Nice Color... What Does it Mean?

by Lilybee

Grey and Brown, and occasionally white that instantly tuns to Grey-Brown. Those are the colors of winter in the city, and frankly... Blah. Which makes the idea of Color Therapy really appealing. The main idea is that the colors that you surround yourself with can change your emotional, spiritual, and even physical well-being. Which makes sense really, this time of year I am completely drawn to yellows and (eyewateringly bright) pinks, which according to Color Therapy is just what is needed to counteract the winter blahs.

created on: 12/30/08


So here's a breakdown of what colours mean and how they affect you:

Red is a powerful colour, it's associated with vitality and ambition and can help overcome negative thoughts. But it's also associated with anger, and too much can cause irritability and impatience.

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Test Drive Your Paint Colours...

by Lilybee

...Or colors if you like. BHG has a fun little tool that lets you play with paint, furniture and accent colours in sample rooms. Want to see how your room (or something like your room) would look with a tangerine walls, purple ceiling and taupe couches? Done.

Careful though 'cause it's a good way to lose 2 hours. You have to sign up to play with it, and there is also a colour-a-house and a try-a-window-treatment tool. Way more fun than paint...

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