PIETERSITE (The Tempest Stone / The Stone of the Storm) is a stone that carries a charge, a little like a storm raging within it. It brings cleansing energy to aid you to create change. It helps you to let go of unwanted habits and negative ways of living your life. It helps you to access spiritual guidance, and allows you to look further than where you are now, to see the big picture. This stone helps in utilizing the power of your imagination to dream, to create beautiful visions and ideals. This crystal is known to energize your mind and mobilize you to action. Pietersite dispels illusions of separateness and to remove beliefs and conditioning imposed by other people. It links you to the source of your own inner guidance and helps you to recognise the truth or falsehood of other people's words. Pietersite dissolves stubborn blockages and clears confusion. It removes mental and verbal conditioning, beliefs that have been imposed on your by people in authority such as teachers, parents and rule makers. Pietersite is a supportive and strengthening stone, helping you speak out and assist in processing conflict and suppressed feelings. Bond with this stone and what you imagine can be achieved.