Create a Space for Releasing Pressure with Crystal Feng Shui
Pressure is something many of us deal with on a daily basis whether from work, school, family, or our relationships. Often it builds up and causes tension, headaches, and further stress. So, here we’re going to talk about how to create a space for releasing pressure with crystal feng shui. Specifically, we’ll talk a little about why you should deal with this pressure and then offer tips on creating your special space.
Why is Releasing Pressure Important?
The pressure we feel in our lives causes continued stress which is terrible for our health. Stress symptoms may already be affecting your health, even though you might not realize it. You may think illness is to blame for that nagging headache, your frequent insomnia, or your decreased productivity at work.
However, stress may actually be the culprit. Indeed, stress symptoms can affect your feelings, your behavior, your thoughts, and even your body.
Being able to recognize your stress symptoms can help you get ahead of managing them. Stress that’s left unchecked can contribute to many health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes.
Common effects of stress on your body
- Muscle tension or pain
- Change in sex drive
- Chest pain
- Sleep problems
- Stomach upset
Common effects of stress on your mood
- Lack of motivation or focus
- Sadness or depression
- Feeling overwhelmed
- Irritability or anger
Common effects of stress on your behavior
- Social withdrawal
- Angry outbursts
- Drug or alcohol abuse
- Tobacco use
- Overeating or undereating
Create a Space for Releasing Pressure by Room
Releasing pressure and stress should ideally be done with meditation in the Wisdom Gua. This area is wonderful for meditation, quiet, stillness, and introspection. It represents higher thought, understanding, intuition, meditation, and spiritual growth. It can also offer us the skills essential to achieve these things. Since the energy in the Wisdom Gua is so gentle and quiet, it is the ideal area for studying, learning, and meditation. This, in turn, promotes the skills needed for accomplishment in all aspects of life.
This area is also ruled by Earth Energy. Earth energy is the energy of stability, patience, honesty, balance, and resourcefulness. It is our home energy, the energy of the ground upon which we live.
The energy of the mountains, the plains, the shore, and the valleys. It is our center, our holdfast, our home in the black cold universe.
The Wisdom Gua is traditionally located in the Northeast area of your home. This is generally located on the same wall as the main entrance in the left corner (if you just entered the room).
You can use the included bagua map image as a reference.
Crystals to Use to Create a Space for Releasing Pressure
When we feel overwhelmed with work or home life, it can easily spill over, leaving us feeling tense even doing the most menial of tasks. While there are many stress management steps you can take such as adding daily meditation to your life, one idea is often missed; adding crystals to your life.
Carrying one around, wearing one, or especially meditating with one can all reduce the stress in your life. Crystals can help us feel less tense, less overwhelmed, and more able to focus on the important tasks in front of us.
Turquoise colored crystals have a wide variety of uses. They temper excesses, restore calm after a storm, relieve stress, neutralize extremes, and provide a counter to tendencies to fly off in a single direction. They help you overcome conflict and deal with rage.
These crystals moderate aggressiveness and help you deal with cruelty. The turquoise colored crystals help you relax, rewind, and build tolerance. When you seek to reestablish your equilibrium and get your emotions under control, use a turquoise colored crystal.
The preferred color of the Wisdom Gua is blue-green, so turquoise colored crystals work quite well.
Turquoise colored crystals come in various shades, both lighter and darker. However, no crystal is as true to the color rays as the one that takes its name.
Turquoise is a popular healing crystal that has been used for centuries to promote physical and emotional well-being. It is believed to have grounding and protective properties that help to balance and harmonize the mind and body.
Turquoise is one of the most efficient healers, providing solace for the spirit and well-being of the body. It benefits the overall mood and emotion by balancing and inducing a sense of serenity and peace.
Holding or wearing Turquoise helps restore depleted vitality and lifts sagging spirits. It relieves stress and brings the focus back to the center heart. It is empathetic and balancing, helping one to recognize the causes of happiness and unhappiness, and to master them.
Additionally, turquoise is thought to stimulate creativity, enhance communication, and increase self-confidence, making it a valuable tool for emotional healing. Overall, turquoise is considered to be a powerful crystal for healing and growth.
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Amazonite is a powerful healing crystal that is known for its ability to soothe and calm the mind and emotions. It is believed to have a balancing effect on the emotional, physical, and intellectual bodies, helping to align and harmonize the chakras.
This crystal is said to have a soothing energy that can alleviate stress, anxiety, and fear, making it a useful tool for emotional healing.
Amazonite provides the freedom to express one’s thoughts and feelings, and to set strong and clear boundaries, both internally as self-discipline, and externally on what one is willing to experience or in defining personal space.
Amazonite is a wonderful healer for the emotional body. It soothes trauma and calms the mind, alleviates worry and fear, and directs anger and irritability into more positive action. It also increases self-esteem, especially in women, and reduces tendencies to self-neglect.
Additionally, it is thought to enhance communication, promote truth and self-expression, and increase confidence and self-esteem. Overall, Amazonite is a versatile healing crystal that can help to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
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Chrysocolla is a beautiful healing crystal that is known for its calming and soothing energy. It is believed to have a strong connection to the earth and the element of water, making it a valuable tool for grounding and emotional balance.
Chrysocolla is said to have a calming effect on the mind and emotions, helping to relieve stress, anxiety, and emotional trauma.
The serenity of its turquoise-blue color discharges negative energies, calms, and allows truth and inner wisdom to surface and be heard. A peaceful stone, it emphasizes the power our words and actions have on those around us and encourages compassion and strengthening of character.
This crystal's soothing energy dispels highly charged emotional situations, angry words, or fear-filled sarcasm, to allow one’s truth to be shared with wisdom and true communication.
Additionally, it is thought to enhance communication and self-expression, making it a valuable tool for spiritual growth and healing. Overall, chrysocolla is a gentle and supportive crystal that can help to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
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How to Create a Space for Releasing Pressure with Crystal Feng Shui
Meditation in the Wisdom Gua with a turquoise colored crystal is one of the best ways to release pressure and ease stress.
Simply meditating with a crystal in this area a few times a week will improve your life enough. However, you can also add in some of the recommended ingredients below to further enhance the effects.
- A comfortable, quiet space
- Turquoise, Amazonite, Chrysocolla, or another turquoise colored crystal
- Herbs such as Chamomile, Honeysuckle, or Poppy (this can be dried, essential oil, or incense)
- A candle (we recommend crystal spell candles)
You can also follow along with the guided meditation posted below as well. Many people find guided meditations easier to follow than venturing out on their own.
Guided Imagery Meditation to Release Stress, and Tension
by Kat Ohren
Kat is a Certified Crystal Master and Crystal Astrologist. She has been working with both crystals and astrology for over 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Sciences and Technology from Pennsylvania State University. Kat is a Florida native and has been with Crystal Vaults for over 10 years.
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