06 Jan The colour of happiness!
Down in the dumps? Perhaps you should try the blues.
Although long associated with negativity, the colour can send self confidence soaring, cut stress and boost happiness, a study has found.
It is thought blue’s feel-good factor has roots in our evolution, with ancestors linking the colour of the afternoon and evening sky to the feeling of a day well spent, and the prospect of a good night’s sleep.
But the benefits do not end there – because blue could also make our minds sharper.
Researchers from the University of Sussex exposed volunteers to a range of colours and light.
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