Written By Liz Oakes
Using crystals for happiness may seem rather unusual if you are not a crystal lover, but many crystals embody an energy that can lift your mood!
What is happiness? What makes me happy is not necessarily the same thing that would bring you joy.
For me happiness relates to inner joy, peace of mind and optimism as well as feelings of exhilaration, playfulness, good spirits and laughter!
But its not always easy to find these feelings in a world so filled with negative people, especially in the media.
When you have days where you find it hard to embrace positive feelings, this is the day when you reach for one of the crystals that can lift your mood, and stimulate optimism, joy, serenity and happy feelings.
There are quite a few crystals that will help to boost your emotions by stimulating positive feelings. Many of these stones will help to make you feel better about life, by assisting you to feel more and light-hearted, to look on the bright side even when life has challenges.
Its true that there are some days when you get out of bed on a downer, and do need some help to feel more positive.
When you are experiencing problems at work or personal issues it can be hard to move forward with an optimistic and cheerful attitude.
Many people find that when they start to use stones that stimulate joy and happiness that their emotions lift.
This helps them to begin to have a more positive and hopeful attitude about their life circumstances. How to be happy is a question many people ask themselves.
With everything you see in the media these days, about all the awful things happening in the world, you may find happiness elusive.
Perhaps you have been thinking about those things in your life that do not please you, so maybe its time to take action and concentrate your thoughts predominantly on how to be happy.
Think about whether you could change the direction of your thoughts, as you may find lots of reasons to be happy.
If you want to learn how to be happy, the first step to aid yourself to be happy now is to think happy thoughts. All of you know from experience that it is easy to dwell on the negative side of life.
When life has been offering you unpleasant things, and this may happen to all of you at times, it becomes difficult to find ways to be happy.
When you think negatively, people around may be intolerant, and tell you to snap out of it, but its not that easy is it?
By concentrating your thoughts on ways to be happy, you may achieve the result that you require.
This way of thinking has been labeled "Being a Pollyanna" after the stories about a little girl who always looked on the bright side of life.
Although children find this concept easier, all of us can take a leaf out of their book. It is not possible to go from thinking miserable thoughts to immediately thinking happy thoughts.
Many of you know how to be happy but the negative feelings have been getting in the way of achieving what you most want.
Holding a crystal for happiness in your hands can be a beautiful experience. This is where the crystals below can help you. These lovely crystals resonate positive feelings into the environment.
If your major aim is to learn how to be happy, it is important that your vibrations are brought to a place where these feeling can be experienced more easily.
There are some wonderful crystals for happiness that may assist you to experience positive feelings.
This is the list of what I feel are the ten most well-known and effective crystals to help you to feel happier. There are more stones that can be used for this purpose, but these are my favorites.
This is partly because all of the crystals for happiness that are on the list below are relatively easy to obtain, some as jewelry.
Most of the crystals for happiness below have their own in-depth pages where you can read more about them.
There is a brief summary of each stone on the list, and a picture to help you identify it. Simply click on the link under the picture to go to their in-depth page.
Peridot crystals have a very positive energy. These zingy green crystals embody the frequency of increase, so they are powerful stones to increase many positive attributes.
Their energy stimulates feelings of joy, happiness and prosperity! They help you to increase your patience, and aid you to think more clearly, and to be more confident and assertive.
Their energy of increase means that whatever you set your mind to while using them, may be aided to happen more quickly. A truly positive stone!
Citrine is most well known as an abundance crystal that aids manifestation. But it also has a great number of other excellent attributes.
These crystals for happiness have an energy that stimulates feelings
of joy and happiness, and they have a good energy to enhance your
They vibrate within the third eye chakra, which brings clarity to your thinking and are excellent stones to use in meditation as they intensify spiritual vision.
They are quartz crystals so are easy to program and will amplify the desires programmed into them.
Green Tourmaline has a deep heart based energy and is well known for its energy to aid earth healing.
These lovely green stones stimulate feelings of joy and happiness, and may help you to feel compassion for yourself.
They are known as powerful healing stones that aid you to feel incredibly calm and relaxed, as well as aiding the health of the heart, helping chronic fatigue and assisting with weight loss.
They are good manifestation stones that bring an increase in abundance and prosperity and will enhance your creativity.
