this crystal, Let out your negative feelings. For each negative thought, send three positives truths into the universe by writing those in your journal as well. Release the negative, and hold tight to the truths. Ex:
Negative Thought - I am not a good enough mother.
1. My son is happy and thriving.
2. My son loves me just the way I am.
3. I am worthy of motherhood.
3. Rose Quartz
Rose Quartz is the stone of unconditional love. It opens the heart chakra, and teaches us to love ourselves. It is a healing stone, which can be used to reduce stress and instill a sense of calm. Rose Quartz is most powerful in matters of the heart.
To Journal: While focusing on this crystal, meditate on all the wonderful things that exist because of you. Make a list of all the lives you have positively touced, the good you bring to the world, and all the awesome and unique elements that make you who you are.
Aquamarine is the sapphire of the sea. Like the mighty ocean, Aquamarine represents a relaxing calm as well as exhilaration. It is a cleansing stone, which encourages you to let go of the past, and live in the present. Aquamarine inspires trust.
To Journal: With the energy of this crystal influencing your hand, take notice of all the wonderful and awesome events happening in your presence right this very second. Take note of the little sensations, and truly appreciate the present.
Example: The sound the keys make when typing. The way the sunset is amplified by the storm clouds outside my window. The comfort my cat provides as he's cuddled in my lap. The silence of my son fast asleep. The smell of my lavender candle.