Red – life-force, blood, energy, activity, challenge, physical stimulation, sexuality, passion, personal power, aggression, anger, warmth, will to live, danger, something from your past resurfacing (perhaps around how you were ‘reared’), what have you ‘read’ lately that has had an impact?

Yellow – the mind, mental stimulation, clarity, communication, inspiration, wisdom, the sun and life, lack of courage, a ‘lemon’ – something fake or not what it seems, mellow yellow

Orange – healing, discrimination, wise decisions, social life, pleasure, stimulation, change, motivation, ambition, sexual energy, physical appetites, health (vitamin C!)

Green – colour of earth, nature, environmental issues, abundance/money issues, fertility, healing, refreshment, rest, renewal, balance, being green or inexperienced, jealousy/envy

Blue – peace, truth, sensitivity, upliftment or depression (feeling ‘blue’), relaxation, serenity, emotional healing, attainment, coolness, ‘blue moon’ – something rare/impossible happening

Purple – spirituality, royalty, leadership, respect, higher wisdom, arcane knowledge, mysticism, psychic perception, wealth

Black – the subconscious, primeval depths, ‘in the dark,’ the unknown and unknowable, secrets, everything and nothing, ‘dark night of despair’ feelings, mourning, dreams, the night time, indigenous cultures

White – purity, light, seeing, illumination, protection, blessings, colour of death/ashes, Western culture

Brown – earth, ground, un-manifest potential, resources, fertility, nature, mundane things, ‘browned off’ – angry, annoyed