Xenia Mateiu founded Village Rock Shop in Carlsbad, California, a welcoming gift shop specializing in crystals, gems, and geodes. She is passionate about these magical gems and the many ways they can enrich physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being. Xenia wishes to make crystals more accessible to anyone interested in them.

Latest Posts By Xenia Mateiu

3 months ago

Boost Courage and Self-Empowerment with Crystals

Whether you believe in manifesting and need more self-confidence to attract positive outcomes, struggle with anxiety and self-doubt, or want to feel empowered and trust yourself, you can boost your courage and self-empowerment…

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5 months ago

Crystals for Coping with Stress and Anxiety

We may get too caught up in what’s happening to us to notice, but stress can affect a significant part of what we do, think, or feel. We can experience stress on different levels, and it can manifest differently in each person…

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7 months ago

Crystals That Can Help You Reconnect to Yourself

Sometimes we find ourselves completely overwhelmed by busy schedules and monotonous routines. We tend to overwork ourselves, spend less time thinking about what we feel and who we are, and have less time for relaxation…

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8 months ago

How to Practice Gratitude with Crystals

Gratitude and appreciation have undeniable power. Being grateful can shift how we see our lives and help us become happier and focus on what matters. With or without crystals, practicing gratitude has numerous benefits…

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9 months ago

How Spirituality Can Improve Your Life

Over the last year, I saw many people searching for crystals or gemstones, wondering if they have to define themselves as spiritual to use the stones effectively, if they need to believe in energies, or if it is wrong that they only see crystals as pretty rocks. Well, there is no wrong answer to this. […]

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11 months ago

Crystals and Gemstones for Love and Seduction

Whether you are waiting for Valentine’s Day to celebrate love or you are a passionate person all year round, let’s have a conversation about love, passion, and seduction and the fascinating gemstones and crystals that can spice up your romantic life…

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12 months ago

How to Invite Nature Indoors for Better Mental Health

Spending time outdoors in a park, gardening, enjoying a picnic, or forest bathing improves our moods and mental health. But when we can’t go outdoors and connect to nature to feel better, especially now in the winter, we can try to bring…

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1 year ago

How to Incorporate Healing Crystals into Your Self-Care Routine

Healing crystals and gemstones have risen in popularity just like being aware of our needs and investing time and energy in self-care has. Crystals are believed to have healing properties and energies that can enhance our lives and serve purposes…

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1 year ago

How to Meditate with Crystals and Gemstones

When your life gets hectic, and you find yourself agitated and overstressed, it’s time to take some time with yourself and slow down the pace. An excellent way to do that and reconnect with your mind and body is through meditation…

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