Something About The Color Pink
Pink is a very interesting color that has attracted individuals and organizations globally. It has been given a lot of meanings and different interpretations and been associated to many effects it can produce to us not only psychologically but also physically. In color psychology, pink is a sign of hope. It is a positive color inspiring warm and comforting feelings, a sense that everything will be okay. Most commonly, pink is liked by ladies. There are also guys who like pink but only a few because of the impression that they are noted as less masculine. However, in Japan, the color pink has a masculine association. The annual spring blooming of the pink-blossomed cherry trees (the Sakura) is said to represent the young Japanese warriors who fell in battle in the prime of life (the Samurai).
Internationally, the pink ribbon has been recognized a symbol of hope and awareness in the fight against breast cancer. The meaning of color pink is unconditional love and nurturing. It relates to unconditional love and understanding, and the giving and receiving of nurturing. Pink encourages friendliness while discouraging aggression and ill-will. Since the color pink is said to have a tranquilizing effect, sport's teams sometimes use pink to paint the locker room used by opposing teams. Some studies of the color pink suggest that male weightlifters seem to lose strength in pink rooms, while women weightlifters tend to become stronger around the color. Pastries taste better when they come out of pink boxes or served on pink plates (it only works with sweets). Pink makes us crave sugar.
Pink calms and reassures our emotional energies, alleviating feelings of anger, aggression, resentment, abandonment and neglect. Studies have confirmed that exposure to large amounts of pink can have a calming effect on the nerves and create physical weakness in people. Violent and aggressive prisoners have been successfully calmed by placing them in a pink room for a specified amount of time. This fact has not been confirmed by science, but it has been practiced for the belief that this can actually affect the prisoners' aggression into an opposite effect.
A combination of red and white, pink contains the need for action of red, helping it to achieve the potential for success and insight offered by white. It is the passion and power of red softened with the purity, openness and completeness of white. The deeper the pink, the more passion and energy it exhibits