Carnelian is a stone traditionally associated with the second chakra due to its intense orange color however it is beneficial to all the lower chakras. Carnelian has an intense vitality and is known for its high energy. It is very useful for people who are tired or struggle with exhaustion. It channels the life force energies as well as the sexual and creative energies of the second chakra. It also drives motivation and success as well as promoting a strong will and positive life choices. It can be used to dispel apathy, laziness, procrastination and passivity. Subsequently it simulates action, initiative, inquisitiveness, steadfastness and drive. It can help you trust yourself and lends courage for new pursuits. It is excellent for overcoming abuse and helps with acceptance of the fear of death and the cyclical nature of life.