Use optimistic Sunstone if you suffer from lack of self-worth or have lost your enthusiasm for life. This crystal does not allow procrastination and gets you back on your path, instilling a deep awareness of your own value. Sunstone is helpful in codependent relationships. If you are prone to being manipulated by others of continually sacrifice yourself to someone else’s needs, Sunstone teaches you to say “no” and do only what is appropriate. A stone of self-empowerment, Sunstone lets your true self shine.
Sunstone can be used to both clear and energize chakras. It can be used to dissipate fearfulness, to alleviate stress, and to increase vitality.
It has been used to encourage independence and originality and to provide “luck” in the games.
Sunstone traditionally lifts depression and seasonal affective disorder.