Do you feel anxious in a yellow room? Does the color blue make you feel calm and relaxed? It has long been believed that color can dramatically affect your mood, feelings and emotions. "Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions," the artist Pablo Picasso once quoted.
Color therapy is a powerful communication tool and can be used to influence your mood, trigger positive vibes and improve your overall physiological reactions.
While it is common knowledge that light enters through our eyes, many aren't aware that light can also enter through our skin. The colors you wear give off unique frequencies and vibrations, which in turn can activate hormones in your body that influence in improving your emotional wellbeing.
Wearing certain colors can play an important role in empowering self-expression on a daily basis. For example, studies have shown that when people look at the color red, it results in an increased heart rate which which then leads to an adrenaline rush. So by wearing red this can trigger emotions of excitement and fierceness. Next time you are headed out on a zoom call date, consider wearing a stack full of red bracelets to inspire feelings of love.
So what colors should you wear to influence mood and positive change? Every morning when you wake up, evaluate how you are feeling and what intentions you want to set for that day. Once you've established your goals for the day, use the guide below to help accessorize yourself based on your chosen intention.