Sphalerite helps us to distinguish truth from fantasy. In this way, Sphalerite is a stone that protects us by helping us to protect ourselves. As an energizing stone, Sphalerite is strongly connected to the energies of the earth and can help balance mental or spiritual overstimulation. Physically energizing stones can help balance an overactive mind and help us overcome intrusive or defeating thoughts. Sphalerite can be a reminder that when our mind is restless, getting up and moving will have a calming effect. Sphalerite is a stone of earth and fire energy; it can be an excellent stone for stimulating passion, growing confidence and sparking creativity.