1 . Rub it when you feel worried or stressed.
Worry stones have enormous power to soothe frazzled nerves.
Research has shown that physical activity-even slight touch or movement .
While it may not solve your problems, it will diminish the intensity of the worry and help you move toward positive solutions.
2 . Carry it with you.Emotional self-regulation is a skill that can be learned. Once you've practiced setting aside negative thoughts and feelings, an object like a worry stone can be a useful aid in accessing this skill.
3 . Meditate with your worry stone.
Stones have been used for millennia as an aid to meditation and prayer. Rubbing the stone helps focus the mind and eliminate distractions.
4 . Give one as a gift .
The gift of a worry stone says, "I know you have a lot to worry about, and I wish you comfort." They will think of your love every time they see the worry stone! Don't gift a used worry stone unless you have energetically cleansed it first.
5 . Stone therapy .
Worry stones may help with skin picking, fingernail biting, hair pulling, and other compulsive behaviors. They are also used for treating addiction and for smoking cessation. Generally, touching the worry stone replaces the behavior that is being corrected. Playing with it keeps the hands and mind busy until the urge passes.
Worry stones are also used to help cope with sensory integration disorder, especially in children.