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The color of BLUE and why the HUE- a great article by Meg

There are seven main energy centers (chakras) of the body. These chakras are like spirals of energy, each one relating to the others. Using the seven colours of the spectrum, Color Therapy aims to balance and enhance our body’s energy centres/chakras and also to help stimulate our body’s own healing process.  Color Therapy uses colour to re-balance the Chakras that have become depleted of energy.

Color therapy can be shown to help on a physical level; however there are deeper issues around the colors on the psychological and spiritual levels.  Color has a profound effect on us on all levels, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. If our energy centres become blocked or depleted, then our body cannot function properly and this, in turn, can lead to a variety of problems on any level.   I am sure you can relate when you think of your favorite color and how it makes you feel?

Our well being is not purely a physical issue. Many more practitioners are now treating patients in a holistic manner. That is to say, we are body, mind and spirit and none of these areas function entirely alone; each has an effect upon the other. This is why Color Therapy can be so helpful since color addresses all levels of our being.    All life experiences have an affect upon us. Some experiences will be positive and some negative. It is these negative experiences which can manifest themselves physically over time as dis-ease. For example, perhaps over the years we have been in a situation where we have felt unable, for one reason or another, to speak our mind, or to express our needs and feelings. This can manifest as a problem in the throat chakra. The throat chakra relates in the spiritual aspect to self expression. Thus, if our self expression has been blocked, the energy in this area will not be free flowing.  Working with the appropriate color/colors can help to dispel negative feelings, free blocks and re-balance the body.  Listed below is each of the blue spectrum color and the chakra that is affected by:
You make ask yourself why did I choose BLUE?  It is not my favorite color, but more the color that I personally need MORE of in my life.  Due to my hyporthyroidism and Hashimotos Disease, I do try and incorporate more of this color into my daily life.  If you are interested in more of the chakras, colors that coordinate with them, and chakra meditations, please contact me!  Also don’t skip over the “Did you Know Fact at the Bottom of the blog.”


Related organs: throat and lungs

Endocrine gland: thyroid gland. The upper digestive tract can be affected by imbalance in this area.TURQUOISE can also be helpful for both the throat and the heart chakra.

Associated problems: Thyroid problems – over active/under active; Anorexia nervosa (this is a multi-chakra problem but has a strong connection to the throat chakra); asthma; bronchitis; hearing problems; tinnitus – may also be connected to problems with the brow chakra; problems of the upper digestive tract; mouth ulcers, sore throats, tonsillitis.

Personality Traits: Loyal, tactful, affectionate, inspiring, inventive, caring, and cautious.

Blue is the colour of the spirit and relates to self expression – speech, communication, the ability to communicate our needs and requirements; Spirit of truth and purpose.  This is a mentally-relaxing colour. Blue has a pacifying effect on the nervous system and brings great relaxation – ideal for sleep problems, and hyper-active children. Connects us to holistic thought, and gives us wisdom and clarity enhancing communication and speech.

positive aspects of blue

– loyal
– trustworthy
– tactful
– calm

negative aspects of blue

– unfaithful
– untrustworthy
– self-righteous
– cold

DID YOU KNOW?:  For St. Patrick’s Day we should actually honor the holiday by wearing blue?  Sky blue is the exact color and hue because history tells us that the Order of St. Patrick (actual name, Maewyn Succat), was associated with the color of sky blue, not green.  Interesting, right?

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