Amy’s Quick Guide to Color Meanings

Color is vibration, the basic energy form underlying all of creation. Color is an essential ingredient in our daily environment and in fashion. Not only does it communicate emotion and create a mood, it also has the power to affect our energy level. In this way seeing a color and experiencing a color are virtually inseparable, since much of what is seen is also felt. People react to colors in various ways, since they evoke personal emotions and experiences.

Red is the most dynamic color. It is activating, passionate, and exciting.

Orange is very stimulating, cheerful and sociable.

Yellow is very happy, warm, and expansive. Yellow encourages optimism and hope and helps to n and stimulates the intellect.

Green is very balancing, healing, and tranquil. It represents growth, vitality, abundance, and nature.

Blue is calming, healing, soothing, and relaxing. Blue characterizes contemplation and spirituality.

Purple represents nobility and dignity. It is often related to intuition and spirituality.

Black connotes sophistication, power, protection and elegance. It is also introspection and mysterious.

White represents clarity, innocence, cleanliness, purity, hope, and openness.

Grey is neutral, calm, and quiet. It is conservative.

Brown is stable, earthy, grounding, reliable and comfortable.

Pink is soothing. It also symbolizes love and romance.

© Amy Zerner

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