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Colour therapy: wearing green clothing (Part One)

If you’ve been reading my posts in the last few weeks, you’ll know I’ve been discussing the impact we make on others when we choose to wear certain colours. So far we’ve been looking at the warm magnetic colours and seen how wearing red clothes puts you in the driver’s seat, wearing orange enhances the feel-good factor and wearing yellow clothes puts you in the limelight, attracting lots of attention to you. Today we’re putting the spotlight on green. Now … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Colour: Wearing Yellow Clothes (Part two)

I spoke in yesterday’s post on wearing yellow clothes about the signals you send to other people when you choose to wear yellow. And I promised to get back and tell you a bit more about our choice whether or not to wear yellow. As I already said, I’m not a great fan of yellow clothes but there are many people who just love to wear them. So what might be the reason for this? The first most obvious answer … Continue reading

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Colour Therapy: wearing orange clothes

If you were to look in your wardrobe right now, would you be able to find any items of clothing that are orange? It tends to be one of those colours that you either avoid like the plague or adore and splurge out on. But what does wearing the colour orange actually signal to other people? Well, it’s definitely one of my favourites and always has been. It’s the artists’ colour, an  outward expression of creativity and  joy.  So if … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Colour -Wearing Red Clothes

It’s been quite while since I wrote anything about colour so I thought I would start off by writing about the effect RED clothing can have on others. I remember when I was very young and my nana saying: “Red and Green should never be seen except upon an Irish queen.” I didn’t really get that in those days and thought that Irish queens had special rights. But as I grew older and developed my love for colours and painting, … Continue reading

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