Some crystals do well in the sun, others do not. We have discussed cleansing your stones which you can check out here. When it comes to charging them and bringing their energy back to 100% there are many methods. Today I want to focus on charging them with the sun's energy. Some stones really thrive with the energy of the sun. After cleansing and smudging them, you can find a place outside or on a window sill that will give partial shade. Place your stones there and then welcome and thank the sun for giving you it's energy in order to charge your crystals. Then leave them there for a little bit. There is no set time. Use your intuition. After you are ready to pick up the crystals, feel the energy of your crystal! Doesn't it feel amazing?
Some crystals do not do well in the sun. Make sure to keep them out of it's light. They can fade, become weak or brittle. These stones are Aventurine, Amethyst, Aquamarine,Beryl, Citrine, Kunzite,Sapphire, Fluorite, Rose Quartz, Smokey Quartz, Amber and Opal.
So let's talk about some of the crystals we should carry around this summer!
- Citrine- This stone carries the power of the sun. It is warming and energizing. It energizes every level of your life and promotes high creativity. A Citrine stone is said to encourage you to live your life to the fullest. Natural Citrine helps with stamina and energy. This will help if you enjoy doing a lot of activities in the summer time.
- Sunstone- Named specifically after the sun, this stone brings a allows for a connection to light. It is said that this stone carries the energy of Ra, the sun god. According to lore it is his energy that brings all life from within the earth. The stone carries the qualities of light, such as warmth, strength and clarity. It focuses on the regenerative power of the sun, so use it a lot when you're outside. If you are needing a pick me up and to boost your enthusiasm when it is lacking, then this is the stone for you.
- Tiger's Eye- This crystal focuses on combining both the earth's energy and the sun's energy. This stone has an awesome high vibration, but also works to ground you all at the same time.Another stone to help with creativity, this stone also helps to give you courage and self confidence. So wear this, when you are in a bathing suit, short shorts or a pretty summer dress. You deserve to have confidence!
- Carnelian- Since the summer time is all about unleashing your creativity, it is a good idea to keep a piece of Carnelian near by. This stone is all about keeping you energized and happy. Since the summer time usually brings out bold colours in both makeup and fashion, pair this stone with it and it will help to make you feel bold and powerful as well. When vacations have left you with little motivation to go back to work, carry this piece and it will help to motivate and take action towards your goals.
- Labradorite- This powerful stone is also great for the summer time. It helps your imagination and allows you to be more creative. This stone is another confidence booster! It helps to also reduce your stress levels and that is what the summer time is all about. Relaxation and stress relief!
No matter the crystal you decide to carry with you, enjoy your summer. This season is all about taking it easy, enjoying life and being with friends and family. Make sure you take this time to do all three. Trust me your mind, body and spirit will thank you for it.
What stones are you carrying with you this season? Let us know in the comment section below!