Carnelian: This crystal balances the water element in the body. It acts as a driving force for an individual by increasing self confidence and courage. Carnelian also awakens hidden talents. A stabilizing stone, Carnelian restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions. It sharpens concentration. Protects against envy, rage and resentment. This crystal calms anger, banishes emotional negativity and replaces it with a love of life.