Holistic Articles

Healing Crystals for Self-esteem

We all find it hard to stay motivated at some point in our lives, and there are a number of personal, social and environmental factors that determine our ability to stay focused. Whether you struggle with motivation at the work place or at home, understanding the root cause of your... → more

A Brief History of Healing Crystals

In ancient mythology, Gods were depicted as wearing crystal breastplates. Goddesses wore necklaces with sparkling crystals. Ancient religious persons, sages and political leaders wore bejeweled amulets and plates. The Urim and Thummim stones used by Hebrew high priests exemplified the use of crystals. The Mayan culture decorated statues with crystals... → more

5 Crystals to Keep Close to Your Heart

Nearly 30 years of living and working with crystals means I’ve had the privilege of coming into contact with lots of them, discovering more about their amazing energies which can have such an inspiring and uplifting effect on our lives. I’ve never formally studied crystals, and consider... → more

Crystal Healing for Osteoparosis

Osteoporosis is a debilitating condition often known as the ‘silent disease’ because it is only diagnosed when someone breaks a bone. In the UK there are approximately three million people suffering from Osteoporosis; the ‘silent disease’ causes more than 230,000 fractures happening every year. Despite being more... → more

Healing Crystals For Career Professionals

The world is getting more and more chaotic, and as individuals, we are leading increasingly busy lives. Young professionals are working harder to make their way up the career ladder, and more experienced people with families often have massive work commitments to attend to, along with the huge responsibility caring... → more

Crystals for Laughter

In all honesty, the whole basis of any type of crystal healing for mind, body, spirit or all three, is to help empower ourselves; its aim is to bring quality and balance back into our lives, to enjoy life in the here and now with love and definitely lots of... → more

Amethyst Against Stress and Anxiety - A Five Day Challenge

Before joining Crystalcups, I have always had a very cautious relationship with crystals. I love them of course, how could you not? They are aesthetically beautiful and look great in any rooms. I also owned a few but never really realised their tremendous healing properties. While doing some cleaning, I... → more

Crystals for Summer Holidays with Kids

Schools out for summer, the kids are jumping for joy at the prospect of a 6 week holiday. What about you? Does the very thought make your hair stand on end and your mouth go dry? Do you have the smelling salts on standby? So many parents feel stressed out during... → more

Shamanism and Crystals

Ever since I was a child, I had a fascination with the world of rocks and crystals.  They were prized objects to me, in fact, one childhood summer I even had found a rock as the star prize in a family raffle that I was organising.  ... → more

Stones for a Peaceful Sleep

While some of us are embracing the heat wave after what seems like months, even years, of rain, others are finding it difficult to acclimatize to the balmy heat. This can cause a lack of energy and difficulty in getting a good night’s sleep. Here are our top... → more

Top Four Facts About Crystals

Last week I had a chat with a science man and a friend. We talked about crystals; we talked about crystals a lot. He wasn’t entirely sure about crystal healing qualities, let alone holistic therapy. We spent hours debating and then, tired as never before in our life,... → more

Healing Crystals During Pregnancy

Crystals are known as a safe and gentle way to protect against and alleviate ailments of the body and mind, especially those experienced during a typical pregnancy. Many women feel an increased sense of awareness and spirituality during pregnancy. Senses and intuition are heightened, and an increased connection with... → more