Colours for Eliminating Stress

Editorials News | Nov-27-2020

Colours for Eliminating  Stress

Science says that looking at different colours can relax you. That's right, colours have an enormous impact on us and work as a stress management tool. Psychologically, emotionally and even physically colours work as therapy. For instance, without colours, our life would become fade and colourless. Red shades tend to trigger your stress response, making you more anxious, while lighter shades like blue and yellow calm you down.

We have compiled a list of the most relaxing colours, you should choose for a stress-free life.

Blue: Peaceful, calm, and gentle, blue has tremendous power to manage stress and leaves an enormous impact on us. It is a very soothing colour that helps calm your mind and body, slow down your heart rate, lower down your blood pressure, and reduces anxiety and stress. Blue is believed to have a cooling and astringent effect on one’s life. When choosing the right shade of blue, it is best advised to go for a soft and neutral shade like baby blue for your bedroom walls for a calming and soothing effect.

Green: Green is a restful and silent colour. As it symbolizes nature, green is one of the most beautiful and comforting colours of all times that attract feelings of harmony that can diffuse anxiety and help an individual to stay calm and refreshed. Colours like Beige greens and Pale yellow-greens are the most stress-reducing shades in the green family.

Pink: Another colour that promotes tranquillity, love, kindness, peace, and femininity. Pink soothes various types of energies present in a room and makes it understated. Peacefulness and love maintain a balance between energies. As pink is considered a feminine colour, you may commonly see in a baby nursery room.

White: White symbolizes clarity, softness, goodness, heaven, and freshness. It is one of the right colours to be surrounded by stress and anxiety. A white-painted room is considered to be the most appropriate for a pregnant woman. 

Violet: Full of strength, peace, and wisdom, violet - colour makes you feel inner peace. It is the colour of imagination and spirituality. It stimulates the imagination and inspires high ideals. It often helps people to look for the meaning of life and spiritual fulfilment. Many people generally decorate their space with different shades of violet - colour to create a peaceful environment. As the colour is said to be good for bone growth, maintaining the potassium and sodium balance of the body. Studies reveal that the power of meditation can be ten times greater under violet light.

By Sakshi

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