Spiritually, howlite is a stone of awareness. It can prepare the user or wearer to receive wisdom and attunement from the Higher Self and the Divine. Howlite can also be used to release attachments, or cords, linking old emotional pain, from this life or a past life, to the present. Howlite is a wonder stone for calming upset states of mind and emotion. Howlite also can decrease anger originating from within or externally. This can calm difficult communications and ease confrontations. It is also used to heighten creativity and expand self-expression.