Seeking emotional balance and grounding? Petrified Wood is a stone that is incredible for grounding and stabilizing one's emotions and calming fears. - It helps one be practical, stay focused, and helps one to set a pace for themselves. Think of how this stone would benefit you at work, or in school, or venturing into something new. If you are overwhelmed, nervous or afraid, the properties that aide in keeping you grounded can help stabilize your emotions.