Body & Mind

Understanding the Energy of Crystals

BY: Brenda McDermott

Have you ever wondered about the specific meaning and purpose of crystals and how they can help assist you in different areas of your life? The benefits of crystals extend beyond mere aesthetics; they offer profound support for our emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being. Crystals and gemstones are not just pretty or inert objects; they possess a vibrational energy that interacts with our own energetic field.  Every crystal, and there are thousands, carries its own distinct vibrational energy, contributing to its unique properties and healing effects.

Imagine crystals as conduits of energy, capable of channeling and amplifying specific frequencies. For instance, rose quartz is renowned for its ability to attract love and promote emotional healing. It is also an excellent stone for someone battling breast cancer.  Citrine is associated with prosperity and abundance plus it helps with gastrointestinal issues.  By understanding the energetic properties of different crystals, we can harness their potential to address various aspects of our lives.

In a world that often feels constantly busy and overwhelming, many seek solace and balance through various crystals as they can calm our nerves, boost self-confidence, help facilitate clear communication, and enhance our personal relationships.

Placing crystals within our living spaces can create an environment conducive to healing and harmony.  They also look beautiful in your home or office space and add to the overall décor. Crystals such as black tourmaline, hematite, or amethyst have been known to clear negative energy and instill a sense of grounded tranquility. By surrounding ourselves with these radiant gems, we invite positive vibrations into our homes and lives.

I’m often asked, “How do I pick the right crystal?” I love this question and the fun that goes with it. I like to first respond with, “Let your intuition lead the way.” There certainly is a vast array of available crystals, so how do we know which ones are right for us? While researching the properties of different stones can certainly provide valuable insights, there is a deeper wisdom in allowing our intuition to guide us.

The journey with crystals is not merely about acquiring beautiful trinkets; it is a sacred partnership with the elemental forces of nature. By embracing the vibrational energy of crystals, we embark on a transformative path toward greater harmony, healing, and self-discovery.

Let the crystal choose you! When selecting a crystal, pay attention to the one that draws you in, even if it is purely for its aesthetic appeal. Trust that your intuition is guiding you toward the stone that resonates with your energetic needs. In doing so, you invite a profound connection with the crystal’s inherent wisdom and healing potential. Embrace the journey, and hold different crystals in your hand, ideally one at a time. Close your eyes and just be still and see how you feel and the connection to the energy of each stone. Have fun! 

Crystals offer us a bridge back to the Earth’s wisdom, reminding us of our interconnectedness with all living beings. As we open our hearts to the radiant gifts of the Earth, we allow the magic of crystals to illuminate our souls and guide us toward a life filled with balance, purpose, and profound inner peace.

The journey with crystals is a deeply personal and transformative experience. I have personally benefited immensely by using crystals daily in my life. I am always wearing crystal jewelry and have an abundance of crystals around my home and art studio. The jewelry that I design is healing and intentional, creating each piece by handpicking the crystals and harnessing the power, radiant beauty, and energy of each stone that goes into my Rei of Light Jewelry creations. 

To learn more about my work and background with crystals and energy healing visit my website

Embrace the Journey