Color Meaning Symbolism and Psychology in One's Personality

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The meaning of color in one's personality

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Color Meaning Symbolism and Psychology in One's Personality

  1. 1. Color, Meaning, Symbolism & Psychology<br />
  2. 2. What is Your Favorite Color? <br />
  3. 3. <ul><li> Blue is the overwhelming "favorite </li></ul>color<br /><ul><li> Blue is seen as trustworthy, </li></ul>dependable and committedHow the color blue affects us physically and mentally<br />* Calming and sedate<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li> Tranquil and refreshing
  5. 5. green is considered the color of peace and ecology. </li></ul>How the color green affects us physically and mentally* Soothing* Relaxing mentally as well as physically* Helps alleviate depression, nervousness and anxiety* Offers a sense of renewal, self-control and harmony<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li> Yellow shines with optimism, </li></ul>enlightenment, and happiness.<br /><ul><li> Shades of golden yellow carry the promise </li></ul>of a positive future. <br /><ul><li> Instill optimism and energy, as well as </li></ul>spark creative thoughts.How the color yellow affects us mentally and physically:<br />* Mentally stimulating* Stimulates the nervous system* Activates memory* Encourages communication<br />
  7. 7. <ul><li> Orange has usually strong positive or </li></ul>negative association to orange and true <br />orange generally elicits a stronger "love it" <br />or "hate it" response than other colors.<br /><ul><li> Fun and flamboyant orange radiates </li></ul> warmth and energy<br />How the color orange affects us mentally and physically* Stimulates activity* Stimulates appetite* Encourages socialization<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li> Red inherently exciting and the amount </li></ul>of Directly related to the level of energy <br />perceived.<br /><ul><li> Red draws attention </li></ul>How the color red affects us mentally and physically* Increases enthusiasm* Stimulates energy* Encourages action and confidence* A sense of protection from fears and anxiety<br />
  9. 9. <ul><li> A sense of mystic and royal qualities
  10. 10. Purple is a color often well liked by very </li></ul>creative or eccentric types<br />How the color purple affects us mentally and physically* Uplifting* Calming to mind and nerves* Offers a sense of spirituality* Encourages creativity<br />
  11. 11. Brown says stability, reliability, and approachability. It is the color of our earth and is associated with all things natural or organic.<br />How the color brown affects us physically and mentally<br />* Feeling of wholesomeness* Stability* Connection with the earth* Offers a sense orderliness<br />
  12. 12. <ul><li> White projects purity, cleanliness, and </li></ul>neutrality<br /><ul><li> A white picket fence surrounds a safe </li></ul>and happy home. <br />How the color white affects us mentally and physically<br />* aids mental clarity* encourages us to clear clutter or <br />obstacles* evokes purification of thoughts or <br />actions* enables fresh beginnings<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li> Gray is timeless, practical, and </li></ul> solid. <br /><ul><li>Gray also is associated with loss </li></ul>or depression. <br />How the color gray affects us physically and mentally* unsettling* expectant<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li> Black can be overwhelming
  15. 15. Black is authoritative and powerful;
  16. 16. Can evoke strong</li></ul>How the color black affects us physically and mentally* feeling inconspicuous* a restful emptiness* mysterious evoking a sense of potential and possibility<br />
  17. 17. Reference:<br />color-meanings-symbolism www.arttherapyblog.com/online/:<br />

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