How To Choose & Program The Right Crystal

The best way to choose a crystal when you are looking for one is too pay attention to if you are drawn to it or not. Is a certain one speaking to you? Or standing out more than others? Rather than looks or colors you should pick a crystal by how you feel around or about it. If you find a crystal that really calls to you, use that one for your healing work. Chances are, it is calling to you for a reason.

Have you ever been naturally drawn to one stone and just have no idea why? Even the “not so pretty” ones? Everyone’s experience with crystals is unique. While I can share my experiences, in the end all that matters are yours. So I encourage you to try and allow yourself to be open to whatever sensations you notice. Be in the moment when you hold a crystal and observe how you feel. Pay attention to what you think and sense. Let your experience convince you.

From all my experiences with myself and many others, the crystals that we are most drawn to are the ones with that specific healing property/alignment that is needed most for our highest self, growth and healing at that moment in time…

My First Crystal

A few times I have been so drawn to a crystal and when I look up the meaning I am shocked at to how well the crystals description correlates with my life at that moment.

The very first piece of crystal jewelry I ever bought for myself, I subconsciously picked out an Amethyst necklace. Not even having known that it was own my birth stones for my Zodiac sign as a Pisces, a feminine water sign ruled by neptune. Pisces is the last month in the astrological year and it is in this sign we see some of the best qualities of all the other signs, representing an accumulation of learning and chameleon, jack of all traits, type persona. We lead very “fluid” lives, going with the flow rather than specific life plans…more fantasy bound than reality bound, idealist rather than realist…Being very sensitive, it is important that Pisces take care and protect ourselves from other peoples negative emotions and manipulations and an amethyst is a great stone for this!

Amethyst boosts the production of hormones, and stimulates the sympathetic nervous system and endocrine glands to optimum performance. Is also said to be highly beneficial in treating insomnia, especially when caused by an overactive mind. Figuring this out was so exciting for me at the time, because that it so me. ADD to the max! Every other crystal in my collection I have chosen because I just have an inner knowing, get feeling that it was meant for me.

What Crystals Can Heal

“So how exactly can a crystal heal or help us? In truth, crystals don’t cause healing. They vibrate with the energy already inside of you and your body absorbs and entrains, so it is you who does the healing, drawing in that energy.

Your Body is the physical aspect of you. Crystals can help balance bodily energies and bring about physical changes such as relieving headaches, low energy and exhaustion. Some have even healed deeper alignments, depending on their intention and focus, such as curing a persistent sore throat.

Your Mind is both physical (brain, nervous system) and nonphysical (emotions, dreams, thoughts, etc.). The vibration in crystals can help balance energies of the ming to bring healing. Such as stress, emotional issues, insomnia, nightmares, anxiety, depression, grief or lack of enthusiasm.

Your Spirit is the part of you that is purely nonphysical. Crystals can assist in balancing spiritual energies such as beliefs, unconditional love, forgiveness and compassion. They help facilitate communication to your higher self or higher power. ” By Crystals for Beginners, Karen Frazier.

How To Program Your Crystals

Because crystals vibrate on a higher frequency they can also be programmed with #intention. What would you like to bring more of into your life? Joy? Self love? Organization? Etc. Put that intention into your crystal.

  • First, do your research & choose a crystal that resonates with your desired intention or choose one that is speaking to you the strongest.

  • Get cozy with your crystal in your sacred space. Doesn’t need to be elaborate…just any space you can be quiet in, is special to you & allows you to focus on the task and special intention at hand.


  • Get into a clear & relaxed state by taking a few deep breaths. You can use some meditation music to help with this as well (here’s Christina Sutra’s Playlist that is the freaking shit that will help you mellow down, no matter what the occasion, she has a few great playlist at this link so choose one that resonates with you).


  • Write your intention down on a small piece of paper so you can refer to it or in your journal, or in your minds eye. For example, “I will work together with this crystal to achieve self-love & healthy confidence” or “I will work with this crystal to have a calm & anxiety-free week”. The options are endless!


  • Place the crystal at your third eye and visualize yourself LIVING your intention in your minds eye.  How would it feel? How would it sound when you’ve achieved that intention? Really use your senses to visualize you HAVING that intention as reality & then visualize shooting that “vision” from your third eye right into the crystal like a laser-beam of light. 


  • Now hold your crystal over your heart as you send your feelings of gratefulness. Gratefulness that we’ve been provided with such healing tools + supports to assist us here on Mama Earth School. Gratefulness that your intention has already been set & is coming to fruition. Manifestation wheels are already rolling! Feel the joy of that & let it flow from your heart into your lovely crystal ally. And say a heartfelt “Thank you”.


  • Now, take a deep breath & you’re all done. ?

Don’t forget to check in on our Instagram, for our next Live Crystal Sale, where we showcase crystal in real time on video! Our last live sale we completely SOLD OUT and you guys all received your one of a kind crystal pieces within 24 hours. We will be doing a live crystal sale once a month of all one of a kinda, crystal pieces in all different shapes, sizes and colors.


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