Onyx known to be the “Master of one’s destiny” is a stone of strength and protection, connecting, grounding and stabilizing the body to Earth energies. It provides protection by absorbing and transforming negative energy and helps to prevent one’s personal energy of being drained. It helps to ground and stabilize the emotions while building physical and emotional strength. Onyx provides strength in confusing or stressful times, calming any anxiety, nervousness and fear. It helps to sooth tempers, and brings self-control, self-confidence and focus aiding in wise decision-making. It provides the inner-strength to allow one to re-evaluate and release old habits or relationships that may be holding one back. Onyx is a great support stone for those who may be grieving or in denial, assisting in the healing process of acceptance and moving forward.