3 Big 💎 Crystal 🔮 Myths

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Today we’re going to talk about the Three Big Crystal Myths.

Now  before I even get started talking about this. I want to say that no dogmatic buy ins from me. Okay?

You know I love me a mature debate, a respectful debate. If it stirs up a little controversy that’s great!  It gets us all talking and  makes me think and I like when it makes me think and perhaps even see something from a different perspective and maybe debunking some myths while we’re talking about certain things.

It gets us talking.

It gets us critically thinking.

And might even reveal new information and things we didn’t know about and then we can take a look at our old beliefs, things that we held true and maybe look at things in a new way and come to a new conclusion, look at new research.

Ok, are you ready?  Just click play and watch my video below to dive into “3 Big Crystal Myths”.

Care to listen again or take this converstaion on the road?  Click below to grab your  free download of the audio verson so that you can listen anytime, anywhere!

And lastly if you’d prefer to have the transcript of this video, just click here to download the transcript pdf.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this!  What’s your take on these 3 Big Crystal Myths? I’d love to hear your input and value your opinoins, so tell me about it in the comments below.

Many Crystal Blessings, 

 

 

 

 

Top 10 Crystal Blog Posts of 2017!

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That’s right.  It’s our 2017 Sparkly Round-up Time. Weee-hooo!

Just in case you missed any of these over the last year, I want to make sure you see all the glitter and gold. So, we’ve gathered up the most popular crystal blog posts (based on numbers of views) of 2017 and have them all conveniently rounded up for you right here! I’d love to hear which one is your personal 2017 favorite so please share in the comments (at the bottom of this page.) 🙂

Here they are…my most sparkliest 10 Crystal Blog posts of 2017:
1.  How to Work with the Energy of the Solar Eclipse
Our Sun is going through some extreme changes and so, I feel from here on out it’s more important than ever to pay attention to these cosmic events that involve our Sun (Sol) in any way.

Those of you that have been following me for a while know that I love to ride our local cosmic energies. Now, I used to avoid giving out advice on how to work with the energy of a solar eclipse because I was still experimenting with it myself, but I’ve since worked it out and done it enough that I feel confident in sharing this info out with you.

Keep reading here: hibiscusmooncrystalacademy.com/solar-eclipse-2017/

 
2.  Attracting MONEY, Success + Abundance into your life with Crystals
We know that crystals have many amazing healing properties, but they can also be used to attract money, success, prosperity & abundance by being a vibrational match to that type of energy, that frequency. 

So first things first. In order to attract all that good stuffs I just mentioned above…you need to have cleared your mind of any old thought patterns you might be harboring that tell you do not have enough, you’ll never succeed or that you’re lacking in some way. We absolutely can use crystals as tools & supports to help us attract what we seek. Like attracts like, so first we must re-define our way of thinking.

I know…that sounds like a tall order.

Keep reading here: hibiscusmooncrystalacademy.com/attracting-abundance-life/
3.  Watermelon Tourmaline Benefits: The Healing Power of Watermelon Tourmaline
I am so excited to tell you all about Watermelon Tourmaline + share my new watermelon crystal treasure with you in this quickie-vid…

You’ve probably heard me talk about black tourmaline and reference it often (b/c it’s the bomb diggity!) for grounding and protection in many aspects of daily life.

It’s a must for your crystal healing tool box!

Keep reading here:  hibiscusmooncrystalacademy.com/watermelon-tourmaline/
4.  The Amethyst Latte that Broke the Internet
So, I posted THIS on FB…and Instagram recently & we just about broke the Internet!

Everyone was shouting: RECIPE!

And I promised it was coming to the blog… so, finally here we are!

I had been playing around with creating my own version of the now famous Amethyst Latte from the Brooklyn Cafe; The End and came up with what I think is an even healthier, tastier more energetically-charged recipe that you can easily do in your own kitchen. 😀

Keep reading here:  hibiscusmooncrystalacademy.com/amethyst-latte/
5.  Which Crystal is the Most Powerful?
 Today, I want to address a question that I get often, which is,

“Which crystals are the most powerful to work with?”

