Smoky Quartz assists you with grief, despair, depression and other forms of fermenting negativity. It is a mild sedative with a relaxing effect and it helps you to explore your inner self, embracing dark areas with light and love, allowing healing and reconciliation to take place. It is also a good balancer of sexual energies and effectively releases bodily stress and strain related to emotional distress. It increases recall of dreams and intensifies channeling abilities, brings spiritual balance and the integration of past lives and future into the present moment. A great stone for channeling and increasing awareness, grounding and centering, it releases blocks and negativity on all levels. Use it to see and accept the joys in life, and to free yourself from illusion. Smoky Quartz is a good stone to use for grounding in healing sessions.