If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you have just experienced a major heat wave!! A hot summer is predicted throughout North America. Animals and people alike are challenged to find comfort when it’s 30+ degrees Celsius. Isn’t it great to know that there are crystals that can cool you and your pets down, while at the same time, encouraging hydration?

Support your pet with Green Calcite

Animals are very sensitive to energy flow, emotions and vibration levels. This makes Calcite a wonderful stone for our companions. Green Calcite is especially supportive for cooling on hot days. This is a relaxation stone helping to keep activity low while it promotes water intake.

Other helpful properties for people and pets include raising emotional balance, relieving stress while maintaining a strong heart connection. It is an emotional cooler as well, soothing anger and irritability, while relieving emotional stress. It nurtures positive traits like compassion and altruism and clears the heart chakra of unhealthy negative emotions. It increases our attunement to spirits, plants and animals. It assists all species in listening to and acting on what the hearts knows. Green Calcite can improve quality of mediation, helping to still our incessant chattering self-talk, allowing for an experience of wordless awareness. Sleeping with this stone can make dreams more pleasant. Carry or wear to help you feel clear and relaxed amid daily life stress.

Charge your pets water by putting a piece of Green Calcite in a fresh bowl for ½ hour before serving. Remove stones before providing it to your pet. Green Calcite energy will help your pet’s temperature and activity level regulate during hot days, while encouraging drinking. So keep that bowl full and charged!


Frosty Aquamarine keeps you on ice!

When you work with me you may notice that I love all stones! I have many favorites with Aquamarine being a very special life stone for me. This luminous blue gemstone is good for all types of calming and cooling, from hot flashes to anger. It also activates the throat chakra, assist with clear communication supporting our highest truth. This is a water element stone, bringing us in touch with our subconscious, domains of spirit and our deepest emotions. “There energy is as refreshing as a shower under a cool waterfall” as described by Robert Simmons. This calming, relaxing energy brings with is an alert state of consciousness, tuning us into our knowledge, wisdom and feelings, helping us to articulate them with clarity and conviction. Merged with female energy, this stone lends courage and clarity to express inner knowing, while enhancing intuitive abilities. Combined with male energy, Aquamarine helps dispel emotional numbness to assists with communicating feelings. It also calms frustration, helping to keep temper under control even when provoked. For both sexes it promotes gentle, truthful and compassionate communication. It is attractive to children and can make them very talkative. It’s helpful for a shy child or for children with verbalization difficulties.

Aquamarine is a stone of empowerment for everyone and helps us realize that real power comes from aligning oneself with the yielding, resilient vitality of life.


Recources: The Pocket Book of Stones, Robert Simmons & personal experience