Lepidolite is a high-lithium stone and is very useful in balancing one’s emotional body and calming the mind. It activates the heart chakra, releasing an expansive, loving energy through the auric field. Lepidolite is deeply relaxing and is one of the most powerful stones for countering stress, worry, fear, grief and other traumatic emotional frequency.
Lepidolite is the cardinal “stop and smell the roses” stone! It ends the ‘what ifs’ of the ego mind and replaces them with a Zen-like quality of consciousness that simply experiences and appreciates present-moment reality. It brings an energetic sigh of relief to the aura, allowing one to let go of concerns - relax, release and enjoy the gifts of life and consciousness.
Lepidolite is most effective in calming frayed nerves, helping one to release stress and worry, and seeing one on the path of willing acceptance. It is at its best when life is at its most challenging - when one if aced with angry people, financial woes, loss of job or relationship, or the need to make major changes in a short time span. Lepidolite not only brings calm to stormy emotional seas, it also provides an energy of enlightened awareness that keeps one ‘on the beam’ so one can handle the situation in the highest way, preserving one’s integrity and well-being.
Lepidolite is a stone of serenity, and this trait extends in many directions. It encourages one to respond to hostility without putting up defences, to find the path of harmonious action and to see problems as opportunities to learn. It enhances physical grace and can be of great help to self-conscious dancers.
It lends effort eloquence to one’s speech and teaches one to listen to others with compassionate, patient attention, it encourages the eyes to see beauty, even in tarnished surroundings.
Lepidolite is also a stone of spiritual purification, and meditation with it can clear blocked energies in any of the chakras and throughout the meridian system. It can dispel negative thoughts and remove negative emotional attachments such as resentment and envy.
Lepidolite assists one in perceiving and releasing past emotional trauma which one may still be unconsciously holding. It prevents one from using such a trauma as a badge of courage or a secret source of pride. It helps one disengage one’s sense of identity from the experiences one has had in the past, and instead encourages one t identify solely with the presence of the Creator and the present moment. It can help those who continually attract crises in their lives to recognise their role in those creations and stop identifying themselves as victims.
Lepidolite is helpful in balancing emotional extremes. It allows one to find a strong, stable emotional centre, so the minor upsets and turbulence of life will not push one into emotional tailspins. It is also very useful for hyperactivity and attention deficit.
It is excellent for children, particularly those with sensitive emotional natures. Lepidolite can be helpful in preventing nightmares an in releasing fear of the unknown or one’s concerns about the future. Lepidolite offers support to those with depressive tendencies or who experience extreme worry. It can help slow down one’s thoughts, assisting one to live in the moment.
Lepidolite encourages release of identification wit the ego and acceptance of the present moment as a dwelling place for the soul.
Lepidolite assists one in finding a strong emotional centre, unaffected by the dramas and events of one’s external experience. It helps balance the emotions and prevents extreme emotional shifts. It is an excellent stone for those with excessive worry or fear. It is an excellent stone for sleep disorders, including insomnia due to stress or worry, or nightmares.
Affirmation: I move through all of life’s joys and sorrows, triumph and traumas with serenity and grace.
This crystal description has been adapted from my favourite crystal book - The Book of Stones