Our environment – what we see, hear, taste, smell, and touch – affects our mind and body. The colors in our environment are especially powerful because they affect our attitude and emotions.
Here are some ways you can use color therapy to improve your life.
One of the most beneficial uses of color therapy, also known as chromotherapy, is relaxation and emotional wellness. Color influences alertness and creativity.
Don’t underestimate the power of color.
The color red encourages drive, passion, and warmth. It can enhance feelings of comfort and confidence.
Orange generates a sensation of warmth and creativity and can be used to stimulate joy and vitality.
Yellow is associated with optimism and happiness and can be used to boost self-esteem and mood.
Green is universally accepted as the color of healing, growth, and rejuvenation. Almost all the various shades of green can enhance the immune system; it’s considered the most therapeutic color.
Blue is associated with feelings of peace, fidelity, and faith. In color therapy, blue is used to improve communication and trust and create a safe space where ideas flow freely. Studies show that the color blue can lower blood pressure and heart rate in some people.
Indigo is associated with wisdom, loyalty, and spirituality. Indigo is used to sharpen inner clarity and has been used to treat insomnia and certain types of headaches.
Violet is associated with peace and tranquility, thereby reducing stress and anxiety by providing us with a sense of balance.
Think about your life and home. What are some ways you can use color to create more peace, joy, and positive energy?