Did you ever wonder if you should choose a certain color palette if you suffer from depression, have a loss in your life, or perhaps have a gloomy outlook on life? There are colors that you can choose for your home that will make you feel good, that will make you happy when you see them and can literally change your entire emotional status. Which colors am I talking about? Colors that heal. Come read this very special post and see how the right color choices can literally change the way you feel when you look at them.
Let me ask you this. How do you feel when you see this graphic above? Do you feel happy? Warm? Safe? Are you smiling? These are all very good emotions to feel when you see color. When you look at a color and you feel any of these emotions THAT is the color that you should bring into your home. These are all good emotions. These are all good feelings. Bring those emotions and feelings into your home just by simply painting a room.
Every now and then I come across a client that needs a very special color palette – a healing color palette. I’ve had clients who suffered from depression, a loss of a child or from some medical conditions that would prevent them from feeling happy on a day-to-day basis. Very specific colors have to be chosen for these clients.
Now this is where it gets a little tricky. For the most part, I think most of us can say that yellow makes us happy. However, you can bet your bottom dollar that there are people out there who despise yellow or it brings back a really bad memory for them. Should this client have yellow in their home? No way!!! But yellow is a happy color right? Well that is the norm to think that but when it comes to choosing healing color for the home, there is no such thing as “normal’.
This is where communication comes in. It’s crucial to talk with a client, have a look around their home and really try to grasp a feel for what this person needs. I can tell you this, being highly intuitive really, really helps in this type of color consultation. For the most part, I can tell what colors would make a client happy just but paying attention to little clues that they send out. Watch for how a person lights up when you show them color. Watch for expressions on the face when presenting a color to a client. These are all little “cheat sheets” that direct me in helping choose color really for any client let along a special needs client.
So here we have it. Today we talked a little bit about yellow. There are so many more topics and colors to talk about because this is such a big subject. Stick around, bookmark this blog and see what the next healing color topic will be.