Color Psychology – ORANGE

You are sick and tired of this cold weather? Lack of energy is sneaking into your life? Bad mood ?
We have solution!! Go somewhere where is warm… :P! Just joking. Have u ever heard about color psychology? If not this post is for you.

Color is most common eye impulse, that is using  almost in every life area. We can see color but also feel and even hear it. Can transmit information faster than words and emit energy, affect human perception of temperature, distance and mood, emotion and aesthetic impressions. Each culture assigned symbolic meaning to colors. Therefore, some colors were evidence of affluence or symbolized affiliation to poor social class. They were synonymous of success or failure.

The language of colors is the speech of moods, and each color has thousands of faces. It’s often been said that we are choosing colors accidental. However, this is not true, because, as research shows, the choice of color is associated with the emotions that accompany us at that particular moment. As Max Lüscher claimed, the intuitive selection of colors is the hint of our subconscious about our emotional state of health.

Aware of their power, we can choose them in the way, they change our mood, improve our competences and facilitate relationships with others, because each color has its good and bad sides. All you need to do is to know them.

Lets take a closer look to our subject, so you will learn why we chose this color.

ORANGE as you probably know is a combination of red and yellow. Red is filled with energy and stimulation, and yellow is responsible for the happiness and cheerfulness. It is a more active color because it makes us react by gut feeling, and we feel at that particular moment. It is a color that will always help us look on the bright side of things, even though reality is often not too bright. For instance, it can bring us encouragement and motivation in our tough financial periods, giving us the power to keep going until we manage to find solutions and improvements.

The color will also inspire us to be active, increasing the sense of competition and the courage to assume some risks. It will also make us feel stronger from a physical point of view. The people that are inspired by this color will feel the need to be on a constant move. Because it is an extrovert color, it also makes people forget about inhibitions and show-off at least a little.

Orange is a very social color, making people open up and enhance their communication. It is a very inviting color, so it is great if is used as a decorative color for parties, as it gets people talking and inspires a good mood.


The color of adventure and social communication

Effects of orange:
Enthusiasm: Orange is optimistic and extroverted – the color of the uninhibited.
Rejuvenation: Orange helps to restore balance to our physical energies.
Courage: Orange helps us to take account of our lives, to face the consequences, to take action and make appropriate changes, and then to move onward and upward. Is the favorite color of athletics champions, because “pushes towards success”

Positive Traits:
sociable, optimistic, enthusiastic, cheerful, self-confident, independent, flamboyant, extroverted and uninhibited, adventurous, the risk-taker, creative flair, warm-hearted, agreeable and informal.

Negative Traits:
superficial and insecure, dependent, over-bearing, self-indulgent, overly proud.

What does it mean if you are choosing orange? We can say that:
You move on easily from life’s setbacks
Patience is not one of your virtues and you can be quite forceful and domineering over others when under stress.
You can be indecisive, inconsistent and unpredictable
You may be an unkind practical joker

Your Deepest Need:
to be with people, to socialize with them, and be accepted and respected as part of group.

If you are not a fan of this color:
You are not comfortable in large groups
You do not like partying and socializing
You are more comfortable with a small circle of friends
You don’t like flamboyance and showing off
You may be holding yourself back socially



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“Kolor” D. Zborowska


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