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Healing emotions through art and creativity is something that should be on the top of your daily list.
Many people know the impact colour has on our emotions, moods and can alter your feelings immediately.
What people don't realize is how colour has specific impact, and how certain colours can actually trigger stress in an atmosphere or situation. As human beings we have active times of the day (when you are awake) and times of the day where we need to start slowing down (before bed time and sleeping). Depending on the colour surrounding you, this can reverse the times and create reactions of unnecessary emotions.
How does this work?
If you have colours that trigger you to be awake when your body needs to be sleeping, you will eventually suffer from; irritability, mood swings, tiredness, sleep deprivation to not being alert when you need to be. This can be fatal to both your health and your emotions. It is very important to get the correct amount of undisturbed sleep every day so that your body can take the time to rejuvenate cells, process the day and let go of emotions through cell rejuvenation.
The same happens when you want to communicate with your child. You may feel frustrated because they are not listening to you, but have you thought of the colours surrounding you at the time when you are arguing?
Colours can alter any mood, emotion or irritability. If you are trying to have an end result and you are adding uncomfortable emotions to colours that trigger irritability, the chances of this not resulting in tears and shouting are slim.
Understanding colour meanings:
Active colours: What are active colours? Active colours bring out emotions of alert and staying awake.
Red - A colour that gets you to want to get up and go, take part, move - and definitely not sit still. If you are trying to get your child to sleep and they are sleeping in red clothes, have red in their room, they will have disrupted sleep. This colour is great if you want to get your child to release a bit of pent up frustration, running in the garden and doing activities to release stress. This is suggested to only wear in the day when you want them to do sports. This colour is great to get their cells charged, but make sure they are doing an activity to release (especially sports)
Orange - A colour to let go and receive nurturing. A very playful colour which brings out the fun, spontaneous and pleasure side of our emotions. This colour is great to have in your play and cr