The Psychology of Colours

The Psychology of Colours

Meaning of the Colour Blue

  • Soothing
  • A colour for the negotiator
  • Relaxing and cool
  • Peace and serenity
  • Most politically correct colour with no
  • negative connotations to it worldwide.

Meaning of the Colour Green

  • Soothing
  • Relaxing mentally as well as physically
  • Helps alleviate depression, nervousness and anxiety
  • Offers a sense of renewal, self-control and harmony

Meaning of the Colour Yellow

  • Mentally stimulating
  • Stimulates the nervous system
  • Activates memory
  • Encourages communication

Meaning of the Colour Orange

  • Stimulates activity
  • Stimulates appetite
  • Encourages socialization

Meaning of the Colour Red

  • Increases enthusiasm
  • Stimulates energy
  • Encourages action and confidence
  • A sense of protection from fears and anxiety

Meaning of the Colour Purple

  • Uplifting
  • Calming to mind and nerves
  • Offers a sense of spirituality
  • Encourages creativity

Meaning of the Colour Brown

  • Feeling of wholesomeness
  • Stability
  • Connection with the earth
  • Offers a sense orderliness

Meaning of the Colour White

  • Aids mental clarity
  • Encourages us to clear clutter or obstacles
  • evokes purification of thoughts or actions
  • enables fresh beginnings

Meaning of the Colour Grey

  • unsettling
  • expectant

Meaning of the Colour Black

  • feeling inconspicuous
  • a restful emptiness
  • mysterious, sense of potential and possibility