Carnelian grounds and anchors you in the present reality. A stabilising stone with high energy, it is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity.
Carnelian has the ability to cleanse other stones. Psychologically, Carnelian imparts and acceptance of the cycle of life and removes the fear of death. In ancient times it was used to protect the dead on their journey to the afterlife. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy, and motivates for success in business and other matters. Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. This stone helps you trust yourself and your perceptions. It gets to the bottom of what makes you tick, overcomes negative conditioning, and encourages steadfastness.