This article is written by Elina Allais, a Reiki, Crystal healing practitioner. She is the creator of @CrystalPoems and the e-book – The Inspiring Story of 33 Crystals. You can join her for more on crystals on her YouTube channel.
The pure and gentle energy of children makes them especially vulnerable to energy leaks and blockages. Crystals have powerful protective properties that can support children and keep them safe from energy drain.
There are many ways to use crystals, such as wearing them as jewelry, carrying them in your pocket, or placing them near your bed or work/study space. This applies to both adults and children alike. When choosing a crystal, it is always a good idea to follow your gut instinct and to go for the crystal that you or your child feels the most drawn to.
In case there are no children in your life at the moment, working with crystals can help you connect with your inner child and rediscover the childlike qualities within yourself.
Here is my intuitive selection of 3 crystals that are highly supportive for children-
Rose Quartz crystal is a perfect match with children’s pure and playful energies. Like all the other Quartz crystals, it has high-vibrational energy that helps us connect with higher dimensions and receive guidance from our spirit guides.
The soothing and nurturing vibes of Rose Quartz crystal offer support and a sense of comfort to children who are going through a tough time, such as their first heartbreak or grieving a family member. This crystal can help to bring back feelings of joy and playfulness to children who are suffering from emotional wounds or trauma of any kind.
For adults, it is a perfect crystal for opening up blockages in the Heart Chakra area caused by toxic relationships. It helps us feel blissful and reminds us that we are always worthy of love, no matter how deeply anyone has hurt us or how we may have hurt others.
Rose Quartz reminds us what it felt like to be a child and to live life with an open heart and an open mind. It reconnects us with our innocence and purity and encourages us to adopt a more playful approach towards life.
Larimar crystal is believed to have a close connection to Atlantis and to carry the uplifting and healing energy of dolphins and the oceans. It is a crystal of harmony and serenity that nourishes both body and soul on the deepest level.
The calm and compassionate energy of Larimar works well with children, as it can help dissolve their fears and soothe emotional trauma. It is an incredibly supportive crystal to wear for children suffering from stress or anxiety, as it helps to bring a sense of peace and relaxation to its wearer.
Larimar can also help develop communication skills in children. Its harmonious vibes promote patience and clear communication as well as voicing one’s truth without fear of judgment or rejection. What makes Larimar special is its unique combination of energies, that support both intellectual growth as well as heart-based interaction with the world.
Wearing a Larimar crystal as jewelry can also encourage children to express their creative talents and artistic skills, as it connects them with the flow of inspiration from the ancient Atlantis.
As I mentioned above, children’s gentle energy and heightened sensitivity make them especially vulnerable to energy leaks and absorbing toxic energies from their environment. Wearing a Malachite crystal can help keep their energies safe as it is believed to be one of the most powerful crystals of protection.
Malachite crystal symbolizes spring, new growth, and fresh energies, and that is why it is believed to enhance growth and expansion of any kind. It is a wonderful crystal for children, as it supports the process of learning and assimilating new information.
Malachite is believed to have an energizing effect, which makes it a helpful crystal for children struggling with fatigue and exhaustion. Its vibrant and uplifting energy can give children a boost of motivation and help them get through stressful times at school.
For adults, working with a Malachite crystal encourages seeing the world from a brand-new perspective. It reminds us of what it felt like to be full of curiosity and wonder.
The cheerful and optimistic energies of Malachite crystal help us all connect with that part of ourselves that likes to play and find joy in the simple things. As a crystal of transformation, it helps us embrace growth and adapt to change with an open mind.
A simple crystal meditation practice for connecting with your inner child
Sit comfortably in a quiet space. Relax your body and mind by breathing in deeply at least three times.
Now, take one of the three crystals described in this article and hold it in your hands. Close your eyes and visualize a bright golden light radiating from the crystal. Follow the light, as it gently takes you through time and space back to the time you were a child.
Try to remember an experience or a situation in your childhood that made you feel especially happy or joyful. Try to remember as many details as possible, such as the location you were at, the sights, smells, and sounds of that place, and the feelings you felt. Try not to judge or attach any labels to the experience you had.
Stay in this meditative state for as long as you like. Now, open your eyes and slowly bring your awareness back to the outer world. You can also repeat this affirmation I have channeled for you out loud or quietly in your mind: I know that within me is the same child I once was. I feel pure and playful as I embrace him/her with my loving energy.