Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Margaret Ann Lembo, author of Chakra Awakening and the new Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones.

The array of colors in our energy field and all around us is part of the life giving force that keeps us alive and well. The vibrancy and sparkle of the colors can make the difference between having a hum drum existence to one that is exuberant and full of joy. Here are some guidelines to inspire you to add specific colors for specific reasons in your life. Use the color of clothes (including undergarments and pjs), color of foods, color of décor, and the colors of your gemstone jewelry to add these good vibrations to your life.

Arrange your closet to match the colors of the rainbow to help you make more conscious choices in the way you dress. Chakras—the energy centers of our body, mind, and spirit—can be aligned from head to toe by matching your intention with the color of your outfit and accessories. Use this simple chart to guide you to choose colors and gemstones to match with your intention. Choose your clothes, jewelry, décor and your food with these simple guidelines and watch your life transform.

Color Chakra Gemstones Awakening
Brown and Black Root Black tourmaline, black obsidian, aragonite Grounding, focus, stability, safety, and protection
Red Root Garnet, ruby, and red jasper Vitality, motivation, sensuality, sexuality
Orange Navel Carnelian, Amber, Orange Calcite Fertility, giving birth, manifestation, law of attraction, creativity
Yellow Solar Plexus Citrine, Golden Calcite, Golden Topaz Self –confidence, courage, digestion, clarity, joy, happiness
Pink Heart Rose Quartz, Pink Calcite, Rhodonite, Rhodochrosite Comfort, love, balance, harmony, ease, friendship, romance, overall feel good vibe
Green Heart Green aventurine, jade, green tourmaline, green moss agate, green calcite Compassion, kindness, love, caring, acceptance, tolerance, abundance, companionship, good luck, prosperity
Pastel Blue and Turquoise Throat Blue lace agate, chalcedony, angelite, celestite, aquamarine, blue calcite, amazonite, turquoise Communication, expression, being heard, courage to speak up, truth, Divine inspiration, angelic communication
Indigo and Navy Blue Throat and Third Eye Kyanite, Lapis lazuli, sodalite, sapphire Intuition, inner knowing, truth, Divine alignment, Ascended Masters, inner knowing, spiritual sight, wisdom, grace
Violet and Purple Third Eye and Crown Clear quartz, diamonds, selenite, apophyllite, optical calcite, Herkimer diamonds Inspired living, wisdom, miracles, connection to All That Is, channeling, transformation, Divine Intervention, Higher consciousness

The color red brings energy, motivation, and passion. Just don’t wear too much of it when you are angry! Orange indicates an active and creative time; it also alerts that it is time to get up and move forward in life. When you are drawn to yellow, you are probably ready to let yourself shine your light and increase self-confidence. Blacks and browns are grounding and protective; they make you a bit less obvious. Turquoise, blue, and purple tones illustrate a desire or need for alignment with the Divine. Green and pink are the colors of the heart, love, caring, and compassion.

Both of my books—Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones and Chakra Awakening—offer an in-depth understanding of these tools to use to help you have an easier and happier life. Take the time to color your life. Place a rock in your pocket and a good thought in your heart. You will be happy you did!

Our thanks to Margaret Ann for her guest post! For more from Margaret Ann Lembo, read her article “Gemstones: How to Use Colors and Stones to Achieve Your Goals.”

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