Pyrite is a great energy shield with its beautiful metallic, golden shine. It blocks out pollutants and negative energy on all levels. It increases oxygen supply thus connecting you to your body, your environment and all life force within you. It purifies the oxygen in our cells and around ones environment. It has a protective effect on the energy levels around it as well as being a powerful motivator and activator improving memory and mental activity. It is great on boosting a males confidence and helps a woman to overcome inferiority complexes. It brings up health issues very quickly so that they can be worked through as well as helps in dealing with karmic challenges. It is a positive stone and keeps you from losing your energy and helps you get over deep feelings of sadness and inertia.