Why Are You In Such a Bad Mood? Make Your Home a Happy Place
That's a good question...WHY?
There are many reason why I might be in a bad mood, maybe it's hunger or the busyness of life. Maybe there's not enough fun lately or I'm just tired of wearing a mask! Recently, I saw an article about moods and how color impacts them, and I thought, "Wouldn't it be great if I was in a bad mood because my couch was blue or I spent too much time in my yellow bathroom." So I read on and this is what I found ...
"Interior designers have long believed that color can dramatically affect moods, feelings, and emotions," according to Kendra Cherry. "Color is a powerful communication tool and can be used to signal action, influence mood, and even influence physiological reactions."
Do I believe this?
No, I don't. There is a simple reason why; it relates to color, but it doesn't blame it.
Ready, here it is ...
After all, we all have a favorite color for a reason.
BUT, what is the reason some people love one color and another person will feel like the color makes them sad?
According to me, and the many years I have worked as a board certified behavior analyst, people tend to associate and pair colors with their own individual experiences - good and bad.
So dig into the rich colors of autumn or cool winter colors when decorating. Pick the colors that give you a warm fuzzy feeling or a calm sense of ahhhh. Trends may come and go, but stick to the colors that you love. Keep your favorite colors around you, and if your ever do get in a bad mood then you know it will be for another reason besides the blue-toned couch or yellow bathroom, LOL.
Here are some of my happy colors used in home décor that I would love seeing in every day.
The soft shade of tobacco, cream and seafoam green make these James Hare-covered cushions from the House of Scalamandre some of my favorite accent pillows this fall.
Silk done right, beautiful colorful shades of my favorite lime green and pink; a winning combo by Osbourne and Little-Pattern Rosings.
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