This book is a comprehensive, yet easy to understand guide to the use of crystals and gems for internal growth, healing and balance in your daily life. Discover new resources, learn how to extend your personal awareness and centre by attuning to crystal energies. The magnitude and potential of crystals and gems to impact positively our personal lives and the evolving planet we live on is significant. Some of the topics explored in this book are: What are crystals physically and esoterically?; Working with crystals for self-healing; The ancient art of laying on stones; Psychic Protection; Generator Crystals; Important healing stones and their uses; Double terminated stones and their functions; Crystal Meditations; Black Holes. The book is designed for the lay person, as well as the professional, to give the basic understanding necessary to use the healing properties inherent within the mineral kingdom to improve the quality of our external and internal lives.