Howlite was originally mined in Nova Scotia, Canada by geologist Henry How in 1868. It is helpful in processing old emotional pains to bring peace and contentment. It aids in letting go of unhealthy attachments. Howlite carries a calming energy and can soothe an overactive mind. It is useful during meditation and can increase focus while meditating. Also, howlite can prevent insomnia and promote peaceful sleep.