Care stones are used by many cultures for many purposes. They originated several millennia ago in ancient Greece. The first trim stones were simple rocks that had been smoothly transported to the sea. Today, trim stones are often carved from semiprecious stones.
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In many cultures, anxiety stones are believed to reduce stress. The basic method is to rub the smooth surface of the stone with index and thumb. Each culture adds its own traditions to this practice.
Calming the mind
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Rubbing a care stone will help clarify and calm the mind.
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Some people hold or scrub a sadness stone during meditation to concentrate their concentration.
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In Irish folklore, rubbing a care stone by Connemaramarmor will relieve worries and bring good luck. Many other cultures believe that wearing a care stone from her own birthstone attracts happiness.
Treatment for boredom
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Care stones are often used to relieve boredom. Rubbing a care stone can be a pleasant detachment in a particularly boring situation.