In folklore Sunstone is associated with the Greek God of Prophecy, Apollo (think the Oracle of Delphi). It is the Yang to fellow Feldspar Moonstone's Yin.
Sunstone is a stone of Leadership. When working with Sunstone for leadership, this crystal focuses on what's best for all instead of simply pushing ahead. Since Sunstone can boost creativity, it's excellent for problem solving in leadership as well!
Sunstone is also used for discerning the hidden motivations of others, and is also associated with decision making. This can be a great crystal for those who engage in frequent business negotiations.
Sunstone can help lift your mood when you are feeling down. Sunstone is a great ally for confronting fears and phobias. Sunstone also works to replace anxiety with a sense of joyful vitality.
Sunstone is linked to the Sun ruled astrological sign of Leo, and the balanced and harmonious sign of Libra. Sunstone also corresponds to the sacral and solar plexus chakras.