Colour therapy

Colour your life: Change your life

“…colour sensitivity and awareness can constitute a major weapon against forces of insensitivity and brutalization. (Albers p xi) Colour sensitivity as a weapon? So provocative. This bold statement was made by someone whose seminal work Interaction of Colour,, has recently had a 50th anniversary edition. Someone who knows what he is talking about. How can we use colour awareness against forces of brutalisation? How can we? I don’t know the answer to…    read more 

Colouring in: a meditative act

April 6, 2017    
ahahdodo    

Adult colouring in books. Who knew? Well I did. Colouring in has been taken up as a form of meditative practice as the right side of the brain takes over from the analytical rational left side. The focus is just on the line and colour and the exploration of a personal aesthetic sensibility. So, click on my Free stuff link and down load a mandala to colour in. I will regularly add…    read more 

How do we see colour?

December 6, 2016    
ahahdodo    

This blog will keep track of my investigation into colour therapy. I completed a colour therapy course that piqued my interest in the electromagnetic spectrum. Visible light , the colour spectrum ,is on the electr-omagnetic spectrum. Who knew? So my jumping off place is to have a broader understanding of the electro-magnetic spectrum and how the colour spectrum fits in.  

The effects of Invisible light

December 29, 2015    
ahahdodo    

The colour spectrum, or visible light, is part of the electromagnetic spectrum. The electromagnetic spectrum (EM) is the range of all types of EM radiation. The electromagnet spectrum is divided into regions dependent on the length of the wavelength and the frequency of the vibrations. Visible light or the colour spectrum has a short wavelength and high frequency. Other regions on the electromagnetic spectrum include radio waves, , infrared waves, ultraviolet waves,…    read more 

How do our bodies react to colour?

December 29, 2015    
ahahdodo    

  It is difficult to source research that has extensive or even rigorous studies on the effects of colour on human physiology, however there is historical and empirical evidence on colour or light, as therapy. For example, the ancient Egyptians built healing temples of light; Hippocrates and Rudolf Steiner refer to the use of sunlight in various medical disorders. (The Healing Power of Incoherent Polarized Light ) A few year ago I…    read more