CENTRAL IDEA: Knowledge of how color affects your conscious and subconscious mind can change your life.
INTRODUCTION:Do you feel anxious in a yellow room? Does the color blue make you feel calm and relaxed? Artists and interior designers have long understood how color can dramatically affect moods, feelings and emotions. It is a powerful communication tool and can be used to signal action, influence mood, and cause physiological reactions. Certain colors can raise blood pressure, increase metabolism, or cause eyestrain. Of course, your feelings about color can also be deeply personal and are often rooted in your own experience or culture. For example, while the color white is used in many Western countries to represent purity and innocence, it is seen as a symbol of mourning in many Eastern countries. Next, I want to inform all of you about what color psychology is it.
a) What does your favorite color say about you?
i) If your favorite color is red, you are action oriented with a deep need for physical fulfillment and to experience life through the five senses.
ii) Choosing yellow as your favorite means you have a deep need for logical order in your everyday life and to be able to express your individuality by using your logical mind to inspire and create new ideas.
iii) Lovers of blue have a deep need to find inner peace and truth, to live their life according to their ideals and beliefs without having to change their inflexible viewpoint of life to satisfy others.
iv) If purple or violet is your favorite color, you have a deep need for emotional security and to create order and perfection in all areas of your life, including your spiritual life. You also have a deep need to initiate and participate in humanitarian projects, helping others in need.
v) Lovers of black have a need for power and control in order to protect their own emotional insecurities. vi) With gray as your favorite color, you are the middle of the road type, cool, conserved, composed and reliable. You tend to conform just to keep the peace.
vii) If green is your favorite, you have a deep need to belong, to love and be loved, and to feel safe and secure. You need acceptance and acknowledgment for the everyday things you do for others just a thank you is sufficient.
b) Color of the day
We live in a colorful world so most of the time we dream of colors. Most of the colors have archetypal feelings and emotions associated with them. When we come to know about the positive influence of a color we wish to get benefited from that. Majority of people dress themselves according to the color of the day.
i) Monday, white. White is a color of purity, innocence and cleanliness. White is also a summer color because wearing white keeps you cool and contrasts bright colors of spring and summer nicely.
ii) Tuesday, red. Red is a fiery color it represent passion and power.
iii) Wednesday, green. Green a color that represent nature, it is a calming and refreshing color. Green is easy on the eye, and studies suggest that it may even improve vision.
iv) Thursday, yellow. Yellow is the color of sunshine, it has a happy, uplifting aura.
v) Friday, blue. Blue is a calming, relaxing color.
vi) Saturday, black. Dramatic black is often worn by creative types, and in our commercial society, black is the color of authority and power.
vii) Sunday, orange. Orange is intellectually stimulating, but also signifies warmth, energy, change, and health.
The concepts of color psychology can also be applied in everyday life. For example, maybe youre planning on re-painting your walls or redecorating a house or room with a new color scheme. Well, you might want to consider some of these suggestions about colors and how they might affect your emotions and mood.