COLOUR THERAPY: HUE’DUNIT
is a part of Chromotherapy, which is a larger healing science.
Does your grandmother keep water in green or blue bottles to drink every
morning? She’s practicing Chromotherapy–the water takes on the
the colour and heals any ailment.
Colour therapy is the simpler half of Chromotherapy; something you
can practice everyday. The colours that we wear or like are a sort of
our personalities and their general make-up. People who are happy and
will wear happy, cheerful colours. In India, colours are highly
symbolic. Have you
ever thought about why widows wear white? White is the colour of purity;
means your previous existence is now over, you are purified and have a
lease of life.
Here are broad rules for choosing colours:
Blue and green
are soothing colours and likely to relieve pain. Ever
wondered why hospitals are full of these colours?
with its various shades, is a stimulant. It pumps up the nervous
system and is an effective anti-depressant.
has an effect similar to red but less intensely so.
relaxes you. If you have a stressful job, you might want to wear
more of this colour.
violet and grey are neutral colours. However, the darker the hue,
the more depressing the effect is likely to be.
creates both mental and physical depression. And it’s been
scientifically proved. People exposed to black for long periods of time
found that their blood pressure and pulse rates dropped alarmingly.However a bit of black acts as a visual magnet.
especially bubble-gum pink, appears to be a colour with many
unusual properties. Focusing your eye on pink can relax you, make you
lose the urge to overeat and calm your body.
are excellent shades for bedrooms. A bit of red around
kitchens and dining rooms may stimulate appetites. A cheerful pink could
be a great colour to decorate a child’s playroom with.
Which colour attracts you most. Even the colour of your choice can
reveal a lot
about your personality and your preferences. Decide which one of the
colours–blue, brown, red,
black, violet, grey, green, yellow–attracts
you most and read
You are likely to be a sensitive kind of person, surprisingly well in
of your life and largely content with it. So much so that statistically
like blue are generally overweight!
You’re more insecure than most people you know. And this is likely to
manifest itself in a chronic desire for a settled lifestyle. The good
news is that
you’re probably in terrific health.
A strong and passionate nature. Tons of energy, along with a desire to
life to the full. Yeah great, but you need to take it easy a bit; you’re
much on your nerves.
This choice means despondency and a deep-seated dislike of one’s
current lifestyle. Also a dogged determination to change all that and
better. People who wear black often are unconsciously putting defensive
against the world to hide behind.
of conflicts mark your personality, so that sometimes you are very
impulsive and at other cool as ice. Chances are that you’re also a
about your health.
This is eternal escapist’s favorite. Grey is for a person who seeks to
emotional conflicts and commitment. However grey-lovers are usually
people in crises.
Selfishness. This however, also makes for positive achievements.Greenies are likely to be successful people in terms of material
The colour of the sun, yellow suggests a positive outlook towards life
and a happy and content person.
Remember that colour preferences are known to change over time and
circumstances. Some days you feel like wearing black and on others you
don’t.The above tests can be conclusive only if you persistently wear a particular