BLUE AVENTURINE(All-Around Healing Stone / Stone of the Amazons / Stone of Discipline & Inner Strength) promotes taking full responsibility for one's life, relationships and experiences, while lending the support needed to empower change. Gives the ability to make clear decisions. It can be highly beneficial in overcoming bad habits, such as smoking, overeating, and substance abuse, or in dissolving negative traits, such as selfishness and passive aggression. In the workplace, Blue Aventurine is a crystal of leadership and helps to earn respect. It assists in approaching new projects calmly and without nervousness. It encourages vision and inspiration, and aids in expression and effective communication.