Howlite is a great stone to reduce anxiety, tensions, stress and anger, it is gentle, soothing and calms the energy around you.
It has a hugely calming influence helping to slow an over active mind, and in turn this can help to achieve a deep and restful sleep. Howlite can help to access higher wisdoms during the dream state and bring it back into consciousness when awaking.
It is also good at encouraging emotional expression and it can help in the elimination of pain, and defuse stress and/or anger. Howlite is one of the "attunement stones" which link the user to higher spiritual consciousness. It opens and prepares the mind to receive higher energies so is perfect to use before an energy attunement.