How do you feel when you see or wear orange? Does it energize you? or bring up any emotions for you?
Think about what orange means to you. Do you have orange in your wardrobe or in your house? What orange food do you include in your diet?
Is Orange Your Color?
Color Psychology: If orange is your favorite color, here are some traits that you may recognize:
- You are warm, optimistic, extroverted and often flamboyant.
- You are friendly, good-natured and a generally agreeable person.
- You thrive on human social contact and social gatherings, bringing different people together.
- While you are charming and sociable you do tend to be a show-off.
- You get great satisfaction from helping others and they find you inspiring with your vitality and positive energy.
Positive (when the chakra is balanced): Sociable, optimistic, enthusiastic, flamboyant, adventurous, creative, warm-hearted, cheerful, self-confident, independent
Negative (when the chakra is out of balance): Dependent, self-indulgent, the exhibitionist, pessimistic
Chakra Energy: Orange is associated with the Sacral Chakra, associated with the element “water” This chakra brings us fluidity and grace, depth of feeling, sexual fulfillment, and the ability to accept change. “I feel” is the vibration of this chakra. You can read a little more about chakras here and we dive more deeply into color and its association with our chakra system in my online class “Chakra Color Art Journal“
Color Therapy: Orange resonates with our bodily fluids, sexual organs, digestive and lymph system. It can be used to stimulate appetite, the workings of our digestive system and to draw the lymph along its pathways to be collected and cleansed in the glands.
Wear Orange: When you want to stimulate your creativity, socialize with other people, be cheerful and have fun. Orange can also motivate you and uplift your spirit.
Decorate with Orange: Many find orange a hard color to live with in their environment, so finding a tone that is softer is a great way to bring orange energy into your home/office. This can be in tones such as amber, peach, apricot, terracotta etc Orange is a great color for the digestive system so having this energy in your dining room. You may find many restaurants use a tone of orange too!
Read more about the color orange here
How do you feel about Orange? Is Orange Your Color?
Some Orange/Sacral Chakra pages from my Art Journal
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We explore mixed media techniques, color meditations, affirmations and journal exercises to energize, balance and heal through all 7 colors of the rainbow.
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