Crystals to Help with New Year’s Resolutions
It’s a new year! Make sure your going into it with a new energy then how you feel about the previous year.
#1 – Clear Out Last Year’s Karma to Make Room for Shiny, New Year’s Energy
We all do it… I do it, and you do it. You carry things from your past into the future. Sometimes these things are good, like happy memories, but other times, you carry around things that don’t serve you going forward, like unresolved emotions. The New Year is a great time to start with a clean slate, so taking some time to dump your baggage is the #1 way to clear and balance your energy for the new year.
Now that you’ve left your last year’s baggage in the past (where it belongs!), it’s time to cleanse your space of any energy that’s no longer serving your highest good. By allowing stagnant energy to linger in your environment, you’re inadvertently telling the Universe that you’re fine with outdated, dare I say, “Meh…” energy in your field. You need to clear this energy out of your space so that the Universe knows you’re ready for bigger and better things. Make way for positive vibes! You can do this by cleansing all your spaces with Sage or any kind of smudge bundle you feel guided to.
Best Intention Crystals:
A stone of wisdom, amethyst will help you to make wise choices as you move into the New Year and make decisions that will lead you further into the year.
Very strong protective stone that helps to increase self-control so you can have focus. It also provides support during times of change,such as while manifesting and putting in the work to make your resolutions a reality. Obsidian works with you to dissolve emotional blockages so you have the right frame of mind to manifest clearly and without negativity.
Use carnelian to lift your spirits, to inspire motivation and determination, as well as to help when you’re organizing. Long known as a stone of protection, confidence, and of good luck, Carnelian is especially helpful on dreary days or when your mood is low.
Use this angelic stone to not only foster a better connection with the angelic realm, but it also brings peace to your energy field. Celestite purifies your aura, support healing, and enhance your relationships.
A solar plexus stone, so it’s all about strengthening your authentic, personal power. It’s also known as a happy stone that manifests abundance and opens you up to joy, optimism, and positive energy. Cheers to an incredible New Year of growth, purpose, and flow.
A stone for “new beginnings”, Moonstone is a stone of inner growth and strength. It soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilises the emotions, providing calmness. Moonstone enhances intuition, promotes inspiration, success and good fortune in love and business matters.
This crystal is perfect for the new year because it’s all about letting go of negative habits and limiting beliefs to create the opportunity for new energy and change. It’s also a grounding root chakra stone, which is a great complement to all the change it can bring about!
The stone of the compassionate heart, Rhodochrosite not only promotes unconditional love but also works to heal your emotional pain so that you can move forward as a more whole individual. It helps you break patterns that are no longer necessary to your life.
Having a high, fine vibration, selenite helps to clear obstructions and promotes clear communication. Selenite can help open the crown and higher chakras, as well as get in contact with your team and angelic guidance. Use this stone to help hear the guidance of your team and from the universe and to break any blockages in this communication.
A magical throat chakra stone that helps with speaking your truth, creating harmony and inner peace, and connecting with intuition. It increases your confidence and self-esteem by helping you know yourself on a deep level, which is critical for intention setting. How can you set intention if you don’t know what your highest self most desires?
Said to contain the power and warmth of the sun, sunstone can lift your mood, help with determination, and is a known stone of leadership. This crystal helps you to harness your own personal power, to nurture yourself, and expands your consciousness A good stone for those who suffer from S.A.D. – seasonal affective disorder.
Fast easy ritual:
Write your resolution(s) on a piece of paper and place a Quartz pyramid, obelisk, tower or generator on top of it.
The intention of the resolution will be amplified by the quartz, and the “point” of the quartz will bring focus.
More intention ritual:
First, it's important to cleanse your space, your crystals and yourself.
Place your crystals on a table ore alter and light a candle in the middle.
It doesn't matter if you have many crystals or only a few. You can use what you have on hand, or you may like to choose crystals whose properties match and resonate with your intentions. For example, you may choose Rose Quartz for self-love or attracting a new partner. You may like to create a life of prosperity and abundance, so get some Citrine. If you are seeking to have clearer insight in your life you may like to use Amethyst. Or just any crystals from the list above!
The possibilities are endless and it's always a good idea to choose crystals and stones that you feel drawn to intuitively. You can even make a Grid!
Crystals can be quickly and easily programmed with a specific intention or purpose.
For example, Rhodonite is a fantastic stone for new beginnings. To start a new routine in the new year, simply reach for a piece of Rhodonite and hold it in your hands.
Close your eyes and think about exactly what you’d like to do differently in the new year. Visualize it in great detail – is it a new yoga routine, a commitment to read a book per week, quitting a bad habit? See it as clearly as possible, as if you can see it playing like a movie in your mind’s eye.
Once you’ve been able to visualize this new routine, hold the crystal over your heart for a moment to show your gratitude to the stone. Your stone has now been imprinted, or programmed, with the information from your visualization.