Working With Carnelian
Crystals have been used throughout history for healing, as protection amulets, to bring abundance or to instill peace etc. Ultimately, crystals can assist in bringing a person into their full energetic potential, amplifying their natural abilities to do all of these things on their own. These natural abilities, all of which have been forgotten about, or dampened by our societies separation from nature and busy lifestyle etc.
The information provided here will focus on the energetic properties of carnelian.
Crystals emanate subtle energies which influence our physical, emotional and spiritual bodies. These vibrational frequencies can shift energetic blockages, allowing for energy to flow freely so that we are not held back by them.
Carnelian is a stone of courage and confidence. It Anchors you into your three lower energy centres. Your root, sacral and solar plexus chakras. To understand how carnelian can help you, it is good to have a quick overview of how these three energy centers influence you.
Root Chakra :
The Root Chakra is located at the bottom of your spine. It's your energy center that connects you to your survival instinct.
Balancing your Root Chakra should eliminate feelings of lethargy, stress, anxiety and the sense that you are unsafe. A balanced Root Chakra will leave you feeling grounded and connected to the earth.You will feel cantered, secure and at peace with where you are.
Sacral Chakra :
The Sacral Chakra is located in the reproductive region. It is the energy center that connects you to pleasure.
Balancing your Sacral Chakra should eliminate feelings of guilt, shame and self-esteem issues. A balanced Sacral Chakra will awaken your sexual desire, intimacy and creativity.
Solar Plexus Chakra :
The Solar Plexus Chakra is located in the stomach region. It is your energy center that connects you to your willpower.
Balancing your Solar Plexus should eliminate feelings of self doubt, fear of moving forward and aggression. A balanced Solar Plexus will bring warmth to your personality, lift your self confidence and make you feel empowered.
Carnelian helps you to:
- let go of past experiences that are holding you back
- work well under pressure, without feeling overwhelmed
- be productive and efficient so that you don't burn out
- take action! instead of overthinking things and hesitating
- embrace challenges and see them as a chance to level up
- have courage and confidence in yourself and in your unique skills and talents
- overcome fear and step into your power
- feel safe and secure in your situation
- move past limiting beliefs. To know that you are deserving and capable of success in your endeavours
- have strength to move through times of turmoil
- feel inspired and energised
Practical applications :
- meditating while holding the stone
- carrying the stone with you
- placing the stone in your work place (at your desk/ by the register)
- wear carnelian jewellery
Try this exercise:
close your eyes and hold your carnelian over your belly. Take a few deep breaths and go inwards. Visualise yourself surrounded by a warm orange light. When you feel at ease, with each new breath repeat (either out loud or to yourself):
I AM SAFE
I FEEL CONFIDENT
I AM CREATIVE
I FEEL EMPOWERED
I AM STRONG
I FEEL VALUABLE
I AM GROUNDED
I DESERVE PLEASURE AND SUCCESS