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The psychology of color is fascinating!  Everyday there are more and more studies conducted that reveal new information about how color impacts our lives.  Did you know that…

RED:  Increases the pulse rate, breathing and blood pressure?  If you like red you yearn for the impulsive life.  Red is the color of action, love, and courage.  You are likely to be outspoken and athletic.

BLUE:  A wonderfully calming color.  Did you know that blue actually causes the brain to send off eleven chemical tranquilizers?  If you like blue, you are probably a capable, conservative and sensitive person.

GREEN:  Green is definitely Mother Nature’s favorite color!  People who enjoy surrounding themselves with green tend to be fresh, natural and friendly.  Green shades tend to evoke a sense of relaxation, comfort and quietness.  It also represents new growth and new beginnings, and can be used as a stress reducing color.

YELLOW: A stimulating color.  People who like yellow tend to be smart and high minded.  You might find yourself remaining optimistic in most situations, and are generally enthusiastic about new ideas.  You enjoy action, and have the ability to project your ideas well to others.

ORANGEAn exuberant and bold color.  Orange lovers tend to be friendly, cheerful and are able to get along with practically everyone.  You are social by nature, and hate to be alone.  You want the world to be warm and mellow like the glow of a fireplace.

PURPLE:  A royal and fantasy invoking color.  If you like purple, you could possibly be an artist at heart.  You like to surround yourself with talented people and tend to be very free spirited by nature.

BROWN: A warm and comforting color.  Brown lovers are often conscientious, and steady in their ways.  You tend to be very interested in genealogy and home. The company of your family is paramount in your life.

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