It’s True! Evidence That Thoughts Shape Reality

Is there any scientific evidence that shows our thoughts directly influence our physical reality and surroundings? Actually, there is - and this unique research was conducted in the 1990's by a Japanese author and researcher, Dr. Masaru Emoto. Dr. Emoto believed, and set out to prove, that human consciousness affects the molecular structure of water.  So, what does this mean?  Consider this: half of the Earth and three-quarters of the human body are made of water. If human consciousness changes the molecular structure of water; it follows that our thoughts do shape our physical reality.  Dr. Emoto's research provides photographic evidence


How to Use Stones for Healing

Stones can be used as an aid for all types of healing - mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. All aspects of our being are intimately connected, whether we perceive it or not. When we focus on healing one area, the other corresponding aspects respond in kind. Have you ever felt sadness after going through something traumatic and noticed that you physically felt heavier, particularly in the chest area? Perhaps it felt hard to take a breath, or like a weight was sitting on your chest. The feeling of a “broken heart” is actually your heart center or heart chakra. The


Different Pendulums and Their Uses

Pendulums are a very versatile tool for personal growth and consciousness expansion.  They're easy to learn, can travel with you anywhere, and can be used for self-hypnosis, energy healing, meditation and divination. In this article you'll learn different pendulums and their uses. Pendulums are made from many materials, from beautiful woods like Coconut, to semi-precious gemstones and metals.  Each material provides unique properties that can intensify the work you do with your pendulum.  When choosing a pendulum(s), consider the primary goals you have for it and choose materials that will best enhance those practices. For energy healing practices, a pendulum



With specimens that have dated back almost 2 billion years, Shungite is indeed a very ancient, and powerful, stone.  It is also quite rare, found only in the Karelia region in Russia. It's origins are very mysterious and no consensus has been reached by scientists as to how it came to exist on Earth.  Theories abound, from it being the remains of ancient sea life that no longer exist today, to the possibility that it came here via meteorites.  It's history, mystery and age alone make it a truly special stone to add to your collection, but it is also


Rose Quartz: The Stone of Unconditional Love

Rose Quartz, also known as love stone or pink quartz, is easily recognizable by it's beautiful pink color. The hues range from very pale almost white, to deeper, almost red tones. In jewelry making, the darker pink shades are considered more rare and valuable, but any shade of rose quartz can be used for healing energy work. Rose Quartz is used to open, clear and balance the heart chakra;  the energy center that focuses on all types of love.  Rose quartz is said to enhance feelings of acceptance, unconditional love and to promote healing from grief and emotional traumas.  It can


5 Must Have Spiritual Tools

Here are 5 must have spiritual tools: Many people choose to create a space in their home that allows them to reconnect spiritually, a personal oasis or spiritual sanctuary, where it's possible to release the cares of the world and reconnect with Spirit. Creating a personal space for quiet reflection is a great way to enrich your life with a higher sense of purpose and meaning. Every sanctuary is highly personal, but there are several tools that can enhance the receptivity and positive energy of any sacred space. 5 Must Have Spiritual Tools Prayer Banners A prayer banner is a simple,


The Healing Power of Crystals

Since ancient times, many cultures have used crystals, stones and minerals for healing rituals.  Many people are instinctively drawn to stones from a young age, often not understanding the deeper reason why. I remember as a child visiting some local caves with my family.  I was absolutely mesmerized by the rocks and formations, so much so that the adults were chuckling about no longer needing to buy toys – they could simply bring me shiny rocks.  Years later, I am still drawn to many stones and crystals, and today I understand the reasons why. Crystals in particular are able to


How to Use a Healing Wand

Healing wands are used to draw in and direct healing energies to specific areas of the body.  They come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are made from various healing stones and crystals.  Some wands are pointed at one end and rounded at the other; while others may feature points at both ends. They can be smooth or faceted, and most often have a polished finish. The long cylinder of the wand is used to draw energy in and direct it in a straight line.  The point guides  the gathered energy into a specific location.  Wands can be used


Crystals for Protection

There are a variety of stones and crystals that can be used to offer protection against negative energies.  Whether you are facing the stress of dealing with a negative person, moving through a stressful change,  or the energies in your home or workplace have simply become stagnant, there are stones that can assist. Dealing with negative people can be exhausting mentally and emotionally and it's important to have the home be a safe space where you can recharge and heal.  Have you ever worked with someone who was incredibly negative and found that you had trouble letting go of that


Different Types of Crystals and Their Meanings

Scientifically, crystals are defined as solid substances having a naturally occurring geometric form. The atoms and molecules that form them are repeated in exactly the same way over and over, giving them their distinct, symmetrical appearance. Numerous types of crystals are formed naturally throughout the world and many different properties are associated with them. Here are some the most popular varieties and their meanings. Calcite is one of the most common specimens of crystal. It comes in a rock formation most often, where you can see all the naturally formed crystals within the center. They are formed when the ideal combination of water,


Worry Stones for Anxiety

Have you ever wondered how a worry stone works? Can it actually help reduce anxiety – or is it just a novelty item? It turns out,  psychological theory supports the use of worry stones.  According to the principles of cognitive behavior therapy, the use of a worry stone can be a healthy self-soothing exercise that can help counteract negative comforting habits like nail or lip biting for example. Worry stones are often used in combination with other relaxation exercises.  The presence of the stone serves as a reminder to use affirmations, visualization or other coping tools.  If you rub your worry


Properties of Black Tourmaline

Black Tourmaline is a powerful stone that has been used as a protective talisman since ancient times. In this article we will discuss some of the properties of black tourmaline. In some cultures, it was believed to protect against demonic activity and used to dispel all negative energies and counteract evil spells.  Today, it is used for spiritual protection, but is also said to help deflect self-destructive thoughts and emotions.  It can soothe the mind from anxiety and help prevent and relieve panic attacks.   Black tourmaline is also said to protect against negative atmospheric elements like radiation and pollutants given off


Crystals for Protection Against Negative Energy

Whenever we are around others; our energy or auric field is influenced by their energy, and our energy impacts others as well. Have you ever had a great conversation with friends filled with laughter and positive emotions? Did you notice how it elevated your mood and left you feeling energized? That's due in large part to the transference and sharing of energy. Unfortunately, the opposite is also true. When we are around people who are feeling angry, fearful, or sad those energies can penetrate the aura and drag us down. Have you ever dealt with a difficult co-worker or family member


June’s Birth Gemstone

June’s Birth Gemstone is Moonstone. It is a scared stone in India, and ancient Romans believed the stone  was made from moonlight. It is said that if you give your lover a piece of moonstone jewelry during a full moon, your relationship  will always have passion. Moonstone softens the ego, attracts harmony, receptivity and awareness. It brings emotional balance, enhances  intuition and good fortune. Moonstone when used in meditation allows one to see that which “is” thus enabling one to better understand the  self; it is a stone of inner growth and strength. Moonstone is generally recognized as a woman's stone


April’s Gemstones

Do you know what April's gemstones are? Gemstones have been considered as a source of power and healing since ancient times. Each stone is thought to possess its own unique power and vibration. Throughout the ages numerous customs and traditions have been established linking particular stones to the month of birth. These gemstones are called birthstones or natal stones. Diamonds and clear quartz belong to the month of April. April's Gemstones Clear quartz is a power stone. It helps concentration, increases inspiration and creativity. Clear quartz purifies the spiritual, mental, and physical plans, bringing an aura of protection. Use the


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