Rhodonite is an emotional balancer that nurtures love and encourages the brotherhood of humanity. It has the ability to show both sides of an issue. This stone stimulates, clears, and activates the heart and the heart chakra. It grounds energy, balances yin-yang, and aids in achieving one’s highest potential. It is said to enhance mantra-based meditation, aligning the soul more closely to the vibration. A useful “first aid stone,” Rhodonite heals emotional shock and panic, lending a supportive energy to the soul during the process. It is extremely beneficial in cases of emotional self-destruction, codependency, and abuse. Rhodonite clears away emotional wounds and scars from the past—whenever that may be—and brings up for transmutation painful emotions such as festering resentment or anger. This stone has a strong resonance with forgiveness and assists in reconciliation after long-term pain and abuse. It can be used in past-life healing to deal with betrayal and abandonment. With its ability to promote unselfish self-love and forgiveness, it helps in taking back projections that blame the partner for what is really inside the self. Rhodonite is a useful stone to turn back insults and to prevent retaliation. It recognizes that revenge is self-destructive and promotes remaining calm in dangerous or upsetting situations. Rhodonite balances and integrates physical and mental energies. It builds up confidence and alleviates confusion.