While we may be looking at the latest trends in colors, it also pays to spare some attention on how the colors can affect you.
In Feng Shui there are certain colors that do not go well for certain elements, some, may even bring about disastrous consequences when in conflict! Therefore, it is advisable to find out the conflicting colors and avoid if possible.
To do this, you must firstly be familiar with the productive and destructive cycles of the elements. They are shown as below:
Productive Cycle :
Fire ---> Earth ---> Metal ---> Water ---> Wood ---> Fire
Destructive Cycle :
Fire ---> Metal ---> Wood ---> Earth ---> Water ---> Fire
Every person is represented by an element according to the year that they are born in.
For example, a person that is born in the year of the Rat belongs to the Water element. Therefore, colors that are beneficial to the Rat person are Metallic ones, such as Gold and Silver. This is because in the productive cycle, Metal produces Water thereby enhancing the Rat person. Black and Blue too are beneficial as it belongs to their own element, Water.
On the other hand Earth destroys Water, in the Destructive cycle. Therefore, it is imperative that the Rat person avoids Earth colors. These are colors such as Ochre and Beige.
Below is the table of the elements corresponding to the twelve animal signs of the zodiac:
If you are unsure on the elements representing each color, below is a list of basic colors together with their respective elements.
|White, Silver, Gold||Metal|
|Yellow, Ochre, Beige||Earth|
Armed with this information, you can now choose a color that suits you and your car in every way!