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The Power of Color

With all the beautiful shades and different strokes, life is colorful indeed.  Color really does add spice to life.  The power of color cannot be denied, more so, as it is the sole instance of life on earth. Although sight and the human brain has helped in identifying colors and their delights, it's interesting to note what color means to us in totality.  Light is where color comes from. Sir Isaac Newton, an English scientist from 1666 put light through a prism and revealed how it splits into seven colors. These are the colors of the rainbow and each color has a unique energy and vibration.


Reportedly, each color has an exclusive frequency and spectrum. Thus, colors get attributed with specific properties. Red has a lower frequency, a higher wavelength and is found at the lower end of the spectrum. At the spectrum’s top end is violet with a higher frequency and a lower wavelength.

Color can influence the mind and emotions.  Adding certain colors into your wardrobe and home decor can have a healing and positive effect on your life.  Below is a list to help you harness the positive effects of the color.

RED:  Stimulating, bravery, attention, excitement, speed, fast action, fire, dynamic, heat, eroticism, blood, lust, dream careers, vibrant, provoking, exciting, strength, attention.

ORANGE: Energy, balance, warmth, enthusiasm, vibrant, expansive, flamboyant, justice, fascination, health, happiness, good manners sophistication.

YELLOW: Joy, happiness, logical, optimism , idealism, imagination, hope, sunshine, summer, gold,philosophy, creativity, practical.

GREEN: Healing, abundance, safety, fertility, food, hope, resurrection, youth, immortality, health, generosity, envy, quietude, compassion, renewal, moderation, nurturing, diplomacy, calm, self-control.

BLUE:  Peace, tranquility, calm, stability, harmony, unity, trust, truth, faith, empathy, ideas, inspiration,friendship, infinity, confidence, conservatism, security, cleanliness, order, loyalty, sky, water, cold, technology.

PURPLE: Royalty, spirituality, nobility, selfless, spirituality, ceremony, mysterious, transformation, fantasy, wisdom, enlightenment.

WHITE: Reverence, purity, simplicity, cleanliness, peace, humility, precision, innocence, youth, birth, winter, snow, good, equality, sterility, marriage.

BLACK: Power, sexuality, sophistication, formality, elegance, wealth, mystery, high status, career-headed attitude, dignity, bold, authority, sensation, elegance, domination, confidence.

BROWN: Friendly, warm, strong, practical, sincere, honest, earth, hearth, home, outdoors, reliability, comfort, equality endurance, stability, simplicity, maturity.

GRAY: Security, reliability, intelligence, staid, modesty, dignity, formal, maturity, traditional, solid, conservative, practical, class, elegance, compromise.

GOLD: Extrovert, royalty, wisdom, confident, victory, happy-go-lucky, compassionate, sophistication, concentration, masculine energy, attainment, safety, mystic power, classy, generous, self-worth, abundance.

TURQUOISE: Calm, patience, creative, forgiveness, growth, humanism, emotions, brotherhood, independence, peaceful, healing, serene, joyful, inspiring, innovative, dream, aware, dynamic.

SILVER: Gentle, kind, meditation, sensitive, dignity, organized, glamor, classy, grace, feminine power, imagination, creativity, high-tech, aging with grace, modernity, compassion.

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