Bustamite are useful stones to relieve stress, as their soothing energy will help you to feel an increase in positive emotions.
These crystals for happiness encourage cheerfulness and joyous emotions, and have an energy that creates a harmonious and peaceful environment, that will attract happiness and blissful feelings!
They may also strengthen creative gifts and may aid you to develop your intuition.
They are excellent stones to use in a meditation to aid you to contact angelic beings, and they may also help you to make contact with your spirit guides in the higher realms.
Blue Euclase resonates within the higher chakras, which helps to enhance psychic communication gifts as well as aiding intuition.
These lovely blue stones have a strong energy to intensify the level
of joy and happiness that you are feeling, by bringing a flow of
positive energy into your life.
They are good stones to stimulate the growth of synchronistic events, and are good healing stones.
They may be especially beneficial to use if when you need help with healing broken bones or when you are suffering with inflammation.
They are also known to help arthritis, muscle cramps and muscle tension.
Chrysanthemum stones have a quite soothing and calming energy, that helps you to feel centered and to be present in the moment.
They trigger feelings of joy and happiness, and are known for their action to stimulate an increase in coincidences and synchronicity.
Their energy is known to enhance abundance and prosperity and to stimulate child-like joy and happiness.
Chalcopyrite has a positive energy that is acknowledged for its action to heighten feelings of happiness and joy and may stimulate belief in yourself.
If you have lost something, this stone may help you to find it, but
it has a weird way of getting lost itself on occasions, only to turn up
when it is needed.
It has a vibration that is known to amplify positive emotions and will aid you to feel more joyful, and like most gold stones is a stone of abundance that may manifest money.
Chrysoprase are lovely heart chakra stones that embody the green ray. They may attract new love relationships and may bring an increase of prosperity into your life.
Their energy stimulates joy and happiness, self acceptance and independence, and is powerful to help stress and depression.
They are stones for spiritual growth, assisting you to feel compassion and forgiveness towards others.
Sardonyx has a number of very powerful attributes including being powerful protective crystals as well as being excellent grounding stones.
Their energy encourages happiness, confidence and hopefulness, along with aiding your willpower and self discipline.
They have a good energy to stimulate the mind to be more focused, and are known to help you to absorb information more easily.
They are good stones to enhance creativity and may help writers who are feeling blocked.
Rainforest Jasper is not a stone that works quickly, so if you need immediate help it may be better to choose a different stone.
These crystals embody a lovely energy within them of joy and happiness that will slowly and steadily move into every part of your life.
They are heart chakra stones that aid the healing of the earth and may aid you to make contact with nature spirits and other elemental beings.
Someone recently said they would like me to tell them how hard or easy it is to obtain specific crystals. In this case all of the above are reasonably easy to obtain at most crystal shops.
The ones below are not always so easy to get, but you will find them at specialist suppliers. The thing is, once you search out a good supplier of quality crystals you will find it easier to get what you need.
Exquisite Crystals is one of my favorites, as they supply genuine top quality stones. Although I have three to four other crystal suppliers who I trust, Exquisite is always my first go to for crystals.
So work out who you feel is your most trusted source for buying crystals and check what they have in stock. It will save you time in the long run and you will feel confident that you will be getting good stones.
There are a few other crystals for happiness that are not mentioned on the list above. This includes Sillimanite, Bauxite, Pargasite, Hornblende, Papagoite, Youngite and Clinohumite, but all of these are less common so may be harder to obtain.
Do meditation with any of the crystals for happiness. Meditation with heart chakra stones will particularly assist you to release any anxiety or negativity that you have been holding onto.
Let go of anything that may have been preventing you from getting to a point of feeling happiness within your total being, as this will be beneficial.
There are a number of ways that you can use these crystals but just remember to keep any of these crystals within your aura as long as possible each day.
You may choose to wear them as jewelry if you like, or obtain a tumblestone of one of these crystals. Having a simple stone in your pocket may help you, by keeping the vibration of crystals for happiness close to you.
Although we all want quick fixes in life, if you want to be truly happy make the decision to make it happen, however long it takes.
As you move forward on the path towards happiness, bit by bit your vibration will change. Until one day you discover you are living a happy life.