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Colors

Is the "red" I see, the same as the "red" you see? Maybe we'll never know because each one of us interprets the frequencies of the color spectrum in our own way. Nonetheless, each frequency, or color, affects us differently. Many studies have been done to determine how colors affect our moods, what the colors in our auras mean, and how colors can be used in healing. Here you'll find some color ideas to experiment with in your own life.



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Color Symbolism

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Colors and Your Emotions

Colors in the Aura

Colors for Healing



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Color and Your Emotions


Colors are frequencies that have been scientifically demonstrated to affect your mood and your emotions. Some colors inspire passion and energy, while others soothe us. Use this chart to determine which colors you need for greater balance.



Color Emotional Effects

Red

Red is the color that advertisers will tell you commands the greatest attention. To some it signifies empowerment, passion, and vitality, to others danger. No matter which emotion is evoked, red has been shown to activate an adrenaline response which causes us to pay attention and take notice.

If you like red, it will charge you up and make you feel powerful. You are probably a person with a real zest and passion for life.

If you don't like red, it will feel intimidating to be around. You may be seeking more peace in your life and less drama. Red is definitely a color that moves you into action!

Orange

Orange is a color between red and yellow that stimulates energy, creativity and activity. Orange is an appetite stimulate and definitely a color for those who like to experiment a little. Orange speaks of friendliness and fun.

If you don't like orange you may reject the flamboyant and prefer to have a few close friends rather than socialize with the many.

Yellow

Yellow is a cheerful sunny color that almost always evokes a positive response in the viewer. Cheerful and easygoing, yellow gets you motivated. Yellow helps alleviate depression and stimulates creative energy. If you like yellow, you're likely to be warm, optimistic and creative.

If you dislike it, maybe you are more comfortable on the practical side of life.

Green

Green is said to be a color of balance and harmony that induces relaxation. It helps to energize the heart, makes one feel connected with nature, and somewhat social as well. Green is the color of the energy of the heart and is a healing color as well.

If you're not too fond of green you may not like the social scene, and you may tend to want to be more withdrawn.

Blue

Blue is a peaceful color symbolizing the heavenly skies, and the bottomless depths of the ocean. Blue is calming and uplifting and speaks of truth. It has been shown to help one lower blood pressure, respiration, and heart rate. Blue is believed in many cultures to ward off evil spirits, and was considered the color of the gods in others. It is calming, balancing, and comforting.

If you don't like blue you may find it a bit too severe, or you may want more change in your life.

Pink/Rose

Pink is often associated with the feminine energy, with love, nurturing and the heart. It can be sensual, but in an innocent way, unlike its hotter cousin, "red." People who like pink are often nurturing and emotional, people who don't would rather have red's passion and intensity, and may be uncomfortable with the softer side of feeling.

Purple

Purple signifies deep passion, royalty, spirit, and perhaps because it has the highest frequency in the visible spectrum, purple is the color of the mystic. People who like purple are often individuals who are creative and generous.

If purple is too frivolous for you, you may tend toward the more practical side of life.

Brown

Brown is the color of the earth -- stable and well-rooted. Brown makes one feel strong, firm, and secure. People who like browns tend to want security rather than change, or perhaps prefer to go with the flow a bit, rather thank seeking change out in an assertive manner.

If you don't like brown, you probably crave more excitement and glamour in your life.

Black

Black has been given many negative connotations but it is actually the color of death, mystery, and the womb. It signifies the great unknown, and therefore can be appealing or very frightening to some. If you like black, you may want an air of mystery around you, while if you don't, you would probably prefer to know what is coming up on the road ahead.

White

White has been used to symbolize purity and the divine. It is clean, crisp and inviting to some, too cold for others. When many shades of white are mixed,you have an inviting and cozy atmosphere. When there is only one shade, the room may feel too stark. If you like white, you may pay attention to cleanliness and detail and prefer simplicity.

If you don't , you may want a little more chaos and friendly clutter in your life. You're a little more easygoing; perhaps a little more colorful yourself.

Gold

Gold has been associated with the sun and with royalty. It create a warm, uplifting, or regal feeling for many. Gold is liquid sunlight!

Silver

Silver has been associated with moonlight and also drawing out negative energy. It creates a cool, calm, and peaceful feeling.



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Colors in the Aura


Colors in the aura are widely subject to different interpretation. However, there are some general guidelines. It is important to consider this information, but to train yourself to interpret the colors according to your own system of observation. Write down what you see, and as you learn more about the person, keep a log of how that might correlate with the colors you have observed. Experience is indeed the best teacher!



Color Meaning in the Aura

Red

A bright candy-colored red can indicate a passionate and energetic nature often associated with people who are courageous, entrepreneurial, or achievers. A deep clear red is often associated with the root chakra and indicates a physical orientation in life, an adventurer, and often a well grounded individual.

A muddied or dark red can indicate anger. Orange/red can symbolize sexual interest or passion.

Orange

Orange typically symbolizes a passionate, creative, or adventurous personality. Orange may also indicate sexual passion or ambition.

Yellow

Yellow often indicates a person with intelligence who has a warm and playful, generally cheerful personality. Sometimes yellow also indicates intellectual energy.

Green

Bright green is the color of the heart and indicates healing, or new growth. People with a great deal of green in their auras are often healers and/or counselors. They are social, and love to share. A dark clear green indicates someone who is responsible and ambitious who is likely to work for material wealth and luxury in their life. A muddied green may indicate envy.

Blue

Blue is the color of expression so when it appears in the aura you may be dealing with a teacher , someone who does public speaking, or perhaps someone who is simply self-expressed. People with a great deal of blue are often very sensitive to and supportive of others.

Rose

Rose may indicate that the person is in love, or practices deep spiritual self-love.

Purple

Purple indicates a person who has a deep connection with spirit or is pursing a path of active spiritual growth.

Black

Black is not always bad, although if it is muddied, clouded, or stagnant this may indicate an area of weakness, illness, or depression. Black may also simply indicate an area of mystery in that person's life.

White

White in the aura may indicate a very evolved being or may be the presence of angels or guides in the aura.

Gold

A person with gold in their aura is an evolved being. Gold indicates a strong connection to the I AM presence of the Divine

Silver

Those with silver in their aura are often good communicators or are dealing with issues of communication.



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Colors for Healing


Colors can be either viewed or visualized to promote healing. The use of colors in healing is widely subjective. Use the ones you are attracted to; they are likely to be the ones you need. Here are a few of the commonly believed uses for color in healing.



Color Healing Effects

Red

Use red to rev up the energy, bring vitality, alleviate depression, and warm cold areas.

Orange

Use orange to ignite passion, boost the immune system,and to promote creative energy or passion.

Yellow

Use yellow to energy, to clear thinking and to promote a sunny disposition.

Green

Use green to heal the heart, promote growth in times of change, and to nurture yourself.

Blue

Use blue to cool, calm, or aid one in self-expression and speaking truth.

Rose

Use rose or pink to nurture and heal the heart.

Purple

Use purple to aid in opening up psychic intuition, or to connect with spirit.

Black

Use black to enter into the mystery, to bring one to a place of peaceful surrender to life's circumstances.

White

Use white for bringing peace, innocence and relief of pain.

Gold

Use gold to strengthen and recharge the entire aura. Gold is said to be the color of spirit merged in the flesh.

Silver

Use silver to purge and clean the aura. Invokes the feminine energy, and the energy of the moon.






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