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Saturday, 16 July 2011

Benefits of Color


Red is hot. It can stimulate and excite. It connects to our physical self.

Red is associated with:

  • courage
  • strength
  • vitality
  • vigor
  • ambition
  • alertness
  • sexuality
  • pioneering spirit
  • willpower
  • aggressiveness
 

Benefits may be:

  • overcoming negative thoughts
  • a sense of power
  • self confidence
  • settled-ness
  • a feeling of security and safety
  • appetite stimulant
  • possible Tourette Syndrome cure
 

Too much red may result in:

  • impatience
  • increase aggressiveness
  • hostility
  • irritation
  • anger

Orange is warm and joyful. It connects to our emotional self.

Orange is associated with:

  • sociability
  • social confidence
  • success
  • happiness
  • resourcefulness
 

Benefits may be:

  • optimism
  • cheering
  • anti-depressant
  • inspiring
  • expanded interest and activities
  • enjoyable relationships
  • help remove inhibitions
 

Too much Orange may result in:

  • rritability
  • slight frustration
  • increased appetite

Yellow is warm to hot. It connects to our mental self.

Yellow is associated with:

  • mental clarity
  • cheerfulness
  • optimism
  • self esteem
  • wisdom
  • inspiration
 

Benefits may be:

  • memory
  • concentration
  • stimulating curiosity and interest
  • easing of depression
  • empowerment
  • confidence
  • courage
  • helps with anxiety
  • energy
  • aids discernment and decision making
 

Too much Yellow may result in:

  • superficiality
  • hyperactivity

Green is the master color. It is refreshing and cool. It connects us to unconditional love.

Green is associated with:

  • peace
  • renewal
  • love
  • hope
  • balance
  • harmony
  • self control
  • growth
  • life
 

Benefits may be:

  • stress reduction
  • rest
  • calmness
  • sense of balance and normalcy
  • relaxation
 

Too much Green may result in:

  • laziness

Aqua (turquoise) is cooling. It connects us to our expression.

Aqua is associated with:

  • purity
  • soothing feeling
  • calmness
  • confidence
  • oratory
  • openness
 

Benefits may be:

  • relaxation
  • loving expressiveness
  • freedom of expression
  • help with sleep
  • sensitivity
 

Too much Aqua may result in:

  • none known

Blue is cold and acidic. It connects us to holistic thoughts.

Blue is associated with:

  • communication
  • creativity
  • personal expression
  • vitality
  • decisiveness
  • knowledge
  • health
 

Benefits may be:

  • mental relaxation
  • calmness
  • peace
  • help with insomnia
  • confidence in speaking
  • clear communication
  • help with hyperactivity in children
 

Too much Bluey result in:

  • insecurity
  • pessimism
  • feel tired
  • depressed
  • cold-natured

Indigo is cool and calming to the nervous system. It connects us to our unconscious self.

Indigo is associated with:

  • serenity
  • stillness
  • imagination
  • understanding
 

Benefits may be:

  • imagination
  • greater intuition and awareness
  • accurate perception
  • strong, deep sleep
 

Too much Indigo result in:

  • depression
  • sense of separateness from others

Violet is cool. It connects us to our spiritual self.

Violet is associated with:

  • inspiration
  • creativity
  • beauty
 

Benefits may be:

  • generosity
  • selflessness
  • enhanced artistic ability
  • strong, deep sleep
  • calm nerves
  • reduced excitement
  • reduced irritation
  • suppress appetite
 

Too much Violet result in:

  • depression
  • insecurity
  • stagnate or suppress emotions (especially anger)

Magenta is balancing. It connects us to devotional love.

Magenta is associated with:

  • soothing
  • relaxing
  • gentle
 

Benefits may be:

  • balance of emotions for both the over and under emotional
  • peace
 

Too much Magenta result in:

  • can be too relaxing (not good for the introverted or chronically depressed)

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