The need for achieving positivity is highest when we are feeling weary – and boy, we are feeling it right now. These simple tools will help you achieve positivity and revive the right mindset to move forwards. Whether you are stuck indoors with someone that could give Darth Vader a run for his money or experiencing general malaise over the pandemic, we have the perfect tools to comfort you.
1.Crystal Healing. Try: Black Onyx Power Bead Braclet, £5.49, www.crystalage.com
This purifying crystal works by absorbing negativity, turning bad situations into better ones. The properties enable you to eliminate negativity and make the best out of unhealthy situations. Umm, 100, please! This bracelet evokes feelings of safety, diminishes anxiety and helps to draw in positivity.
2.Quartz Crystal:: JSDDE Silver Alloy Natural Quartz Stone Pendant, £9.99, www.amazon.co.uk
It is said that wearing a crystal offers the most benefits. Quartz is considered the queen of them all. Utterly purifying, it rids you of negativity and holds onto positive energy or thoughts. You can choose a piece of jewellery or use a pendant or worry stone.
3.White Sage Incense: Satya Nag Champa White Sage, £3.75, www.amazon.co.uk
Burning or ‘smudging’ white sage provides an array of benefits. The ancient ritual (we can thank native American tribes for) offers antibacterial and antimicrobial properties; thus, pesky bacteria and viruses (we’re looking at you Covid)), are kept well and truly at bay. Phew.
Additionally, reports claim that white sage can improve respiratory conditions. Those with said conditions should wait until you have finished burning the incense before entering the room).
Furthermore, white sage has been used for centuries to cleanse your environment of negative energy. Studies have actually shown this compound to alleviate anxiety, lift the mood and improve sleep! All of this for £3.75. Cheaper than your morning latte!
4.Positive Energy Candle by Aery, £24.95, www.aeryliving.com
As you may have noticed from the previous article, this is one of the best candles for inducing positivity. Aromatherapy can be so useful in times of stress and is well worth the time. Essential oils are an invaluable resource for transforming a negative mood into one of happiness. Use aromatherapy candles and bath oils for achieving a maximum effect (try Aromatherapy Associates).
5.Silk Eye Mask and Sleep Spray: Dream Weaver Mist, £9.95, www.liveinthelight.co.uk
Make your bed cosy and warm, have your bath infused with essential oils and then climb into bed with your meditation soundtrack or a playlist. Now, all you need to achieve a complete state of bliss and positivity is a silk eye mask. Spritz some sleep spray onto your pillow for awesome dreams, apply luxurious silk eye mask and drift off. Happy days!
For more reading inspo: “The Best Candles to Waft Away Negativity“.