COLOURS AND YOU
Colors, colors and colors; they’re everywhere; the whole world is filled with them. Right from the most scenic places in the world to the screen in front of your eyes right now, you’re bound to find colors.
Since colors are everywhere, there needs to be some meaning to them.
Red is a bold color. It represents lust, passion, materialism, base energies, bravery, power, drama, emotions, action, passion, aggressiveness, warmth, energy and vibrancy. Its nature is active and stimulating (that’s why you can see more of red in some restaurants as it stimulates hunger).
You can use red color at places that need warmth and energy. Try putting combination of red color shades (not too much) in the living room and see how lively that room becomes.
People suffering from depression or who’re nervous should avoid red color as it can be very stressful.
Sky and water are represented by this color. Blue also signifies beauty, tranquility, contentment, emotions, inspiration, devotion, truth and mercy. It’s a color that helps healing and reduces pain.
You can use blue colors in areas that are huge. Avoid using blue for small rooms. Always make sure to choose lighter shades of blue while coloring walls of your home. Try to avoid more of blue color in office, shop or factory.
Avoid having too much blue in the house as it’ll lead to cough, cold and similar medical issues.
Growth, nature, relaxation, healing, fertility, abundance, prosperity, positive energy, rebirth, re-creation etc. are the attributes represented by green color. Since it represents healing that’s why you’ll notice more of green color in hospitals.
Another important quality of green color is that it helps to calm down temper and helps soothe the mood. Hence, people or couples with temperament issues can use more of green color.
White color signifies purity, cleanliness, openness, innocence, simplicity and luxury. Since it also represents privacy and intimacy, you should not paint the whole house white, else you may become egocentric.
You must make sure to have the whole ceiling of the house in white color.
Yellow represents happiness, purity, positive thoughts, optimism, openness, illumination, intelligence, study, stable mind, wealth and concentration. Yellow has broadening effect i.e. it can be used at places or rooms that aren’t big; this’ll make the place look bigger than it actually is.
The solar plexus chakra of the human body has yellow color. Hence, people having behavioral issues can use more of yellow color.
Orange color characterizes pride, determination, goals, communication, good health, vivacity, warmth, action, energy, comfort and ease.
It’s a color that can be used by people who feel depressed with life. Also, young aspirants who’re willing to put in determined efforts to achieve goals in their life should use more of orange color.
However, make sure not to use too much of orange (just use it in moderation).
Brown represents satisfaction, contentment, comfort, stability and earth element. It’s a masculine color and can be used by anyone who wants to feel happy and satisfied in his life.
Purple is the color of luxury, riches, graciousness, self-respect and poise. It can be used by people who’re suffering from inferiority complex (especially males).
It represents spirituality, contentment, satisfaction, memory, concentration, peace of mind and decisive nature.
Indecisive people should use more of violet color; it’ll help them take better decisions and instill confidence. Also, people who feel they’re always discontented with life can use violet color.
Try not to use too much of violet color in office or business place as it’ll make you feel satisfied with whatever money you have and the drive to make more money won’t be in you.
It’s a very good color to be used moderately in kid’s bedroom, pooja room, study room and the rooms of people whose work requires constant mental active