It’s a question, at first… I used to kind of say,

“Well, that all depends,”

but now I’ve actually come across some info, done some research + some work on my own… and I’ve changed my answer:

Yes, I have some crystals, or A CRYSTAL, that I do feel is the MOST powerful.

Keep reading here: hibiscusmooncrystalacademy.com/which-crystal-is-the-most-powerful/
6.  The Story Behind Lemurian Crystals
Today’s video is all about Lemurian Crystals! 

There seems to be a lot of confusion going on about what a Lemurian Crystal is, or a Lemurian Seed Crystal…yes, they are slightly different—I’ve even recently gone into several stores and have seen signs that display, “Lemurian Crystals,” (because it’s a super-hot term right now)… but what they’re really displaying next to the sign that says, “Lemurian Crystals,” are not Lemurians.

Keep reading here: hibiscusmooncrystalacademy.com/story-behind-lemurian-crystals/
7.  More Crystal Fakes & Misrepresentations
Yep, we’ve got more crystal fakes to talk about today. 😀 Yahoooo!

On my most recent trip out to the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show I attended a lecture on Fake Minerals.

Oh my gosh…this was so right up my alley! Can you make a Crystal Hottie/Nerd any happier? I mean… finding an academic lecture to attend while hanging out at the biggest most glittery gem show in the world, teaching about mineral frauds. Whaaaaa? You better believe I was front row & center, glasses pressed down tight on my nose, notebook & pencil in hand! Poor Frankie (my hubs) suffered through too. He’s such a good sport! 🙂

Keep reading here:  hibiscusmooncrystalacademy.com/more-fakes-2017/
8. Crystals for an Energetic Shield of Protection
Do you know how to create an energetic shield of protection around you if you’re an energy healer… or even if you’re not? We all need to mindfully protect our energy.

Years ago,  when I first started learning about energy healing, doing energy healing, and even teaching people about energetic healings, I started noticing something…that I wasn’t really protecting myself correctly & I was zapping myself of energy after doing these healing sessions or teaching groups of people.

This type of work really zaps the energy from you…if you don’t know how to mitigate that. It’s important to protect yourself & protect your energy with an energetic shield of protection, and crystals can help you do just that.

Keep reading here:  hibiscusmooncrystalacademy.com/energy-shield-protection/
9.  Crystals for the Color of the Year: Greenery ~ 2017~ Sphene + Peridot
Pantone chooses a color of the year every year, and…you may or may not know, I’ve done this crystal video to go along with the color of the year for a few years running now.

This year, for 2017, Pantone chose a color called Greenery

Now, I was excited to find out what the color was and I was really excited to see it!

The first thing I thought of was “nature + freshness + vibrancy”.

I thought, “Perfect. I know exactly what crystals I’m going to go to that reflect ‘greenery’.”

Keep reading here: hibiscusmooncrystalacademy.com/color-of-the-year-greenery-2017-sphene-peridot/
10.  Crystal Work for an Attitude of Gratitude

Jean – Baptiste Massieu said “Gratitude is the memory of the heart.”

Gratitude, appreciation, thankfulness all flows from the heart.  It’s the simplest yet most powerful of notions.

It’s the pulse of life… right up there with Prana, Shakti, Chi.  And it undoubtedly opens the doors to greater love & joy.

It clears the pathway, it raises your vibration.  It sparks wonder in the small moments, love in all things. ❤

Keep reading here:  hibiscusmooncrystalacademy.com/attitude-of-gratitude

Which one’s your favorite?  Which 2017 blog post did you vibe with the most or get the most out of … find most useful?  I’d love to hear from you in the comments below!♥

Sparkly New Year’s Crystal Blessings to you dearest one. I’m really looking forward to 2018. This will be the BEST year yet for all of us!

Hibiscus Moon

Sugilite: the Stone of Spiritual Protection

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Sugilite: it’s a very popular stone on the scene right now,  so that’s what we’re gonna to talk about here today. ♥

First off,  just some geology pronunciation stuffs: I know most of you in our community are perhaps more used to this stone being more commonly pronounced as ‘soo-jeh-lyt’.

This is a mineral that’s actually named after the geologist who discovered it back in 1944, Dr. Sugi; hence the name, “Sugilite”.

But a lot of people see how it’s spelled and they mispronounced it as ‘soo-jeh-lyt’.

