More than ever before, the younger generation is jumping on the manifestation train. All over social media, we see people who are shouting the benefits of positive thinking in a way that we have never seen before. You can now hire coaches who will help you train your brain to manifest everything you have ever wanted in your life. With adding a new positive thinking mindset to your life opens up a lot of doors when it comes to changing your mindset. A lot of celebrities in the world like, supermodel Gisele and actresses like Kate Hudson, have also sworn by the amazing benefits of using healing crystals.
You start to learn new things like burning sage to cleanse your home and making use of healing crystals. Maybe you haven’t heard about the positive benefits of using healing crystals in your life, but you'll soon find out. Millennials have jumped on board and are making use of all the benefits that comes with healing crystals. It may not be something that you were interested in before, but we might be able to change your mind. Check out these 25 reasons why Millennials are turning to healing crystals.
20 It Removes Negative Energy
If you have read anything about the power of the positive mind, it has everything to do with releasing the negative energy in your life and replacing it with the powerful positive energy that can make changes in your life. Many people believe by placing healing stones on your body or “along your chakras: that you can tap into seven linear energy portals. These crystals will work towards cleansing the negative energy from both your body and your mind. Once you release the negative energy, you are in a sense changing the way your body receives goodness.
19 It Can Heal a Broken Heart
Jessie Oatman was someone who was experiencing a broken heart and went to a friend who was also a shaman. It was believed that by placing a “love stone” or a piece of rose quartz on the body, that it would help heal a broken heart. For Oatman, she found the experience transformative.
“I was able to move some of the stuck energy that was there,”
Oatman said. “I remember that weight that was once on my heart being lifted with a real focus on the heart chakra, using that rose quartz.”
18 They Can Help Overcome Fears
The idea is that just by holding crystals in your hand, you can virtually eliminate anxiety from your body. Millennials like to keep crystals on necklaces so that the stone is always against their skin. Even the singer Adele has used crystals in her life when she was experiencing stage fright.
“I was so nervous about my comeback show and I was panicking.
I was out of practice and I was busy being a mum. But it was one of the best shows I’ve ever done and I had these bloody crystals in my hand.”
17 It’s A Tool For Self-Discovery
In a world where we sometimes seem more connected to our phones than to other human beings, it can be nice to take a step back and rediscover who we are. Healing crystals are helping people to reconnect to who they are and what they want out of life. Kate Hudson received a bowl full of crystals from her mother who obviously knew how important they are. The actress told Marie Claire that her mom gave her "a crystal bowl filled with rose-quartz heart crystals" one year for Mother's Day.
16 They Can Help You Move on From Trauma
Sometimes, we experience pain in our lives because of bad things that have happened to us. Millennials are using these healing crystals to help them move on from things that have been traumatic for them. Even Kim Kardashian is a fan and was inspired to make a perfume that looked like a healing crystal.
“I was really inspired by healing crystals after my Paris situation. All my friends would come over and they’d bring me healing crystals.
And I didn’t really know anything about them. And so I started to really learn. I started to really get into the meaning and the whole spirit and energy behind it.”
15 It’s Helping Millennials to Connect Spiritually
Millennials seem to be more interested in the idea of spirituality than they are in an organized religion. It was shown that Millennials born between 1981 and 1996, only half of them are religious. These days, it seems that Millennials are more interested in spiritual practices than they are in going to church. Practising with healing crystals is another way for them to connect to the spiritual world in a way that feels right to them. By practising with healing crystals, it allows them to mix things from different faiths.
14 It Can Help With Respiratory Issues
One healing crystal is known to have healing properties for the lungs. Jade is a well-used crystal that people are using to cure chronic coughing and bronchitis that is caused from smoking.
“The supreme mother stone that comforts the ailing, Jade is a stone of the solar plexus chakra that is considered to clear the lung energy.”
Chinese medicine dictates that you can cure the addiction to smoking with the use of jade crystals. It’s certainly something that a lot of people would be willing to try out. What do you have to lose?
13 It Makes Them Feel Safe
If you have the belief that healing crystals can not only heal your ailments, but also remove anxiety and keep you calm, then it’s no wonder that people take their crystals everywhere with them. It’s not just something Millennials have lying around, they often travel with them. In an Instagram post, Bella Hadid showcased some of her gems on a private plane.
“As I fly to Dubai later tonight, a few of my favorite crystals will be here charging with the bright and full ‘pink moon.’”
It’s pretty interesting how many people believe in crystals.
12 They Use It To Attract Their Perfect Mate
You may not have realized that crystals aren’t always used to remove negative things, but to also bring positive things into your life. People believe that they can attract the things they seek, like a new partners, by using crystals to manifest things into their life. Katy Perry has stated that’s how she gets the men in her life. “I don’t stay single for long,” she told Cosmopolitan. “I carry a lot of rose quartz, which attracts the male. Maybe I need to calm it down with the amethyst.”
