Meaning of Colors

Smile October 24, 2011 5

Yellow determines the meaning. Yellow is full of creative and intellectual energy. Yellow symbolizes wisdom. Yellow means joy and happiness. Like the energy of a bright sunny day, yellow brings clarity and awareness. Clean light yellow clears the mind, making it active and alert. Put some yellow in your life when you want:

  • clarity for decision-making
  • relief from ‘burnout’, panic, nervousness, exhaustion
  • sharper memory and concentration skills
  • protection from lethargy and depression during dull weather

Black is the most misunderstood color. Black symbolizes death in some cultures. It has come to mean hidden, fearful or bad experience. It is linked to the unknown or the unseen. In times of fear and uncertainty black contains the energy of the threatening unknown. In a positive state, black is seen as a restful emptiness into which anything may emerge and disappear once again. It is also mysterious, providing a sense of potential and possibility. Put some black in your life when you want:

  • to become inconspicuous
  • to open the door to mystery
  • to prepare for the unknown
  • a restful emptiness

 Blue is the coolest color – the color of the sky, ocean, sleep, twilight. A pure blue is the color of inspiration, sincerity and spirituality. Blue is the color of truth and moderation. Blue gives a feeling of distance. It contains a cool vibration that is helpful for communication. Using blue to relax will encourage feelings of communication and peace. Put some blue in your life when you want:

  • calm and relaxation to counteract chaos or agitation
  • to open the flow of communication
  • to broaden your perspective in learning new information
  • solitude and peace

Purple is the color of good judgment. It is the color of people seeking spiritual fulfillment. It is said if you surround yourself with purple you will have peace of mind. Purple is a good color to use in meditation. Purple has been used to symbolize magic and mystery, as well as royalty. Purple is the color of purpose. Purple is associated with imagination and inspiration. Put some violet in your life when you want:

  • to use your imagination to its fullest
  • to re-balance your life
  • to remove obstacles
  • to calm over activity or to energize from depression

Orange is a power color. It is one of the healing colors. It is said to increase the craving for food. It also stimulates enthusiasm and creativity. Curiosity is a driving characteristic of orange, and with it comes exploration of new things. Put some orange in your life when you want:

  • to spice things up when you feel time is dragging
  • to become more involved in something
  • to increase creativity
  • relief from things becoming too serious

Pink is the color of universal love. Pink is a quiet color. Lovers of beauty favor pink. Shades of deep pink, such as magenta, are effective in neutralizing disorder and violence. Some prisons use limited deep pink tones to diffuse aggressive behavior. Pink provides feelings of caring, tenderness, self-worth and love, acceptance. Put some pink in your life when you want:

  • calm feelings
  • to neutralize disorder
  • relaxation
  • acceptance, contentment

The negative meaning of brown can be a repressed personality or a lazy person. Brown is the color of the earth and is associated with the material side of life. Brown can mix into many surroundings. Too much brown can make a dull effect. Brown gives a feeling of solidity, and allows one to stay in the background, unnoticed. Some shades of brown create a warm, comfortable feeling of wholesomeness, naturalness and dependability. Put some brown in your life when you want:

  • a solid wholesome feeling
  • to blend with the background
  • a connection with natural earth and the stability this brings
  • orderliness and convention


  1. Ravish! October 27, 2011 at 3:54 PM - Reply

    great post by smile as always…….

  2. Smile October 29, 2011 at 12:42 PM - Reply


  3. Baysura November 9, 2011 at 6:05 AM - Reply

    Do these colors really make difference in practical life?

  4. Aini November 21, 2011 at 2:26 PM - Reply


  5. Saleem Akhtar November 30, 2011 at 12:03 PM - Reply

    Excellent Post……….

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