Rhodochrosite represents selfless love and compassion. It expands consciousness and integrates the spiritual with material energies. This stone imparts a dynamic and positive attitude. Rhodochrosite is an excellent stone for the heart and relationships, especially for people who feel unloved. It is the stone par excellence for healing sexual abuse. Rhodochrosite attracts a soulmate but this may not be the blissful experience you’re hoping for. Soulmates are the people who help us to learn our lessons in life, and although this is not always pleasant, it is for our higher good. Rhodochrosite teaches the heart to assimilate painful feelings without shutting down, and removes denial. This stone clears the solar plexus and base chakras. Gently bringing painful and repressed feelings to the surface, it allows them to be acknowledged and then dissipated through emotional release. Rhodochrosite then helps to identify ongoing patterns and shows the purpose behind each experience. This is a stone that insists you face the truth, about yourself and other people, without excuses or evasion but with loving awareness. Rhodochrosite is useful for diagnosis at the psychological level. People who have an aversion to the stone are repressing something in themselves they do not want to look at. The stone urges that they confront irrational fears and paranoia, and reveals that the emotions they have been taught to believe are unacceptable are natural. They then see things less negatively. Psychologically, Rhodochrosite improves self-worth and soothes emotional stress. Rhodochrosite is mentally enlivening. It encourages a positive attitude and enhances dream states and creativity. This stone links you into the higher mind and helps you integrate new information. Emotionally, Rhodochrosite encourages spontaneous expression of feelings, including passionate and erotic urges. It lifts a depressed mood and brings lightness into life.