Topaz is a mellow, empathetic stone that directs energy to where it is needed most. It soothes, heals, stimulates, recharges, re-motivates, and aligns the meridians of the body. Topaz promotes truth and forgiveness. It helps shed light on the path, highlights goals, and taps into inner resources. This crystal brings about a trust in the universe that enables you to “be” rather than to “do.” It cuts through doubt and uncertainty. Topaz’s vibrant energy brings joy, generosity, abundance, and good health. It has traditionally been known as a stone of love and good fortune, bringing successful attainment of goals. It is extremely supportive for affirmations and manifestation, and for visualization. It is said that the facets and ends of a Topaz crystal have both positive and negative energies through which a request to the universe can be focused and then manifested on the earth plane. Excellent for cleaning the aura and for inducing relaxation, Topaz releases tension at any level and can speed up spiritual development where it has been laborious. Psychologically, Topaz helps you to discover your own inner riches. It makes you feel confident and philanthropic, wanting to share your good fortune and spread sunshine all around. Negativity does not survive around joyful Topaz. This stone promotes openness and honesty, self-realization, self-control, and the urge to develop inner wisdom. Mentally, Topaz aids problem-solving and is particularly useful for those engaged in the arts. It helps you to become aware of the influence you have and of the knowledge you have gained through hard work and life experiences. This stone has the capacity to see both the bigger picture and the minute detail, recognizing how they interrelate. Topaz assists in expressing ideas and confers astuteness. Topaz is an excellent emotional support—it stabilizes the emotions and makes you receptive to love from every source.