Carnelian symbolizes being dynamic, fiery, and passionate, while also having the ability to calm, ground and protect. It encourages optimism, courage and inner strength while centering ourselves and ground spiritual. A stabilizing stone, Carnelian restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. Carnelian is useful in trusting yourself and your perceptions. It warms and energizes it combats sluggishness and invigorates the mind and body.