Monday Memes: Quotography and Creative Exchange

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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14 thoughts on “Monday Memes: Quotography and Creative Exchange

  1. Where is the color for rain, chilly, almost fall-like, and cranky because I cannot take my camera out?????
    Love, love, love this photograph and quote Lisa. Just looking at the photograph makes me feel cheerful in spite of the weather.

    Thank you so much for sharing this today at The Creative Exchange.

    Have a great day!



  2. Hmm… today wearing red but don’t feel “red”. 🙂 Did you know that the urinals in the “Away Team’s” locker at the University of Iowa are Pink? I always thought that was pretty clever.


  3. I love orange and blue 🙂 let me check what it means. ok! they’re both pretty positive. what a delightful idea to publish this post. the photo and the quote are lovely, and the colors meaning is fun to read. love it 🙂


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