colour therapy


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colour therapy

Popular psychology
Any form of sensory “therapy” in which a patient is exposed to specific colours in the environment, in clothing or by lighting. While some data vaguely suggest that the autonomic nervous system is aroused by the colour red, and attenuated by blue, the efficacy of colour therapy is dubious at best. Colour therapy is integral to ayurvedic medicine, but is peripheral to mainstream psychiatric therapy.

Pseudomedicine
Any pseudotherapy in which a patient is exposed to coloured light, environment, clothing or food as a vehicle for treating organic disease.
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I used to organise workshops in Kuwait to bring international teachers who taught courses about wellbeing and personal development and one of the courses was colour therapy. The response of the people who attended was fantastic because it was natural and instinctive for us to respond to colours because we use them and see colours everywhere.
And top fashion and beauty photographer Elisabeth Hoff, has been commissioned to capture the '70s inspired colour and design of Colour Therapy. Her pictures use the '70s technique of 'colour blocking' - multiple shades of the same colour with modern highlights - to accentuate the retro feel of the Colour Therapy line-up.
Anthony explains: "Colour therapy is all about finding out what colour best suits you.
Every colour affects us emotionally, physically and mentally and colour therapy uses the mood- altering capacities of colours to heal the mind and body by clearing the energy blocks in the body.
In association with Spadunya, who are the first to introduce this new and therapeutic concept of colour therapy in the region, our aim is to introduce people to the fact that our mental and physical well being is linked to the light and colours we are exposed to.
Colour therapy canbe used to treat a range of conditions including depression, eczema, high blood pressure, and menstrual problems.
To celebrate the comeback of red hair and to highlight his own Take It As Red shampoos and conditioners from his Colour Therapy range, Nicky Clarke is launching the Red Siren Model Search to find Britain's most stunning redhead - natural or coloured.
These sessions have proved so popular with members of staff that Sukhi is now arranging more sessions, including tai chi, colour therapy and meditation.
One way to sort out hazardous hues from promising pigments is to investigate the science of colour therapy.
Driving a Fiat 500C 1.2 Cult model, he slid neatly between a 500S TwinAir and 500C Colour Therapy TwinAir with just 7.5cm to spare.
YOU cannot help but smile when you see some cars, such as the Fiat 500C Colour Therapy.
The Colour Therapy is a range between the Pop and Lounge specifications with a distinctly 70s look of five vibrant colours and white detailing and available in hatch and convertible versions with the 900 and 1,200cc engines.