Many people don't know the crucial role a birthstone can play in their life.
Remember this, everything around us is made up of star dust. That being said, there are certain energies stored in stones that are associated with a particular month.
My mother bought me a small sapphire pendant when I was a kid, and I haven't taken it off since. People have always called me lucky, but I think it has more to do with being able to sense the energies around me.
Here's how to unleash the hidden power of your birthstone. Trust me, you don't have to wait too long until you reap the benefits of the stone.
January - Garnet
This gorgeous red stone is just what you need when feel lethargic and disconnected from the present.
Get that extra boost in life by keeping this crystal close by.
When you're ready, this stone will lead you to enlightenment and motivate you to power through life without feeling bogged down by the negativity surrounding you.
February - Amethyst
When your life is plagued by fear and stress, keep an amethyst crystal close by.
The stone strengthens your body by reducing pain and healing past wounds.
If you have trouble sleeping, keep the stone by your bed.
It will calm you down and radiate positive energy to help you have good dreams.
March - Aquamarine
Does the harshness of reality sometimes make you fear the courageous spirit inside you?
Your gorgeous blue birthstone will heal your fragile spirit and encourage you to follow your dreams.
Once you unleash its power, there's no stopping you from succeeding!
April - Diamond
Diamonds are one of the hardest substances on this planet, and having one will help you to keep your strength as you go through times of upheaval.
What many people don't know about this birthstone is that they can be used to strengthen the immune system. So wear diamond jewelry to reap those benefits!
May - Emerald
Emeralds symbolize love and beauty.
When you're suffering from a broken heart or can't seem to be able to get what you want, your birthstone will help guide you in your darkest hours.
Legend has it that emeralds can make you extremely desirable and likable to other people.
So the next time you go in for that job interview or want to attract a cute guy, you know what you need close by.
June - Pearl
Pearls represent the purity of your soul.
During times of stress and anxiety, a pearl will help keep you balanced and gain perspective.
Your birthstone will also lead you to bigger and better things.
If your life seems to be in shambles now, hang on, that pearl necklace will give you the confidence to keep your chin up.
July - Ruby
This red birthstone will dispel any negative energy in your life by helping you find harmony.
Whether it's negative thoughts or negative people, rubies are known to have magical powers to bring joy in one's life.
This stone is particularly powerful when worn in your birth month!
August - Peridot
This beautiful lime-green crystal is desired by everyone because it helps to deter us from the seven deadly sins.
We all want to be a good person, and sometimes we lose sight of how we can truly achieve happiness when we're overwhelmed.
September - Sapphire
This birthstone holds a lot of wisdom inside it, which is why sapphires are so rare.
This crystal allows you to see people for who they truly are, before you get swept into their lies and false promises.
As a September baby myself, I keep my birthstone close. People are not always who they seem to appear, and you'll know that better than anyone else.
October - Opal
Opal is a stone that brings faith. The future won't be so bleak when you have your birthstone close to you.
This beautiful stone will help you let go of your past and cultivate hope for the future.
Remember, faith isn't necessarily faith in a higher power, but faith in yourself.
Your birthstone will give you the confidence you need to change your life for the better.
November - Topaz
Do you need clarity in your life? Topaz will help you find harmony and become at peace with your past, present, and future.
You'll come to realize that the past does not define you, and the present will be those good ol' days that you'll be missing when you're in your future.
So enjoy every second of your life while you can!
December - Turquoise
When you're ready to start a new chapter in your life, keep your blue-green birthstone close.
Turquoise is also great for enhancing emotions.
It will help you radiate positive energy in the world so that you can receive the things you desire most.
Let us know what your birthstone is in the comments!
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