The birthstones for October are Tourmaline and Opal
Do you hang on to guilt, worry, or shame? Do you struggle with calming anxiety? If so, Tourmaline is the emotional cleanser you’ve been seeking. Let this stone’s soothing properties relieve stress and anxiety as you open yourself to self-love and compassion. Learn from your past and then release yourself from its shackles. Fall in love with yourself first. All good things will follow.
Opal absorbs energy and reflects it back, illuminating your true self in all of its shades. Use it when you need to see people and situations clearly. Especially when it comes to your own strengths and weaknesses. Meditating with this stone can help you understand and unlock your potential. Often associated with love and romance, Opal can aid in releasing inhibitions and following your true passions — wherever they may lie.