Feeling any closer to a certain colour? Thinking that a specific colour is triggering more pleasant feelings?
Well, you are right! Colours do have certain effects on us and we have discussed how and why colours have such immense influence on our psyche and physics in the previous post on our blog. Check it out if you want to learn more!
This weak’s colour is the colour of emerald forests, of the grass in your garden, of the voluptuous leaves on the trees in a park; green. Don’t you also feel refreshed and happier when you are walking through a park full of trees or just gazing at a green meadow under the shining sun? Even thinking of the green paradise that earth gives us makes us feel relieved. Let’s dive into what sort of influence the green colour has on us.
Green is a very special colour with strong mental, emotional and physical health benefits. It is strongly connected to physical nature and the spiritual realm, offering harmony between physics and the psyche.
The very first strength of the colour green is its balancing qualities. Green is the middle colour on the visible colour spectrum; a transition between the ‘warm’ colours and the ‘colder’. As it is the midway colour, it connects the warmer and colder colours schemes together, catalysing the colour spectrum. Thus, green has an immense effect on balancing our emotions, because it is the bridge between the relaxing colder colours and stimulating warmer colours.
It is also related to the hearth chakra which governs the heart, breasts, lungs, and thymus gland, as well as an individual’s sense of trust, fearlessness, peace, generosity, gratitude, and connectedness. Hearth is the center of our soul, it is more insightful and harbours the love energy. This chakra and the colour green also govern conscious change, transformation, building healthy boundaries, depth in relationships with others, emotional control, and foremost love for oneself.
With the blockage of this chakra one might feel that they are living under a veil that puts a distance between everyone in their life, might feel frustrated as they are having a hard time understanding themselves, their true needs and wants, they might find it difficult to listen to their heart thus might feel constantly confused and fail at deciding, even between the most simple options, like what to eat. It is of utmost importance to unblock and activate this chakra as it will turn the lights back on in your life. You can use the colour green to activate the chakra. Using a lamp that will give out green hues will be ideal as it will wash you with colour from head to toe.
The colour green will give you a feeling of renewal, new life, freshness, growth, and balance. It is a very important healing colour for the diseases associated with the hearth chakra such as heart diseases, immune system, chronic fatigue disorder, breast cancer, allergies, and asthma, as well as psychological disorders such as anxiety and panic disorder, major depression, and postnatal depression.
When to use it?
- If you are feeling disconnected from the world and yourself.
- If you are having a hard time deciding.
- If you feel like your heart is not talking to you.
- If you are having a shortage of breath (related to anxiety)
- If you are experiencing chronic heart diseases and getting medical treatment.
- If you are pregnant or nursing.
- If you are going through some life changes that affect your mental health.
- If you want to forgive and move on.
- If you are suffering from an immune system disease.
- If you are suffering from allergies and asthma.
- If you are having migraine attacks.
When not to use?
- If you are feeling a bit possessive.
- If you are feeling envious.
- If you are feeling stagnant