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A Seashell in My Pocket

Posted by Jody on March 10, 2014

Pocket Seashells

Pocket Seashells

Happy Monday! I just found some of these little beauties on Maggie’s site and thought it was a great time to share these pocket-sized stress-busting beach treasures once again.

Beach Treasures and Treasure Beaches

We’re always looking for ways to use our special beachcombing finds. Here is just one more idea for putting those beach treasures to good use ~ everyday!

You may have heard of worry stones (or pocket stones) – those little, highly polished pieces of gemstone with a slight indention for your thumb.  I’ve often seen them for sale near the cash registers of gift shops and kitschy boutiques. They can be kind of pricey.

Rumored to have originated in Ancient Greece, when held between the thumb and forefinger, worry stones are supposed to relieve stress and reduce worries. Light enough to keep in your pocket, you can readily fidget with one in stressful or nerve-racking situations.

There is another version of the pocket stone that doesn’t have the smooth indentation for the thumb.  They are called  reflection stones and are used as a reminder to stay calm, balanced, grateful, etc. …

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One Response to “A Seashell in My Pocket”

  1. Maggie Beck said

    I carry a bit of the beach with me nearly every day. The small, polished shell fragments and ocean-tumbled pebbles remind me of being at the beach, and they can serve to refresh my spirit when I am too far from the ocean. Thanks for the link, Jody. It is always so nice to hear from you!

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