is a combination of the colors yellow and blue, each of which
brings its own unique energy to the overall feeling of the color
green. Blue exudes calm and peace, while yellow radiates liveliness
and high levels of energy. As a marriage between these two very
different colors, green is a unifier of opposites, offering
both the excitement of yellow and the tranquility of blue. It
energizes blue’s passivity and soothes yellow’s
intensity, inspiring us to be both active and peaceful at the
same time. It is a mainstay of the seasons of spring and summer,
thus symbolizing birth and growth.
is one of the reasons that spring instigates so much excitement
and activity. As a visual harbinger of the end of winter, green
stems and leaves shoot up and out from the dark branches of
trees and the muddy ground, letting us know that it’s
safe for us to come out, too. In this way, green invites us
to shed our layers and open ourselves to the outside world,
not in a frantic way, but with an easygoing excitement that
draws us outside just to sniff the spring air. Unlike almost
any other color, green seems to have its own smell, an intoxicating
combination of sun and sky—earthy, bright, and clean.
In the best-case scenario, it stops us in our tracks and reminds
us to appreciate the great experience of simply being alive.
balances our energy so that, in looking at it, we feel confident
that growth is inevitable. It also gives us the energy to contribute
to the process of growth, to nurture ourselves appropriately,
without becoming overly attached to our part in the process.
Green reminds us to let go and let nature do her work, while
at the same time giving us the energy to do our own.
From The Daily Om ~~