TIPS TO CHOOSE YOUR COLOR
Color research is happening in laboratories all over the world. Color therapy is being used by psychologists and business people. You’ll find color is in every part of life. That is why it is important to choose YOUR color. Here are some tips which can help in your decision.
Red is the warmest of all colors. Red is the color most chosen by extroverts. In China, red is the color of prosperity and joy. Brides wear red and front doors are often painted red. Red roses symbolize passionate love.
Red is associated with fiery heat and warmth. Red is the color of blood, and as such has strong symbolism for life and vitality. It brings focus to the essence of life and living with emphasis on survival. Red is also the color of passion.
Put some red in your life when you want:
- increased enthusiasm and interest
- more energy
- action and confidence to go after your dreams
- protection from fears and anxieties
Red gem stone properties – Red gemstones can be used to strengthen the body, promote willpower and courage and add vitality. Wear a red accent piece when you want to present yourself as bold and dynamic.
Orange is a power color. It is one of the healing colors. It also stimulates enthusiasm and creativity. Orange means vitality with endurance. People who like orange are usually thoughtful and sincere. Lady luck’s color is orange.
While red is associated with fiery heat, orange is associated with the benign warmth of the sun. A dynamic color to be sure, orange offers a more thoughtful control than explosive red. Curiosity is a driving characteristic of orange, and with it comes exploration of new things.
Put some orange in your life when you want:
- to spice things up when you feel time is dragging
- to become more involved in something
- to increase creativity
- relief from things becoming too serious
Orange gem stone properties – orange gemstones contain some of the fiery energies of red, but are gentler with a more creative spirit. They are used to promote personal power and are useful for people who could use more self esteem. Carry or place orange gemstones around your home or office to stimulate creativity, mental quickness, ability to adjust to changes. Wearing Orange: wearing orange during times of stress, or shock can help to balance your emotions. It can bring about the willingness to embrace new ideas with enjoyment and a sense of exploration.
Green is the color of nature, fertility, life. Grass green is the most restful color. Green symbolizes self-respect and wellbeing. Green is the color of balance. It also means learning, growth and harmony. Green is a safe color: if you don’t know what color to use, use green. Green is favored by well-balanced people. Green symbolizes the master healer and the life force. It often symbolizes money.
Green contains the powerful energies of nature, growth, desire to expand or increase. Balance and a sense of order are found in the color green. Change and transformation is necessary for growth, and so this ability to sustain change is also a part of the energy of green.
Put some green in your life when you want:
- a new state of balance
- change or growth
- freedom to pursue new ideas
- protection from fears and anxieties connected with the demands of others.
Green gem stone properties – Green gemstones are used to attract money, prosperity and wealth. They are balancing stones that promote growth and fertility. Wear green when you want to overcome a sense of thwarted ambition. Green says growth – balance – harmony. It is a color of healthy relationships.
Blue is the coolest color – the color of the sky, ocean, sleep, twilight. Blue symbolizes the Virgin Mary. A pure blue is the color of inspiration, sincerity and spirituality. Blue is often the chosen color by conservative people. Blue is the calming color. Blue gives a feeling of distance. Artists use it to show perspective. This is a good way to understand the energy of the color blue – it allows us to look beyond and increase our perspective outward. It contains a cool vibration that is helpful to communication. Using blue to relax will encourage feelings of communication and peace.
Put some blue in your life when you want:
- calm and relaxation to counteract chaos or agitation
- to open the flow of communication
- to broaden your perspective in learning new information
- solitude and peace
Blue gem stone propertiesBlue gem stone properties – Blue gemstones promote peace and are used to calm ragged emotions. They are used to provide relief to people who have difficulty sleeping or who have nightmares. They offer inspiration and enhance the quality of communication. Wear blues for a stable, calm conservative feeling. All shades of blue will help to make easy communication, whether with yourself or others.
White is the color of purity. Brides wear white in many countries, because white symbolizes purity. White also means kindness. Strictly speaking, white is not a color, but the manifestation of the presence of all color – the complete energy of light. It stands for wholeness and completion. In many cultures it represents openness and truth. White has a cold quality. It can provide clarity as its energy is complete. White has purification vibrations and can be used to clear barriers from your path. It holds the potential to move toward every other color and this makes it a good choice for new beginnings, and development in any direction.
Put some blue in your life when you want:
- to clear clutter and obstacles
- to start a fresh beginning
- o bring about mental clarity
- purification of thoughts or actions
White gem stone properties – white gemstones are thought to be ruled by the Moon and are associated with sleep and psychic energy. They are often used for good fortune and protection after dark. The crystal amplifies the powers of other stones. Some say that because white stones contain all the colors, they can act as substitutes for stones.