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Color of the month: red – meaning and symbolism

Positive associations: love, passion, desire, heat, longing, lust, sexuality, sensitivity, romance, joy, strength, leadership, courage, vigor, willpower, action, vibrance, radiance, determination, assertive, daring, determined, energetic, powerful, enthusiastic, impulsive, exciting. Negative associations: rage, anger, danger, aggression, malice, wrath, stress, sex and pornography. Culture: China: colors correspond with the five primary elements, the directions and the four …

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Color of the month: yellow – meaning and symbolism

Positive associations: sunshine, hope, happiness, freshness, positivity, clarity, energy, optimism, cheerfulness, enthusiasm, fun, enlightenment, remembrance, intellect, honor, loyalty, good-humored, confidence, originality, creativity, challenging, academic and analytical, wisdom and logic Negative associations: caution, sickness, jealousy, being critical and judgmental, overly analytical, impatient and impulsive, egotistical, pessimistic, having an inferiority complex, spiteful, cowardly, deceitful, non-emotional and lacking …

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Slow living – when less is seriously more … II.

In the first piece of the series, we shed some light on the initiation, put into context and – hopefully – eliminated the negative connotations of ’slow’ which are stemming from some myths. Now, as was promised, we provide some history, which might explain further the relevance and circumstances in which the initiation arose, including the …

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Color of the month: green – meaning and symbolism

Positive associations: nature, environment, healthy, balanced, good luck, renewal, youth, spring, generosity, fertility, progress, wealth, money, fortune, service Negative associations: jealousy, inexperience, envy, misfortune, vigor, toxicity Culture:  Ireland: represents the vast green hillsides, as well as Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick. Japan: regarded as the color of eternal life. Aztec culture: was considered to be …

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Color of the month: blue – meaning and symbolism

Blue is associated with:   acceptance, authority, balance, calmness, care, caution, cleanliness, coolness, cooperation, compassion, confidence, contemplation, culture, depression, despair, depth, dignity, faith, flexibility, frankness, freedom, freshness, goodness, harmony, honesty, hope, ice, infinity, intelligence, introspection, isolation, law, logic, loyalty, maturity, obedience, order, peace, piety, power, protection, quality, quietness, reflection, reliability, responsibility, sadness, security, self control, serenity, …

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