Amazonite has a soothing and calming energy that helps relieve stress and irritation. It dispels negative energy that one is holding onto returning them to a more balanced state. When conflict arises, Amazonite will help you see both sides of an argument and help improve one’s verbal and non-verbal communication until an understanding is reached. It also assists with alleviating worry and fear by calming the nervous system. It is a great crystal for those suffering from emotional trauma. On a mental level, it combines information from the brain with one’s own intuition raising the level of consciousness. Amazonite is a great filter for geopathic stress and electromagnetic pollution. Placing Amazonite on a computer, cell phone and microwave is said to alleviate the affects these types of pollution have on the mind, body and spirit.
Apatite is linked to the Third Eye improving intellect, expanding insights and amplifying our reasoning abilities to enable us to clear the clutter and see truth when it is not obvious. It is also a Throat Chakra stone that opens honest and clear communication channels assisting with expressing our truth. It eliminates any blockages in the Chakras, balances Yin Yang energy and cleanses the Aura of scattered energy providing a renewed sense of balance and harmony. Apatite is also very effective at inspiring creativity, along with the motivation to reveal our creative sides to others. For those of us who are more introverted, Apatite can strengthen confidence in social situations encouraging self-expression without the fear of being aloof or alienated.
Onyx is a strength providing stone that is highly beneficial in difficult times involving physical or emotional stress. It centers our energy and aligns us with our higher power for guidance and strength. Onyx wants us to be the master of our own destiny and it promotes the vigor, stamina and steadfast that we need on our journey. Onyx encourages us to learn from our past mistakes allowing us to develop confidence in our judgment and decision-making abilities. An excellent stone for absorbing and transmuting negative energy, Onyx wants us to focus on the important things in life. It fosters self-discipline and self-control facilitating our ability to manifest our greatest desires.
Buddha is the term commonly used to refer to Siddhartha Gautama, the man whose path to enlightenment created what is generally referred to as Buddhism. The literal meaning of Buddha is "awakened" or "one who has become aware". In Buddhism a Buddha is any being who has become fully enlightened having overcome all emotional states such as anger, jealousy, greed and ignorance. Once one is liberated from the endless cycle of birth, suffering and death they are said to achieve Nirvana. In addition, the Buddha serves to remind us to be compassionate towards ourselves and others.