personal revelation and spiritual lessons

Sometimes the most obvious thing eludes us… I’ve known for many years that when we hold a strong judgment about something (or of ourselves or our feelings about it) that it creates a sort of veil that makes it difficult to recognize it within ourselves. That is one of the …

crystals for stress relief

In this post you will find my suggestions on the best crystals for stress and how to use gemstones to reduce anxiety. Stress and anxiety seem to be a growing issue among people, affecting a lot of children and teenagers as well. Many people are now turning to more holistic …

crystals for transforming fear into courage

Sometimes in life, we come into situations that require us to seek and face the truth and to courageously stand for what is right and true for us. We are currently being challenged, not only personally but globally, to face inconvenient realities, to pause and reassess our lives, our values, …

how to choose your gemstones for the day

If you are starting to grow a little collection of gemstones that you like to carry on you, you may sometimes wonder which one(s) to pick when getting dressed and ready. How to use your intuition to select your healing crystals There is a little trick I like teaching people …

healing crystals for protection

A lot of people come to the store looking for crystals for protection. Although black tourmaline is often the recommended gemstone for protection, there are many options to choose from. Some might be better suited for you than others, depending on the situation and the underlying energies contributing to the …

50 ways to use crystals and gemstones

If you are just starting to get curious and interested in crystals and gemstones you may wonder how to use them. As far as I am concerned there is no right way to use crystals and gemstones, it’s just a matter of doing what works for you. However, as you …

gemstones for honouring the earth

With spring arriving and March 20th being International Earth Day, this month’s theme is about honouring the earth and nature. I find that so many questions can be answered when we spend time contemplating nature (and how everything works in harmony when there is no (human) external influence or when …

finding your spiritual ideal

With spiritual growth, we are not working on material goals and achievements, but on personal betterment. And through improving ourselves emotionally, mentally and spiritually, achieving material goals may arise as a result. By releasing the resistance we hold in our being at the energetic and spiritual levels we are able …