Physical Healing and Well-Being – Crystal Energy Healing http://www.crystalenergy.org Wed, 29 Nov 2017 18:19:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.4 Crystals for Insomnia and Sleeplessness http://www.crystalenergy.org/crystal-use/crystals-for-insomnia-sleeplessness/ http://www.crystalenergy.org/crystal-use/crystals-for-insomnia-sleeplessness/#respond Tue, 08 Mar 2011 21:08:00 +0000 Almost everyone suffers from insomnia at some point or another. Some of us struggle with it on a regular basis, while others may have problems sleeping only occasionally. Not getting enough sleep drains us physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. We need to recharge every night in order to […]

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Almost everyone suffers from insomnia at some point or another. Some of us struggle with it on a regular basis, while others may have problems sleeping only occasionally. Not getting enough sleep drains us physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. We need to recharge every night in order to feel balanced, positive, and healthy.

There are a variety of influences which can contribute to insomnia. For example, if we drink caffeine or alcohol too close to bedtime, it may prevent us from falling asleep. These types of things we can control, if we decide to. However, other factors can be much more difficult to pinpoint and control, such as negative thoughts and energy. Crystals can be effective tools for helping to bring our minds and bodies into balance, allowing us to fall asleep easier.

Insomnia and Negative Energy

If you are attempting to treat insomnia using crystals, the first thing that you need to do is eliminate any negative energy located in your head and channel it away. Much of the worry, stress, and anxiety we feel are rooted in obsessive and repetitive thinking. As you probably have experienced, this type of repeating pattern of thoughts is one of the main causes of insomnia and sleeplessness. Obsessive thinking causes our psyche to become chaotic, preventing the calm state of mind required for sleep. We need to fix this by grounding our energies and eliminating negative energies.

Some of the best crystals and stones for grounding include black tourmaline, smoky quartz, pyrite and hematite. Using these crystals will allow you to drain the negative energy out of your head and channel it into the Earth.

Crystals and Stones for Insomnia

Just as with choosing crystals and stones for other purposes, crystals that you are going to use to help with insomnia should be chosen based on your intuitive feelings at the time. The specific causes of insomnia can vary widely, so the best crystal for the job may vary as well. If you find a stone that works well for you, it is likely to work for you again, but not always.

Identifying the underlying causes of your insomnia can be helpful for choosing the right stone for your situation. However, listening to your intuition and feelings often brings the best results. Most of the time, if you open up your feelings, the crystal that you need will make itself apparent.

That being said, there are some stones that are generally considered to be more effective for insomnia or sleeplessness based in specific causes. We’ve listed some of the most common causes of insomnia, along with crystals and stones that are well-suited to address those causes.

Insomnia Causes by Nightmares

Good crystals to use if you suffer from recurring nightmares or fearful dreams include:

Insomnia Due to Feeling Insecure or Afraid

Useful crystals for those who can’t sleep because of strong feelings of insecurity or fear include:

  • Angelite
  • Calcite
  • Kunzite

Insomnia Due to Chaotic or Obsessive Thoughts

If, like many people, you have a hard time falling asleep due to having repetitive or obsessive thoughts, the following stones can be particularly effective:

  • Hematite
  • Howlite
  • Smoky Quartz
  • Lithium Quartz
  • Lepidolite

Crystals that are General Sleep Aids

There are a number of crystals and stones which are widely used as general sleep aids and cures for insomnia. Some of the most effective crystals to help you relax and fall asleep include:

  • Amethyst
  • Rose Quartz
  • Clear Quartz
  • Ammonite
  • Nephrite Jade
  • Aquamarine
  • Blue Topaz
  • Celestite

Conclusion

Although we have found these crystals to be some of the most effective for helping to fight insomnia, there are many crystals that have properties that could help you sleep better. If you have had success with a particular stone or crystal, share your experience in the comments below.

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Amethyst Crystals for Healing Headaches http://www.crystalenergy.org/amethyst/amethyst-crystals-for-healing-headaches/ http://www.crystalenergy.org/amethyst/amethyst-crystals-for-healing-headaches/#respond Thu, 16 Dec 2010 23:01:00 +0000 http://www.crystalenergy.org/uncategorized/healing-headaches-with-amethyst-crystals/ Amethyst is a purple crystal and is popularly thought to have a balancing effect. Small amethyst crystals can be found for as cheap as 50 cents a piece. Amethyst, which has powerful healing properties, is a type of quartz, related to rose quartz and blue quartz. The following […]

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Amethyst is a purple crystal and is popularly thought to have a balancing effect. Small amethyst crystals can be found for as cheap as 50 cents a piece. Amethyst, which has powerful healing properties, is a type of quartz, related to rose quartz and blue quartz.

The following method of relieving headaches requires the use of three amethyst crystals:

Lie down on a comfortable surface, such as a couch or bed. Ensure that you have enough space to be fully stretched out, and that the room is a comfortable temperature. Playing relaxing music or nature sounds at a low volume can help to enhance the healing process.

Take two of the amethyst crystals and place them at either side of your neck, just above the collar bone. Both crystals should point upwards. Place the third amethyst on the center of your forehead – also pointing upward. This placement should help relieves tension and balance the energies around the neck and head.

Now close your eyes and take deep slow breaths through the nose. Hold your breath for a couple of seconds before slowly exhaling out of your mouth. Continue to repeat this pattern of breathing while picturing yourself from above your body. Visualize a purple, healing glow is emanating from the amethyst crystals. Visualize this gentle glow surrounding your neck and head. Continue to breathe in this healing energy and release any pain or stress with every exhalation.

Your headache should begin to subside in a few minutes, leaving you feeling more calm and relaxed, and headache-free.

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