Sunstone is an abundance stone. It encourages independence and originality, is inspirational in revealing talents, and attracts fame and unexpected prosperity. It is an excellent "good luck" crystal for competitions. Sunstone helps the wearer to feel alive and enthusiastic. It increases vitality and is beneficial in starting, maintaining fitness, for occupations requiring high energy throughout the day. Sunstone increases your profile and brings opportunities for leadership and promotion. Sunstone provides a source of strength if you are dependent on others emotionally. It helps alleviate fearfulness and stress, protects against those who drain your energies. It is also an excellent crystal for phobia sufferers to ease fear of the dark, enclosed places, or the presence of other triggers. Worn as a ring on the receptive hand, Sunstone helps one receive what is needed and desired. On the transmitting hand, it channels multiple healings and blessings to others. Worn as a pendant, Sunstone brings the heart's wisdom into alignment with the mind's inspirations. It stimulates self-healing powers, regulating and harmonizing all of the organs. It is particularly energizing to the Base and Sacral Chakras, stimulating leadership and will & creativity. The red and brown shades of Sunstone activate the base of the root chakra located at the base of the spine.