11 It Supports Emotional Growth
The goals of positive thinking and manifestation revolve around the idea that you can’t have a new and awesome life without constantly evolving who you are as a person. Change is important for growth. Millennials are using healing crystals to not only heal their bodies, but to support their emotional wellbeing as they transcend to higher levels of themselves as well. Their emotional and mental wellbeing is being protected by these crystals. Crystals are allowing these young minds to open themselves up to something new and working toward improving who they are as they go along.
10 Healing Crystals Find You
It’s a well-known practice that you are supposed to choose your own crystals because the energy within a crystal connects to you directly. When people talk about healing crystals, they say to go in the store and feel the crystals by hand. There are a ton of different energies going on in a crystal store, but not all of them are meant for you. Your own crystal or stone will gravitate toward you and you will just know that you have found the stone that is connected to you. Sounds a lot like trying to find love.
9 It’s A Form of Therapy
The power of crystals has been transforming lives all over the world. People that use them swear by their healing properties and say that they use it as a form of therapy. Supermodel Naomi Campbell has had anger issues in the past. She says that she used crystals to remove the anger. “I do therapy every day,” revealed Campbell to Extra,
“I think they bring great energy. You should see how many I travel with.”
She has said that the crystals have transformed her life.
8 It Cleanses The Home
Some people think that you can cleanse your home of bad energy. There are a few ways to clear that bad energy from your home and one of them is by burning sage in every room of the house. Another way is to have crystals in various rooms of the home. Victoria Beckham is part of the crowd that does just that.
“I collect crystals and place them around my home and office to create positive energy,”
she stated to People. There’s nothing better than a house that’s just been cleansed.
7 It Takes Care of Mental Blocks
A lot of people feel that they can move into a higher-vibe atmosphere because they have some sort of mental block that is preventing them from doing so. It is said that healing crystals can remove those mental blocks and allow you to receive all the good energies that you want. Many people who have used crystals claim that they felt a tangible lightness where there was once heaviness in their mind. They also claimed that it renewed their sense of confidence in themselves and were able to be more creative.
6 It Releases Tension From the Body
We’ve probably all experienced that at one point or another in our lives. Tension in the body can be caused by physical exertion or even mental stress. Some people claim that healing crystals can remove the stress and tension from your body.
“Massaging the body with a crystal helps to release tension from the body, while at the same time. the stone’s healing energy is transferred to the body,”
Miranda Kerr stated. “I hold my crystal during meditation, prayer, and deep belly breathing. I also sleep with it nearby so I’m constantly receiving its special healing energies.”
5 They Help With Meditation
Many young people are using healing crystals as meditative aids. It is said that a crystal can help you emit the right kind of energy in order to achieve the goals you want during meditation. You may not be aware that a lot of your energy is channeled through the thoughts that you have. So if you believe that a crystal will help you to focus during meditation, then that’s likely going to happen. It may be the stone at work or maybe you have just learned to control your own thoughts, either way, you are getting the most out of your meditation.
4 Rose Quartz Can Protect Your Heart
One cool thing about healing crystals is that there is a long list of them and each one is meant for something specific. Rose quartz is meant to protect your heart. Miranda Kerr has blogged about her love for crystals and she says that she uses them to transform the energy around her.
"My crystal wand is incredibly special to me, and is one of my most cherished items. It’s made of Clear Quartz and is studded with Rose Quartz.
Clear Quartz is a great stone for gathering, directing, and transmitting energy. It can also transform negative energy into positive energy, and Rose Quartz is a wonderful stone to heal and protect the heart, balance emotions, release stress and tension, and encourage love and self-esteem.”
3 They Are Fascinating to Look At
Who wouldn’t want to have beautiful crystals decorating their home? Not only are crystals beautiful to look at, but they are pretty fascinating to study as well.
“Most of the time, they’re completely untainted. And they can grow under the most extreme yet specific conditions. They’re colorful, optically fierce, and exceptional little snowflakes."
If you start to study the history of crystals, you will see that it’s very intriguing, which is probably why people become so involved in it.
2 They Prefer DIY Spirituality
This means that Millennials aren’t really that interested in being part of a religion that forced them to “show up” every week. Spirituality is a means of tapping into things when you feel you need to. Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University stated, “Individualism basically says that you don’t need to hang out with a bunch of other people and go to religious services. You don’t really need to believe in something bigger than yourself like God,” Twenge says. “At an extreme, individualism is really incompatible with religion.”
1 They Enjoy Stone Treatments
Crystal or stone treatments is kind of the same as booking a massage, but in this case, there are stones or crystals placed on your body. Julie Ann Travis is a shamanic practitioner and she states that her clients love the healing effects of crystal treatments. “I place the crystals on the acupuncture points, so it’s the perfect modality for those who are not a fan of needles,” Travis says. “I would say I am both [religious and spiritual]. Really, for me, what this journey is about is discovering my true nature again and again, and supporting others to do the same.”