Obsidian powerfully eliminates negative energy, in one’s life and environment. It is a strongly protective stone, forming a shield against negativity, and it helps one remain centered when face with negativity. it is also a strong grounding stone stimulation to root chakra. It assists in breaking negative emotionally based patterns such as addictions. Place Obsidian in the hallway near the front door to neutralize any negativity that has been brought in, and restores a more harmonious ambiance.