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Colour for Health

We can use colour to help influence our mental wellbeing, by:

  • Wearing colour
  • Drinking or eating colour
  • Visualising or meditating with colour (e.g. colour breathing)
  • Surrounding ourselves with colour (green garden, blue sky etc)

Colour Wheel


Promotes:   Energy, strength, motivation, confidence, will-power, courage, initiative, focussing on attention to detail.
Good for:   Depression, negativity, shyness (avoid in anger, irritability).


Promotes:   Stimulates body and mind, self-esteem, optimism, inner strength, creativity, self-expression, happiness, opens mind to new ideas and perspectives, revitalising.
Good for:    Depression, negativity, trauma, stress, bereavement and loss.

Promotes:   Enthusiasm, balancing thoughts and feelings, wisdom.
Good for:   Depression (especially during menopause), stress, anxiety.


Promotes:  Uplifting, cleansing, self-respect, self-confidence, self-control, ability to rationalise and reason, contentment, mentally stimulating.
Good for:   Depression, despair, fatigue, negativity, sensitivity to criticism, lack of confidence (avoid in insomnia, hyperactivity).


Promotes:   Balance, harmony, personal development, self-acceptance, compassion for self and others, renewal.

Good for:   Stress, anxiety, self-pity, confusion.


Promotes:  Calm, cleansing, healing, personal relationships, sharing, friendship, resilience.
Good for:   Stress, anxiety, anger.

Promotes:   Calm, peace, relaxation, slowing down, steadying, self-expression, intuition, honesty, truth, creativity.
Good for:   Insomnia, stress, anxiety, over-excitement, anger.


Promotes:   Wisdom, intuition, understanding, spirituality, peace, calm, inspiration.
Good for:   Anger, obsessions, psychoses, insomnia, anxiety (avoid in depression, loneliness).

Promotes:   Inspiration, imagination, empathy, sense of belonging, helping others, self-respect, dignity.
Good for:   Stress, anxiety, obsessions, lack of confidence, low self-esteem, severe depression.

Promotes:   Letting go of the past or anxiety-provoking thoughts, moving on, spiritual understanding.
Good for:   Reduces aggression.

Promotes:   Calm, clarity of thought, affection, compassion, nurturing, kindness, resolving.
Good for:   Difficult relationships, insomnia, anger, aggression, over-sensitivity.

Black contains no colour.

White contains all colours.

Brown contains red, blue and yellow.

Colour for Health PDF

Colour Breathing

Learn effective skills online -  The Decider Skills for Self Help online course.

HEALING COLOURED LIGHT visualisation mp3
Female voice, with music.  13 mins 40
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Using colour imagery to target particular psychological or physical problems such as anxiety, stress, insomnia, depression, chronic pain, infections and tumours.

HEALING COLOURED LIGHT visualisation mp3
Male voice, with music. 

15 mins
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Using colour imagery to target particular physical or psychological problems such as chronic pain, infections and tumours, anxiety, stress, insomnia and depression.

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