This latest boom isn’t the first moment astrology’s had and it certainly won’t be the last. Living life by the movements of the galaxy has been around in one form or another for thousands of years and those trends (and planets) just keep on circling.
Maybe it is just because we're all desperately scrambling for something to believe in, but isn’t that a good thing? The fact that we’re turning to the stars for guidance and to the earth for healing shows that we’re trying to connect with the world in a way that has maybe been lacking in the modern-day soul crush of living life tethered to our devices and desk chairs.
Anyway, whether you’re super into the world of modern day magick witchy healing, or just a casual dabbler, using astrology and healing crystals as personal tools is also just plain fun, and when you combine these two practices together?! Well, that just takes the cake (or you know, the vegan kale chia smoothie if that’s your jam).
Astrology exists to teach us about ourselves, and the wonders of crystal healing are all about enhancing your natural gifts and talents. Together, they offer great way to work with your personal energy and grow.
While different crystals have different properties, some crystals are especially attuned to certain astrological signs.
So what’s the best way to combine the powers of these two practices?
Crystals for the Capricorn
Known as the most determined sign of the zodiac, those hardworking goats just always keep on truckin'. Smashing out their goals no matter what curve balls the universe throws their way, the Capricorn is the heavy lifter of the astrological spectrum. But all that hard work (not to mention the expectation that comes with it!) can be exhausting both physically and emotionally, so a little crystalline boost in both departments can really come in handy.
So what is the best crystal for a Capricorn?
As an entrepreneurial Goat, you need to keep your ladder-climbing, glass ceiling-shattering, all around taking-no-prisoners brand strong. Whether it’s a creative epiphany or a move to live the life you’ve always dreamed of, Citrine will have your back, like a super reliable BFF that never bails on you for that guy from Tinder with the abs.
Said to boost your mood, creativity, motivation, and earning potential, fiery Citrine is the ultimate multi-tasker and perfectly suited to the driven Capricorn.
As a root chakra stone, Garnet is said to be excellent for manifestation. Especially in relationships, creative projects and business pursuits. The ambitious Capricorn doesn’t need anyone telling them to get to work, but in those moments where they feel like they’re pushing a boulder uphill, grounding Garnet can ease the Capricorn’s anxiety while stimulating an increase of energy within the body.
Capricorns are focused on career, always planning their next strategic move. Pyrite is an incredibly powerful stone for this persistent sign! In the workplace, Pyrite encourages leadership qualities and is an ally for managers and those working toward promotion. The Pyrite crystal’s name comes from the Greek for fire. This fiery stone manifests the protective and assertive male energy in both men and women and imparts an immediate increase in vitality.
A Pyrite crystal can help overcome the ever-present intellectual fatigue due to overwork and the tiredness of the nervous system by stimulating blood flow to the brain. This in turn increases mental clarity, focus and recall. And it’s a hell of a lot better for body and soul than slamming Red Bulls.
Ruby is wonderful for supporting persistence and purity. Protective of home, worldly possessions and children, as well as psychic protection, Ruby’s powerful presence can shield against unhappiness, empowering the ethically sound Goat to move forward without fear. Capricorns always believe they are doing the right things and they enjoy following the rules and need boundaries to succeed.
Think red means stop? Time to think again, with blazing Ruby at your side.
Remember – this is a killer place to start, but while Astrology is there to teach you about yourself, and crystal healing can help enhance your natural gifts and talents – these hella magickal practices are intensely personal and you may find there is more than one (or in this case four) stones or crystals that can represent and empower your astrological sign.
Keep your mind open as you explore which other crystals and stones symbolise the resourcefulness, wisdom and tenacity of Capricorn for you. You might be blown away at how different stones can characterise different quirks of people born under this zodiac sign, bringing out different strengths in the endlessly complex Goat.