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Crystals for a Broken Heart

How does one heal a broken heart? It is a question that has been asked for hundreds of years. Everyone experiences a broken heart at one time or another. It is a painful emotion that tears us down, breaks us in two, and sometimes gives us the sensation that our heart is actually breaking. No one should ever have to feel the pain of a broken heart alone. Time is what others will tell you mends a broken heart. While that may be true, you can start mending your broken heart today and you don’t have to do it alone. Crystals can help you heal from the inside out, put those broken pieces back together, dry your tears, and make your feel whole again.

When dealing with the pain of a broken heart, we suggest using the crystals below.

Malachite

As a stone of transformation, Malachite encourages change and emotional risk-taking. It shows what is blocking your spiritual growth, draws out deep feelings and psychosomatic causes, then allows you to break unwanted ties and outworn patterns. It encourages the expression of feelings, alleviating shyness, and teaching the responsibility for one’s own thoughts and actions. It supports friendships and empathy for other people.

Malachite helps battle depression and anxiety, gives resistance to emotional blackmail, and heals emotional abuse. It also encourages healthy relationships based on love and not need. Malachite assists in overcoming fear of confrontation, or fear of being seen or noticed, and helps one find the strength within to assume their rightful place in the Universe.

Rhodonite

Rhodonite is highly recognized as an emotional healer and for bringing one back to center during stressful times. It is a crucial “first aid stone” for calming emotional shock and panic and provides grounded support during the process of dealing with painful issues. Rhodonite has a strong resonance with forgiveness and giving the soul the love it needs in order to heal. It gently releases self-destructive tendencies, festering resentments, and anger, and allows one to see both sides of an issue to reach conciliation. It encourages the love of others and aligning with the spirituality of the universe in order to recognize one’s purpose and how one’s gifts and abilities may be used to effect change on Earth.

Rhodonite is an ideal stone for processing and dispelling emotional pain. It clears away wounds and scars of the past, releasing abusive and self-destructive behaviors, feelings of hatred, anger, or resentment, and allows one to see both sides of an issue. It encourages mutual understanding and opens one to forgiveness and reconciliation. It is a marvelous stone for turning back insults and understanding that retaliation and revenge only hurt the self. Rhodonite can be used in past-life healing to deal with betrayal and abandonment and is especially empowering for those who are generally passive to act on their need for healing.

Pink Mangano Calcite

Mangano Calcite is a heart soothing stone. It helps heal the heart after arguments that are upsetting to your emotional well-being. Mangano Calcite has been called the “Reiki Stone.” Judy Hall in The Crystal Bible notes it is a “heart stone” that can cure fear, increases feelings of self-worth, and is helpful in soothing the soul after trauma. Robert Simmons in the “Book of Stones” finds Mangano Calcite to be a stone of empathy, useful in dispelling arguments, particularly between parents and children.

This stone allows your heart and mind to see the viewpoint of another. It is an excellent stone for the maintenance of the health of your emotional body. Mangano Calcite teaches us how to love and how to value and appreciate others.

Morganite

With its gentle pink energy, Morganite attunes to the heart and the Heart Chakra. It cleanses the emotional body of stress and anxiety, old wounds, and hidden traumas, and enkindles lightness within the spirit as if a burden has been lifted. It brings in the frequency of Divine compassion, inspiring the awareness that life’s suffering and pain served a higher purpose in our spiritual growth, and can be a catalyst for moving forward in peace and confidence.

This crystal also attracts the abundance of love into one’s life and assists in maintaining that love as it continues to grow. It encourages loving thoughts and actions, consideration and responsibility, and being receptive to love from others. As a crystal of the heart, it may be used to attract one’s soul mate or in deepening a current relationship. It inspires joy and reverence for life and increases the opportunities which allow one to experience the unconditional love of the Divine.

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