We all know confidence is important, it encourages everything we do.
Whatever you maybe working towards or wanting in your life, confidence really is the key to help you achieve the goals you need to achieve.
Sometimes though, our self-esteem can drop when something happens or someone has said something that has made you feel a little insecure or sad, obviously you should be aware when you feel these dips in the road as they are valuable life lessons, but we all need a little help sometimes, so here we are! If you follow our Instagram or have read our blog posts before you know we love our crystals, not only are they beautiful but crystals are said to help to relieve certain ailments such as anxiety, depression and insomnia and even physical ailments such as digestive problems, they are fab!
So, we have for you today 5 crystals that will help give your confidence a boost! Do you own any of these crystals? If so, give them a go, take them with you when your feeling your confidence is lacking a little bit.
Such a gorgeous crystal, Carnelian has been used for centuries as spiritual talismans for bravery, power and fearlessness.
It can be found in many places all over the world, but some of the finest Carnelian crystals are from India.
The ancient Greeks and Roman Egyptians were also a fan of carnelian using it in jewellery, the Egyptian goddess Isis used Carnelian to protect their dead on their journey into the afterlife, and Western and Arabic history has linked Carnelian with Kings, health and good luck!
The benefits for Carnelian are
boost of confidence
Boosts fertility and sexuality
Helps you make better life choices
Help stimulate creativity (great for actors or musicians)
Banishes emotional negativity and anger
Sharpens your concentration.
If you are already a fan of crystals, you probably already have a rose quartz in your collection. Rose quartz is an amazing starter crystal and is known as the crystal of universal and unconditional love. Even though rose quartz is not technically act on confidence it is absolutely amazing for self love, which IS an important element of confidence! If you struggle to love yourself, you will most likely struggle to feel confident in yourself, your choices and your ability to achieve your goals.
Rose quartz has been found in jewellery dating back to 7000 BC! According to Greek legend, Rose quartz was formed when Ares, God of War attacked the (Goddess of Love ) Aphrodite's lover Adonis and their blood stained the white Quartz pink to create Rose quartz. Zeus took pity on the lovers and returned Adonis to Aphrodite for 6 months of the year.
The benefits of Rose Quartz are
Promotes self healing and self love
Known as the stone of unconditional love
Creates a calm atmosphere, dispelling negativity
Fortifies relationships and promotes forgiveness
Encourages self forgiveness, self trust and self worth.
Amazonite actually has the nickname "the stone of hope", it is known to bring balance to chaotic emotion, spiritual uncertainty and chaotic emotion.
Amazonite gets it's name from the Amazon Rivers (although no deposits of Amazonite have ever been found in the Amazon), as you can see it is absolutely beautiful and aesthetically reminiscent of calm, still waters. Amazonite will provide a sense of stability and balance, allowing you to pursue your aspirations with clarity and certainty.
It is said to have been used as far back as the 10th century BC by the semi-mythical Amazons - a tribe of powerful female warriors, who wore it as part of their shields.
The benefits of Amazonite are
Soothes trauma and calms the soul
Promotes harmony and balance
Helps you to express your own thoughts and set clear boundaries
Helps you to see from other peoples point of view
Encourages tidiness and boosts creativity
Tiger's eye is regarded as one of the best crystals for self-confidence, eliminating irrational fears and drowning out self-criticism. It is a great stone to keep on you during times of personal challenges and when confidence is running low.
The Egyptians believed it symbolised divine vision and so gave the statues of their gods eyes made of Tiger's Eye. It was believed to combine the power of their sun god Ra and earth god Geb. The Romans also loves Tiger's Eye and would carry it with them into battle to give themselves courage and to deflect weapons. The Chinese believe Tiger's Eye would restore balance of the Yin and Yang energies, and they linked it with their sacred animal the Tiger.
Benefits of Tiger's Eye
Strong protection and grounding
Promotes trust and common sense, slows energy down
Aids intuition and courage, boosts confidence
Increases awareness and understanding
Can aid in relieving fear worry and depression
Other than being absolutely stunning, Sodalite is believed to enhance your innate human intuition, guiding you with certainty in the face of daunting challenges. It's amazing effect on emotional balance and intuition makes it a great stone for confidence, giving you an improved sense of self-assurance and stability.
Sodalite was technically discovered in Greenland in 1806 but ancient civilisations such as the Peruvians traded Sodalite as far back as 2600 BC. It gets it's names from the sodium rich magmas from which is crystallised.
Benefits of Sodalite are
Increases wisdom and insight
Improves listening and speaking skills and organisation
Helps communicate feelings
Stimulates ideas, perceptions and creative expression
Helps with oversensitivity, confusion, inadequacy and fear.
We really hope you enjoyed learning about what crystals can help you with your confidence, if there is any others you would like us to cover let us know!
Love & Light
The Spiritual Mamas x