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A Writers Guide to Black

Black is mysterious. Black is secret. Black is associated with everything from power and protection to formality and elegance to evil and death. (Black sure does get around.) In chromotherapy, black absorbs negativity, repels fear, and banishes nightmares. Black is the absence of all color. Black objects do not reflect light in any part of […]

A Writers Guide to White

White is truth. White is innocence. In many cultures white is associated with openness. In chromotherapy, white helps provide mental clarity and encourages new beginnings. White is the presence of all color. White clothing reflects heat because it reflects all visible wavelengths. Albinism is the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair, […]

A Writers Guide to Brown

Brown is warmth. Brown is wholesome. Brown is associated with nature and natural products. It is a primal, basic-instincts color. Brown is a composite color made by mixing a warm hue with black. Brown is the number one neutral color in wardrobes.   Chromophobia* Fear of brown: kastanophobia Symbolism Brown symbolizes materialistic thoughts. Brown symbolizes earthiness, […]

A Writers Guide to Purple

Purple is mystical. Purple is spiritual. Purple is the color of royalty and nobility. It is also the color of creativity. In chromotherapy, purple is used to calm someone who is over stimulated or to energize someone who is suffers from depression. Indigo (purple-blue) shades alleviate skin problems. Purple is the color between red and blue. […]

A Writers Guide to Blue

Blue is tranquil. Blue is calming. Blue is the expanse of the sky and the depths of the ocean. Blue’s soothing effect suppresses the appetite. In chromotherapy, the color blue calms, relaxes, and opens communication. It is sometimes used to soothe illnesses and treat pain. Did you know that Pantone selects a special color to correspond […]

A Writers Guide to Green

Green is nature. Green is life. It is nurturing and healing. Green is symbolic of rebirth, fertility, and growth in most places worldwide. In modern times green is associated with environmental issues. In chromotherapy, green is used to lower blood pressure, relax the nervous system, calm and soothe the mind, as well as to suppress […]

A Writers Guide to Yellow

Yellow is cheerful and uplifting. It is associated with joy and happiness. Many believe people lose their tempers more often in yellow rooms and babies cry more in yellow surroundings. Yellow enhances concentration and speeds metabolism. In chromotherapy, yellow is used to stimulate creative and intellectual energy as well as to strengthen the nervous system. […]

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