To say that humanity hasn’t always been the kindest companion to Mother Earth would be an understatement. The recent barrage of megastorms we’ve witnessed has inspired some sobering reflections on the effects we are having on our planet. So what can we do to show our love and appreciation for the role that Earth plays in our lives?
In addition to contacting Congressman, making everyday lifestyle tweaks, and speaking out for what you believe in, you can connect to the Earth you're fighting to protect using—what else?—crystals! Remnants of the ground beneath our feet, they help us to recognize how we can be better people, not just for ourselves but for the planet we walk on. By opening our minds to clarity and love, crystals can help us notice when our behaviors are not aligned with positive energy. Here are a few to use in your quest to inspire beneficial change in the world: