Raise Your Vibes: Let Black Tourmaline Protect Your Aura
Black tourmaline is a perfect crystal for your high-vibe lifestyle because of its unique properties that help you feel good.
We often struggle to keep our vibes high because our own subconscious may be streaming fear or anger into our mind and because people in our environment can bring negative vibes into our aura. If you keep this crystal with you and in the spaces you spend your time, you will feel a shift in your mental perception.
Feeling positive helps your health and improves productivity, relationships, and motivation. Feeling positive is not something you can put a price tag on because it transforms your experience no matter where you are in your life. You may have a great job but if you feel negative, you won’t enjoy it. Let black tourmaline be the power-washer for your energy so that you can make a positive impact on those around you and so that you can find inspiration, loving perspectives, and healing.
Using black tourmaline (or any crystal) isn’t hard, it’s actually one of the easiest things you can do. We have some fun ways to incorporate it into your life and as long as you cleanse the crystal when you feel it needs it, a small upfront purchase will give you a big energetic return on your investment for years to come. From simple things like keeping conversations positive to the more tricky emotional aspects of grief and healing past traumas, this crystal can help. It’s one of the top crystals healers use for themselves. First, let’s take a look at how to use this gift of nature for your healing.
How Does Black Tourmaline Work?
If you’re new to using crystals, you may be wondering how does black tourmaline work?
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Black tourmaline has a frequency that acts as a buffer - you can think of it as the bumper of a car, but for your own emotional well being. Instead of getting into really nasty emotional states when you’re around people spewing toxic words and energy, you can more easily keep your mind in a positive state. In practical terms, it can allow you to live feeling light, carefree, and in touch with your spiritual truth. It’s a beautiful crystal that can be an energetic anchor in your lifestyle.
Black tourmaline is also a crystal that helps your Root chakra. If you feel like you have trouble focusing or feeling like you are safe, this crystal will help you feel secure and slow down your rapid thoughts. The Root chakra is linked to our ability to provide for ourselves and feel like we belong in the world. If you want to follow-through on your projects and create a life where you aren’t struggling financially, this crystal can help shift your thoughts to the right frequency to manifest those things. Black tourmaline is well known for it’s grounding properties.
How to Use Black Tourmaline for Healing
You can protect yourself from paranoia and cleanse your energy field with this powerful crystal. To protect your aura from psychic vampires (people who drain you of positive, high-vibe energy), you can wear a black tourmaline pendant or bracelet. You can find black tourmaline rings and earrings as well. Negativity can come from many unseen places and having a good amount of black tourmaline around you can help lift the vibrations that can even come from what is called group consciousness. If you feel you’re bombarded by bad spirits, this can help shift your vibration so you don’t attract them.
In a basic sense, if you feel you have bad luck, frequently find yourself around fighting, sickness, or people who aren’t kind, black tourmaline can help to shift the reality you experience in your day-to-day life. Because the law of attraction magnetizes similar vibrations to us, as black tourmaline helps lift your energy, you will soon start attracting more positive experiences. It can help lift the heavy emotional memories that you may have been carrying around unconsciously. You are likely to start feeling you can finally forgive an ex or friend that you had a falling out with. Perhaps you will start accepting yourself more and even feel optimistic about the future from the shift in energy black tourmaline offers.
Meditate with black tourmaline and ask what negative energy it’s time to let go of. Let the gentle energy of the crystal help you find a heart-based approach to your day and allow it to help you gently heal your thoughts so you can be free of fear. Write down how you feel when you hold the stone to help bring the healing process forward in your mind. When you feel the negativity lift, you’ll find that you want to use the crystal more. It may feel like a weight is lifted from your heart - you may find you sleep easier and open up to people without anxiety.
Where to Place Black Tourmaline
You don’t have to tell people why you have placed black tourmaline on your desk at work because it’s a beautiful crystal that could very well just be for aesthetics. Let it do its work on an energetic level and see how things shift around you.
If you feel negative energy, add some black tourmaline in that space and it can help purify any residue from past tenants or events. We can’t blame our environment for our feelings entirely though. Our own subconscious can generate a lot of our own negativity. While you may not be able to wear a crown with black tourmaline, having it near daily will help change your thought patterns over time. Here are some other ideas on where to place black tourmaline.
- Wear black tourmaline as jewelry or have it in your pocket. This can help you when you’re out in public and protects you from cell phone radiation.
- Put it in the corners of your rooms. This means even when you’re not in the room, it’s being cleansed.
- Make a crystal grid on your altar. Check out this article about how to make crystal grids if you’re new to this.
- Place it anywhere there are negative people. This could be at home, work, or even in your car.
- Place it next to electronics to cancel out the EMFs. Have a piece near your TV, computer, cell phone charging spot, and wifi router to keep the radiation low (especially useful during Mercury retrograde!).
If you feel like you frequently experience anxiety and stress, black tourmaline can dislodge those feelings so you can feel free and excited about life. If you’re working or living around people who are negative, it’s essential that you have these gifts from nature with you to protect your psychic energy. Because everything has an energetic vibration, we are very sensitive to frequencies around us and the wavelength of our own unconscious thoughts that go on in the background of our mind. Incorporating tools to raise your vibration will help you feel empowered and strong.
Combine your crystals with a healthy lifestyle and daily affirmations and you will notice your life starts to feel bright and expansive. As you raise your vibration, you’ll feel more creative, often overcome chronic pain and even find yourself able to manifest the things you truly desire. The law of attraction can be activated by bringing in small habits and tools like black tourmaline that keep your vibration high throughout the day. As you relax and feel that you are connected to energy, you can become more intuitive and start to sense your own purpose with more clarity.
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