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Colour, Healing, and the Human Soul

 
Title:      Colour, Healing, and the Human Soul
Categories:      High School, About Anthroposophy, Health, Research, Inner Life of the Teacher, Art Studies, General Waldorf Education
BookID:      917
Authors:      Gladys Mayer
ISBN-10(13):      978-1-85584-565-7
Publisher:      Rudolf Steiner Press (UK)
Publication date:      2020
Number of pages:      68
Language:      Not specified
Rating:      0 
Picture:      cover
Description:     
Understanding Colours and Using Them for Health and Therapy
 
In this delightful study, the accomplished artist and teacher Gladys Mayer explains that color is the very substance of the soul. Just as the body is made up of mineral, water, air, and warmth, the soul is made up of color. This is revealed in the emotions of sadness and joy and the many shades between that are expressed in human language as, for example, “seeing red,” “feeling blue,” “rose-colored glasses,” and “jaundiced view.”

Mayer discusses the basis of color theory and its methodology, as well as the importance of color in everyday life and health. It is as fundamental to the soul as air is to the body. By increasing our awareness of the spiritual laws of color, we can acquire a balanced and enriched life of soul. Color can be a healing force in our life, enabling us to tackle the deadening, colorless aspects of our mechanized technological civilization. Based on the work of Rudolf Steiner, which she studied intensively for many years, Mayer offers an approach to color that is of value to painters and artists, as well as anyone interested in psychology, health and healing, spirituality, and personal development.
 
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