Can I Put These Crystals Together? – My Favorite Crystal Companions

Stone Pairings for Creativity, Spiritual Growth, & More As a crystal healing instructor, one of the things I get asked most frequently is which stones should or shouldn’t be used together.Although I don’t think there are any stones that CAN’T be used together, it wouldn’t make much sense to use one stone for energizing and … Read More

Romance Rocks! Crystals for Love & Relationships

It’s that time of year again…candy hearts and construction paper valentines… boxed chocolates and lacey delicates.  That’s right – it’s almost Valentine’s Day! But if you’re bored of the same old traditional, mass-produced gifts of romance, why not try something a little bit different?  Why not try some steamy, sexy stones! Have you been thinking … Read More

Three Formations of Aragonite

  Three Formations of Aragonite: Aragonite, like calcite, is a form of calcium carbonate, the same mineral that also forms seashells. In nature, this mineral gets recycled back and forth between living and nonliving forms. If you keep an aquarium, a piece of aragonite will help create a natural, healthy environment for the living creatures … Read More

Best Crystals for Contacting the Spirit Realm

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to communicate with the spirit realm?  With your spirit guides and angels?  Or to work with the energies of fairies and elementals?  Crystals can help make that all possible!  Healing crystals have the ability to amplify energy.  They enhance focus and intuitive insight and can help … Read More

A Dozen Crystals for Beginners

ARTICLE BY MIMOSA’S OWN CATHY DOUGLAS Sometimes people just getting started with crystal healing don’t quite know where to start. We hope this list will help narrow down the choices, or at least give you some ideas! The stones listed below are all inexpensive and readily available at Mimosa and other shops. We’ve selected one … Read More

What’s New with Aura Quartz? New Varieties & New Mineral Auras

Today I wanted to talk to you a little bit about some of the new varieties of aura quartz that are hitting the market. I’ve seen one company kind of brand this whole new collection as “ultra aura” because they are so vibrant that they’re a SUPER aurified quartz crystal, and the color range that you … Read More

Crystal Energy for Balance: Relieving Anxiety with Stones

There are occasionally times in your life when you may feel anxious or worried, but what happens when you begin to feel anxious or fearful often?  Over time, this constant stress and anxiety depletes your energy and leaves you feeling emotionally and physically exhausted.  One of the best things you can do if you find … Read More

Where Do Crystal Properties Come From?

Article by Mimosa’s own Cathy Douglas Many of us use crystals to help us with a host of issues in our everyday lives. When intelligently used, crystals can help us work with our own hopes, fears, shortcomings and dreams. So it’s no surprise that one of the questions we’re most frequently asked is, “What are the properties … Read More

Crystals for Depression: Shifting from a Heavy Heart to a Happy Heart

Depression is something that affects most people at one time or another in their lives.  Whether it is short term or chronic, it can be one of the most difficult things a person can face in their life. Healing crystals can be used to help support you emotionally while you work through your depression, acting … Read More

Crystals & the Water Element: A Grounding Meditation for Intuitive Work

When most of us think of grounding, we usually think of the Earth element.  However, when connecting with aspects of the self that relate to other elements (like how the intuition is strongly linked to the energy of the water element) it can be helpful to incorporate those other elements into your grounding practice. I … Read More