The 20 Crystals You Need This Winter, and Where to Buy Them Online

Feeling a little down now that winter's arrived? It's definitely not unusual to get cranky, mopey, lazy, or even depressed by the long periods of dreariness. And while there are plenty of health products available to help, what's recommended for those of us who don't like medications, light box therapy, or St. John's Wort? It may be surprising to some, but there's a growing movement that says crystals can help — yep, crystals, those hard, colorful things they get out of the earth — and are, in fact, beneficial for all sorts of maladies, including anxiety and depression. Additionally, with nature's winter dormancy, many of earth's creatures enjoy a period of hibernation. The shorter days and longer nights can make humans feel a similar need to get silent, go within, and introspectively access the quietest places of ourselves to recharge and replenish our hearts and minds — and a meditation session complete with winter'...