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4 crystals that will help any student deal with university stress

Crystals are naturally occurring minerals with unique structures and bonds, formed under pressure over millions of years.

Crystals have been used for years, decades and countless generations. Fondly adored by the Egyptians who turned the reflective properties of the hematite crystal into mirrors; the Greeks rubbed the same crystal on their warriors’ shoulders before a battle, and the Romans harnessed the healing properties of these little gems and adorned them to crowns and tiaras.

For years crystals have been used to change the energy of the beholder and completely revamp spiritual energies. Whether you believe in the healing power of crystals or not, there is without a doubt some simple pleasure that comes from glaring at these colourful little stones. Here are the top four crystals that every student needs when dealing with university stress.


Firstly, we all know important sleep is—especially when you're stressed. Amethyst is the most effective crystal for helping you fall into a deep sleep. This enriching stone allows you to unravel the veil between the physical and dream worlds above you. This stone will truly allow your mind to rest so you are able to tackle your university commitments effectively.

Place this precious purple stone on your bedside table and allow it to send you into a deep sleep of calm and blissful tranquillity. When you wake up from your slumber you will be feeling energised and ready for the challenges ahead.

Clear quartz

Wanting to clear your mind? The simple brilliance of clear quarts allows you to achieve clarity, helping you cut through all the veils of self-doubt—dramatic, habitual, painful and repetitive thoughts and stresses that make you feel blue and low. when dealing with deadlines it isn't recommended to have other things on your mind, let this stone clear you of all those thoughts.

Tiger's Eye

This crystal is the keeper of confidence. This beautiful brown and brilliant yellow stone frees blocked creativity and helps you get yourself and your mind focused on your work—which is something that is essential for any student struggling with their work and deadlines. If you are feeling blocked and feel like you're being stretched thin, use Tiger's Eye to give you a storm of creative flow.

Promoting sharpness of your inner sight, it gives you the ability to see things clearly and focus on the task at hand. Place a few of these brown beauties on your desk and watch your productivity improve.


Dealing with self-anger and irritation? Use this deeply enriching, green stone to help you work on your mental stability. With its precious vibrations, it works to align and balance your inner nervous system—pretty much acting like a reboot button.

Take some time to focus on yourself when using this gem, you'll soon notice it promoting bliss, and your irritations will go out the window within minutes.

What crystals do you prefer to use to help you when you're at university? Let us know in the comments.