Meditation is simply the art of "being still," yet sometimes this can be a challenge in itself! Our mind continues to catalog the events of our day. We are distracted, finding that this one-minded focus is quite the challenge to accomplish. We may have a hard time turning off this chatter. Do not become discouraged! That is why Meditation is called a "practice" or "discipline". Keep at it! There are dozens of crystals that can help here. For now, let me share three crystals that can assist in attaining and maintaining that space of quiet - Amethyst, Sugilite and Tanzanite.
Amethyst creates a sense of inner peace, connecting you to the higher vibrations of Source while turning down the volume on the distracting conversations of the mind. Amethyst opens and activates the Crown Chakra, allowing easier access to the Divine.
Sugilite opens the crown and higher chakras, which help to enhance spiritual awareness and spiritual wisdom, promoting a higher state of consciousness. Once in this higher consciousness, the chatter of the mind will simply move to the background where it is not a constant distraction.
Tanzanite helps to remove/release any stress, tension or frustration. It creates a stillness both within and without the body. Tanzanite helps you to reach a higher state of consciousness - a place of peace and solitude effectively removing the "Monkey Mind" chatter.
Before beginning your meditation, take a moment to sit with your crystal of choice and repeat the following affirmation:
"I am quiet and still. The events of my day are safely put away as I join with Divine Source in love and grace."