It’s actually pronounced, “soo-ghee-lyt”, with a hard-G. 

OK, ’nuff about that. 😉

Here’s a quick recap of the info included in the above video…
Sugilite Geo-Facts

  • It’s a manganese-based mineral… also contains lots of other elements as well
  • most often comes from the manganese mines in South Africa
  • its Mohs Hardness is between 6 and 6.5 so it’s relatively hard
  • usually grows in masses; a stone mass.  Very, very, rarely does it form a crystal, but when it does they call a “sugilite gel” – where it’s transparent, those are going to be much more expensive. 😉 
  • can range from a pale lilac color all the way down to a deep purple and even bordering on magenta from the manganese content in it

Sugilite Metaphysical Info

  • aligns with your Third Eye and Crown Chakras 
  • also aligns closely with Archangel Michael; your angel of protection as I mentioned in a recent video blog post
  • a stone of spiritual and powerful psychic protection

[caption id="attachment_19608" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Rob Lavinsky, iRocks.com – CC-BY-SA-3.0 [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]Sugilite is known to actually invite in the violet flame energy of protection; to help protect you from any sort of spiritual or psychic attack or even energetic cords from getting in or latching onto your EMF; your Electromagnetic Field.
Sugilite helps to purify your aura and your EMF (one and the same).
***If you’re interested in learning more about techniques and other specific crystals for cord cutting check out my blog post over here. 

Sugilite is our go-to stone for spiritual protection, so if  you’re having dreams where you feel like there’s a lot going on and maybe some spiritual or psychic attack happening or even just sensing that intuitively, in general (it doesn’t have to be in a dream)… this is your stone to work with for that.

It’s also a stone that helps to enhance your dreams or to have more vibrant dreams or to assist in remembering your dreams; dream work in general.

I’d love to hear about your experiences with this gorgeous stone so please share in the comments below.

Do you have Sugilite in your collection?  A tumbled stone or jewelry piece?  How have you worked with this and how have you found Sugilite supports you in Crystal Healing?

Crystal Blessings!

Hibiscus Moon

How to Cleanse Crystals | Simple Technique

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Today, I want to talk about how to energetically cleanse your crystals.

Not, physically clean them… because I did that over here a long while ago. 

Now, I have a different take on that whole subject of cleansing your crystals.

**In fact, I have an older video/blog post about this but I decided it was high time to update it and give you my most up-to-date (& more condensed) info on this subject because so many people ask about this!**

So, let’s dive in!

How to Cleanse (Re-tune) Crystals
First of all, the whole idea of “cleansing” your crystals is one that I never resonated with.

When I first started learning about crystals, of course, I hit the books and a lot of people would talk about cleansing their crystals. And then especially when we took things online, I also remember seeing (way back in 2005 or something like that), a big movement towards everybody talking about crystals and cleansing.

Then YouTube came along and I recall seeing a lot of people talking about the topic again… and I was part of that crowd too, don’t get me wrong!

But it never really sat right with me because I was always wondering…
“If crystals can maintain their energetic stability so wellwhy do they need to be cleansed so often? Why are we using them as tools to help us if they are so vulnerable to energy themselves?”

Know what I mean?

In working with crystals more and more over the years, in researching and also working with our students; teaching and getting feedback from our alumni and even their clients, it became quite evident to me that the crystals did NOT need to be cleansed on an ongoing basis so much.

This all goes back to the very nature of crystal structure itself and a term that I call the dominant oscillary rate.
Vibration
Everything is vibration, baby.

Everything oscillates and has its own signature frequency.

We have a collection of various vibrational frequencies making up who we are as a physical body and as an energetic being as well. There’s a lot going on and as humans, we don’t have a lot of preciseness in how we’re built, especially if you look at our molecular makeup. Our vibrational frequencies are numerous and very random. We do have some liquid crystal going on but we’re not mostly made up of liquid crystal.

Whereas with an actual crystal…
(The whole definition of a crystal is that its molecules are built-in a very specific repeating geometric pattern; a precise lattice structure.)
there’s no randomness to a crystal.

There might be a glitch here and there but a crystal is made up of a precise repeating geometric pattern in the way that its molecules are arranged.

