The New Year is here and many of us are setting new goals for what we would like to achieve in 2019. Whatever your goals or resolution may be – to meditate, complete projects, bring new endeavours to fruition, get healthier, overcome non-serving beliefs, habits and life styles… we all need some discipline and willpower to make it happen. If you are feeling motivated and your intention is to better yourself in some way, the following stones that can help you strengthen your will and develop the discipline to follow it through.
My personal favourites are Malachite, Onyx, Blue Sapphire, Fluorite and Blue Scapolite. Here’s to realizing goals that bring health, peace and love in 2019!
Much gratitude to Judy Hall, Naisha Ahsian and Robert Simmons for the wisdom shared here.
Adamite:is a stone of joy, love, perseverance and creativity, It allows for a synergy of will and feelings to achieve one’s heart’s desires – the aspects of one’s life that one longs for but may seem impossible to achieve. It kindles the fires of optimism and determination, assisting one in taking on whatever challenges must be faced, making the necessary leaps of insight and persevering through difficulty.
Dragon Vein Agate: strengthens the ability and will to manifest one’s life purpose on the earth plane. Promotes energy, strength and will.
Turritella Agate:encourages the will to survive and to win
Yellow Agate: increases willpower, concentration, memory and logic.
Amazonite: helps to develop self-discipline and assists learning lessons of integrity and truth. It also helps with internal boundaries that help to develop self-discipline.
Aragonite: brings discipline, reliability and practicality. It is also an aid to concentration, which brings insight, flexibility and tolerance.
Blue Aventurine: is a stone of self-discipline and inner truth. It assists one in making clear decisions and sticking to them. Blue Aventurine is useful in initiating changes in problematic habits such as smoking, over eating, substance abuse and even traits such as selfishness and passive aggression. Energetically, it supports taking responsibility for one’s self and one’s relationships, in part by helping one to discover that one can actually handle one’s life successfully. It can be useful for individuals with the ‘Peter Pan’ syndrome of never wanting to grow up. Blue Aventurine can bring additional strength and focus to any other stone.
Red Calcite: increases energy; uplifts emotions and aids willpower. It’s a great stone for detox on any level.
Dumortierite:brings Divine inspiration, psychic ability, inner guidance, enhanced learning capacity and mental discipline. It helps make the mental leaps necessary to transcend insurmountable difficulties or seemingly hopeless situations. Dumortierite aids those who feel mentally foggy, unable to focus or concentrate, or energetically blocked. It has been called the stone of patience, the ally of discipline.
Fluorite:is a stone of spiritual discipline and emotional stability. It is considered a master stone of stone of organization, self-control, mental and spiritual discipline. Fluorite encourages order, concentration and grounding. It helps to monitor and correct one’s thoughts, actions, and words for improvement of self. Fluorite helps one make necessary changes in habits, get more efficiently organized and apply oneself to their spiritual path more fully. It is the stone of “walking your talk” – getting back into alignment with Spirit by vibrating with the energies of self discipline and action.
Lazulite:is the ultimate stone of psychic ability, mental focus and discipline.
Malachite: is a powerful stone for those who are feeling trapped and waiting for their reality to change. It helps break through limitations, barriers and apathy, while stimulating higher passions for life and creating. It brings strength to consciously take responsibility for one’s own creations. Malachite is a stone of transformation, adventure, risk taking and change. It breaks unwanted ties and worn out patterns, instils confidence and self-responsibility and helps one make spiritual progress through right action in the world. It helps to refuse temptation and distraction and is excellent for clearing the influence of the ego from the Will (while strengthening the will), aligning the third chakra and the force of our own will with the Divine. Malachite helps us release all expectation of the form a creation will take so that we want only to manifest that which is best for our highest good.
Marcasite: stimulates and integrates the first 3 chakras, the root, the sacral and solar plexus – and it links them firmly with the Earth star chakra below one’s feet. Through these 3 chakras, Marcasite works to optimize one’s life force, courage, sexual energy, creativity, willpower and mental clarity in everything you do. Marcasite is also considered to be one of the most protective stones in the mineral kingdom.
Onyx: is a stone of inner strength. It’s grounding and provides support in times of enormous physical or mental stress. Onyx enhances endurance and persistence, helps align and access higher power, promotes vigour and stamina, imparts self-confidence and aids learning lessons. It brings gift of wise decisions and the energy of self-mastery. Onyx calms nervousness and boosts memory and attention to detail, making it a good stone for teachers, students, business owners, accountants, computer technicians and anyone whose work calls for high levels of focus, perseverance and discipline
Pietersite: greatly aids discipline, meditation and willpower.
Prehnite:links the heart with the will, so one’s power is used to carry out the promptings of the heart. One’s actions and desires are in alignment with the highest good possible in each situation. Prehnite helps one stay in the present moment and avoid the unhealthy use of the imagination (e.g. Visualizing all the disastrous possible futures). Prehnite reminds one of the existence of one’s personal power at the same time it invokes the use of that power in the service of love. Prehnite is a good stone to take on retreats or to other situations in which one must undergo some sort of Spiritual discipline. It assists quieting dissonance in the mind and ‘setting one’s heart’ on the goal of Spiritual surrender.
Preseli Bluestone or Dolerite: resonates strongly with the solar plexus chakra, stimulating willpower and inspiring courage.
Sardonyx: stone of strength and protection; supplements willpower and strengthens character; increases stamina, vigour and self-control; alleviates depression; overcomes hesitancy
Blue Sapphire: is the stone ofawareness and discipline. It’s an enhancer of insight, extrasensory perception and mental agility. Blue Sapphire is associated with the planet Saturn, the archetype of structure, order, limitation and discipline. It is an ideal ally for organizing one’s ideas and perceptions and bringing them into form. Blue Sapphire brings the mental energies need to accomplish whatever goal one has set their sights on. It is very helpful to those who desire assistance with matters of mental discipline – this can be with matters as mundane as a weight loss program or meditation schedule to those of spiritual mastery. Blue Sapphire brings strength of mind and is excellent for countering negative thoughts.
Scapolite: Scapolite helps one set one’s mind on a goal and persist until the goal is attained. It is a wonderful stone for developing self-discipline and will power to attain and maintain inner freedom. Its planetary influence is Saturn the planet of structure and discipline, and this stone can help one create the forms and structures that allow us to fulfill our dreams. Those who desire to write a book, loose weight, budget their money, exercise more, give up bad habits, or change one’s everyday self in any way will find an ally in Scapolite. Its key phrase is ‘strength of purpose’ and it can activate dormant areas of the self in which awareness of one’s purpose, as well as the power to pursue it, reside.
Shattukite: can help mental and intuitive abilities to work together in unison; is very helpful for those studying intuitive disciplines such as astrology, tarot, runes, I Chingand other oracle guides. This is one of the best stones for activating psychic abilities, especially mediumship.