The name derives from healing properties associated with the gemstone. Sunstone is linked to luck and good fortune. It clears and energizes all chakras. Sunstone instills good nature, heightens intuition, and allows the real self to shine through with joy and brilliance. It dissipates fear, alleviates stress, and increases vitality. Encourages autonomy and originality. It is particularly helpful to those who have difficulty saying no to others. Sunstone facilitates self-empowerment. It acts as a natural antidepressant, increasing self-worth and confidence. Encourages optimism and enthusiasm, and stimulates self-healing powers.