So because of that, it has a very stable vibration that it emits in an energetic bubble around itself. We call that bubble an energy torus.

At times, that oscillary rate or vibration can get knocked out of sync in a crystal by very specific high amplitude energetic events.  But it’s a rare event.Ours gets knocked out all the time very easily. It can

On the other hand,  our vibration gets knocked out all the time quite easily.

So, it has to be a very high amplitude with a lot of energy to knock the crystal out of its base vibrational frequency; some sort of very intense energy can do that. When that happens, the crystal will naturally realign itself back to its dominant oscillary rate, where it naturally wants to be, on its own, given some time.
Retuning
Now, if we want to facilitate that crystal getting back to its dominant oscillary rate more quickly, there’s something we can do:   I coined it retuning a number of years back b/c it does a better job explaining what’s actually happening. (You can liken this to “cleansing”.)

It’s basically like retuning an instrument, a guitar, a piano. I don’t call it “cleansing” because that has the connotation of the whole concept of doing it often, doing it on a frequent basis, like taking a bath and that’s not what I’m talking about here.

I get into tons more detail about this in my Certified Crystal Healing Course.  But just as an overview here, I’ll give you a really simple technique that you can easily do to retune your crystal when it’s necessary.

This DOES NOT need to be done all the time or if somebody simply touched your crystal, unless again, that person exposes your crystal to a really high amplitude; like high emotions; yelling, breaking things, manic behavior (could be negative or positive emotions): That sort of energy CAN knock that crystal out temporarily.

Once again, you can leave the crystal alone and it will gradually eventually go back to its “home-base” vibration on its own eventually. Perhaps after a few weeks or months.

Or you can facilitate this happening more quickly with my favorite and super-easy method…

Sound Acoustics
I like sound energy because it’s more practical and it’s much more effective from a scientific perspective.

Just use SOUND. Immerse your crystal(s) with loud sound – acoustic vibrations; a sound bath!

In my video, I’m using a tuning fork.

Sound effectively sends energy vibrations out into our environment that we can’t see, but we can hear and measure.

We’re constantly surrounded by vibrations of all different sorts that we’re not able to see or pick up with our other senses. We’re affected by them but we’re just not able to see them because they’re not visible light.

So those energy sound waves from the tuning fork went out into the environment, right? It affected me then it went through the crystal and agitated its vibration; jarred its dominant oscillary rate to snap back into alignment, back to its natural frequency.

This method is so flippin’ easy! You don’t:

  • have to do any kind of saltwater cleanse and worry about Mohs hardness or rusting, dissolving, etc.
  • need lug your whole crystal collection out into the moonlight; although I do really like that practice for the ceremonial effect and spiritual effect that it has on me. I really like it. But I don’t do it every single moon cycle.  I’m saying you don’t have to feel guilty if you skip it for six months. 
  • have to worry about your crystals fading under intense sunlight
  • need to pick and move your entire colossal collection, just bring the sound source to them! 

If you know your crystal needs it, sound is simply the easiest way.

By the way, you don’t have to use a tuning fork. It can be any loud sound/vibration. It can be music or any sound, but you want to turn it up LOUD so that the amplitude is HIGH. That means the energy is high.

You can also use something beautiful like a crystal singing bowl.

You can get the amplitude going really, really, high and you can actually FEEL the vibrations penetrating everything in the environment.

Now, people will often ask me:

  • What note should I use on the tuning fork?
  • What note should I use on the crystal bowl?

MY ANSWER: It doesn’t matter. 🙂
Because any sound is sound acoustic energy as long as its high amplitude… doesn’t matter what note or frequency it’s in.
You just want it to be high energy; i.e. LOUD, where you can feel it reverberating. It doesn’t have to be tearing down the house where you’d have your neighbors calling the police because your music is so loud 😉 but you want to just make sure that it’s penetrating the crystal lattice, jarring the vibrations/penetrating the crystal, and that will knock it back to its natural dominant oscillary rate.

Wondering how often to retune your crystals? I have an older pillar blog post over here all about that.

Check it out for yourself and give it a go.

I’d love to hear your take on this as well, so go ahead and post it in the comments below.  Have you used sound to retune your crystals? Or do you prefer another method?

Crystal Blessings,

Hibiscus Moon