Finding Happiness

Happiness seems like such an arbitrary subject. What makes one person happy doesn't make another happy. The feeling of happiness cannot be pegged down by one simple definition. George du Marier once said, "Happiness is like time and space we make and measure it ourselves; it is as fancy, as big, as little, as you please; just a thing of contrasts and comparisons." There is no one size fits all for someone's happiness. Therefore, it is important that we find out what makes us happy. This is why crystals are such a good aide for our happiness. They take our energy in and give out the rays and vibrations that can lift your mood and make you generally feel happier, specified to you only. Since it uses our own energy, what we put into it, we can get out what we need from them.

While Orange is the color of joy and yellow is the color of enlightenment, right in between them you will find gold, the color of success and enthusiasm. Gold is the natural birthstone color of those born in the magical month of midsummer. This is a time in the year when we rejoice in the energy of the sun and the growth it creates, which nourishes the body and the soul. The rays of a golden crystal fulfill us and give us the enthusiasm and excitement that make life a wonderful adventure. Gold is as close to a magical color as exists. It seems to touch a deep part of our minds, conjuring up images of mystical places,

Use Gold Crystals

Gold Crystals

Gold Symbol

Golden Crystals Bring You Success, Enthusiasm, Happiness, and Power

Gold may be the color of success and enthusiasm, but if we are looking for happiness, we should tone the color rays down just a bit to a beautiful pale gold colored crystal. Pale gold crystals, like spun flax, offer us the power of toned-down exuberance; they are the crystals of happiness, cheerfulness, and contentment. Crystals that possess the light gold color ray provide us with the pleasure life can offer in simple things. Pale gold crystals are the best all-around crystals when just improving overall happiness and contentment is your goal.

The pale gold found within Golden Helidor  may be just what you are looking for. Golden Bery called Helidor encourages a sense of hope, possibility and vitality to the emotional body. It is empowering and optimistic, and assists in learning whatever is necessary to promote change in one's reality, helping to accomplish one's dreams and goals. It is the ultimate confidence and well-being crystal, often called the sunshine stone. Golden Beryl can provide us with the simple pleasures of life, happiness and contentment.

Citrine Tea is a great way to use Citrine Energy for a happy day.

Next on our list is a crystal known for its powers of manifestation, imagination, and personal will. That powerful crystal is Citrine. Carrying the power of the sun, it is warm and comforting, energizing and life giving. It stimulates the chakras like the sunlight of spring, clearing the mind and stirring the soul to action. Its frequency awakens creativity and imagination, and sustains the process of transforming dreams and wishes into tangible form. Citrine opens the higher mind to accept joy in one's life, releasing anger and negative feelings, deep-seated fears and destructive tendencies. It raises self-esteem, and by letting go of the past, allows one to move forward optimistically, enjoying new experiences and explorations.


A third crystal very popular for building happiness is the Golden Healer Lemurian crystal.  Lemurian Seed Crystals are said to have originated in a country known as Mu or Lemuria. This civilization, according to the legends, was a peaceful and highly developed spiritual civilization that existed over 12 million years ago in the area of the South Pacific. The area is now beneath the sea. The Lemurians are believed to have foreseen a cataclysmic event, and prepared the Seed Crystals to preserve their knowledge and traditions. During the last days of their civilization, the Lemurians decided to plant seed crystals programmed to transmit a message of oneness. Having seeded the crystals, most of the Lemurians left this planet for other star systems, perhaps as light beings or spirits. Others went into the inner earth where they continue to care for the earth and the seed crystals now surfacing.


Beautiful Helidor
Citrine is a happy crysal
Goldenn Healer Lemurian Seed Crystal

Robert Simmons proposes Papagoite which a supportive, calming, and enlightening stone.

Just as its cousin Ajoite is known for transforming negative energy into positive, so Papagoite seems to transform sorrow into happiness. I am filled with a sense of well-being when I hold this stone. There is also a sense of harmony and of being at one with the flow of the Universe.


Judy Hall recommends Sardonyx which helps alleviate depression and overcome hesitancy.

Sardonyx is a stone of strength and protection that strengthens willpower and character. Invoking the search for a meaningful existence, it promotes integrity and virtuous conducts. Said to bring lasting happiness and stability to marriage and partnership, Sardonyx attracts friends and good fortune.


Samantha Fey suggests using Sunstone which will filter out negative energy that can cause you harm.

This happy, calming stone will help you to feel uplifted, upbeat and confident. It is associated with the myth of the Phoenix who rises anew out of the ashes thus helping us to rise out of our own ashes. Sunstone helps people dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder, depression and despair. Sunstone helps absorb anxiety, fear and anger.


While seeking out our own happiness in this life, it can be hard, confusing, or seem like an uphill battle. However, one must remember that happiness is not one size fits all and it is different for every person. Knowing this, it is especially important to find a crystal that can absorb your energy and give it back to you; helping you find the happiness you deserve and desire. For this purpose we recommend pale gold crystals such as Golden Beryl and Citrine. You may also try crystals that other authors have recommended such as Papagoite, Sardonyx, and Sunstone.


The Book of Stones
The Book of Stones
Simmons, Robert
Ahsian, Naisha

(East Montpelier, VT:
Heaven & Earth 2007)

The Encyclopedia of Crystals
The Encyclopedia of Crystals
Hall, Judy

(Beverly, MA:
Fair Winds Press 2007)

Samantha Fey
The Crystal Chick
Samantha Fey



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