Circumstances and situations do color life
but you have been given the mind to choose what the color shall be.
~ John Homer Miller
What color is your day today?
The psychology of color is intriguing. Have you noticed that the color you wear sometimes has an impact on your mood? Or the color someone else is wearing? Color impacts us in many ways. It’s powerful influence is reflected in our culture, religion, advertising and even therapies.
Feel free to use the guide below as you choose your color for today’s situation or circumstance. (Based on Western culture)
Red: energy, passion, desire, love, speed, intensity, aggression, danger
Pink: love, romance, tenderness, acceptance, calm
Beige or Ivory: unification, pleasantness, simplicity
Yellow (select this color and no one will know what you’re thinking): Joy, friendship, happiness, optimism, imagination, hope, sunshine, OR dishonesty, cowardice, jealousy, betrayal, deceit, hazard
Blue: Peace, tranquility, calm, stability, harmony, unity, trust, truth, confidence, security, loyalty
Tourquise or Teal: calm, sophistication
Purple: nobility, spirituality, mysterious, transformation, wisdom, enlightenment
Lavender: femininity, grace, elegance
Orange: Energy, balance, enthusiasm, warmth, vibrant, expansive, flamboyant
Green: nature, healthy, good luck, renewal, youth, generosity, fertility, vigor OR jealousy, inexperience, envy, misfortune
Brown: stability, hearth & home, outdoors, reliability, comfort, endurance, simplicity, comfort
Silver or Gray: security, reliability, intelligence, modesty, dignity, maturity, practical, calm
White: purity, birth, simplicity, cleanliness, peace, humility, innocence, youth, good, marriage
Black: power, sophistication, formality, elegance, mystery, OR fear, evil, unhappiness, sadness, remorse, anger, mourning, death
Submitted for Creative Exchange and Quotography: Color
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