Colors are the non-verbal language of the heart and soul. It is simply the vibration of light energy. There is no need to physically see colors to experience their deep emotional impact on your life. Colors are said to have up to a 90% influence on your first impressions of each other.
We consider the types of color to paint walls, the color of furniture we choose to display in our home, and our selection in clothing. Whether you are consciously aware of it or not, color is used in all aspects of your life, to heal, to affect our energy levels and our spiritual awareness. It is even used to describe our moods. For example: you can be tickled pink, or be green with envy or perhaps feeling blue.
Red is a strong, bold color and is often used to symbolize strength and pride.
Red is a color that has been known to actively stimulate the nervous system. This is not a color that you would consider painting your child’s room, especially if you want them to nap.
Many food chains use the color red (and yellow) in their advertising, because they know that the color red has the potential to make people physically salivate, and think they are hungry.
Yellow is a color that is often associated with stimulating appetite, and many restaurants are aware of this fact, which is why their interior décor will use bright colors, such as yellows, reds and oranges.
Silver is a mysterious color, and there seems to be more feminine energy associated with silver.
In addition, silver may save your life, as it has been reported that silver cars are less likely to be involved in accidents, because this highly visible color can be seen in limited light.
Purity has long been associated with while. Innocent and perfection are words that have long been associated with white
Neither white or black, the color gray, obviously represents “compromise”, as it is the halfway point of two combined non-colors.
Green is the color that symbolizes growth, money, nature and safety. Green has many healing properties, and many pharmacies use the color green in their labeling.
If you notice, many new web sites are incorporating this color into their design.
Pink is considered to be a romantic color, and it has also been known to drain a person of mental and physical energy. Pink is used on the walls of mental health facilities and prisons, to keep inmates and patients calm and sedated.
In some cases, an opposing sports team may paint the locker room of their competition pink, to zap some of their energy, and perhaps provide them with an advantage to win the game.
When people are asked “what is your favorite color”, “blue” is the most common answer – with “purple” the next most popular. Blue and purples are excellent colors to use in an area where you may mediate and just relax your mind and body.
Blue is known as a calming color, it is recommended to ease tension, cool a hot temper and rejuvenate a weary spirit.
Purple is the color of dreamers, and it is not advised to use this color in a work area, as it is counterproductive.
Purple is a color used to spark the imagination. On the negative side, it can also be associated with a lack of maturity.
The color purple has long been associated with royalty, as it symbolizes power and leadership.
Without color, our lives would be boring and drab. In short, color is what gives life vibrancy.