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Colour me wonderful!
For as long as I can remember, palette. It symbolises energy, the brain and thought processes.
I have been enthralled and strength, life and death. Being It is a colour of newness and
fascinated by colour. My earliest surrounded by red increases the happiness and is full of optimism.
memories are of my mother’s blood pressure, can incite anger,
button box, which had a whole impulsiveness and sexual desire. Green is the colour of the natural
universe of colour contained world and is second only to blue
within it. I used to order and sort Red means power and celebrity in popularity. It soothes, relaxes
the contents on an almost daily – think of rolling out the red and gives the brain a holiday.
basis but the best part was when carpet. In China and the Far East Associated with growth and
they were all tipped back into red symbolises happiness and vegetation it is also the colour
the box and mingled together prosperity. of mould and decay. In this way,
in glorious disarray, ready to be green is symbolic of both life and
sorted again another day. Orange is energetic and death. It is also linked with greed
represents a zest for life. It and envy. Due to its calming
This fascination/obsession is stimulates the appetite, creates properties, it is widely used to
just as apparent today as colour warmth, encourages socialisation decorate hospitals.
still has me under its spell! I am and can lift the spirit on a cold
equally intrigued by the effect grey day. It is the colour of sunsets Blue is restful and cooling. It is the
that colours have upon us as and fire and it is often thought colour of the ocean and the sky
human beings and ways in which that orange is able to stimulate and symbolises tranquillity. Blue
we can use them to enrich our the immune system. The colour has equal appeal to both men and
lives and decorate our homes. orange is named after the Sanskrit women. It is very rarely found as a
word for the fruit ‘narangah’ food colour in nature or artificially
Colour Meanings although Elton John famously
Red is the attention grabbing, Yellow is pure sunshine! It is linked threw a party to celebrate the
passionate, assertive, stimulating to the intellect, encouraging launch of his album Blue Moves
sizzling hot colour of the colour communication and stimulates with all blue foods. A cool colour,
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