By Brian Entin BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Boynton Beach 2-year-old Bella Natale can't talk, walk or eat on her own. Her diagnosis is a mystery, and because her family does not have a wheelchair van, itMore >>
Boynton Beach 2-year-old Bella Natale can't talk, walk or eat on her own. Her diagnosis is a mystery, and because her family does not have a wheelchair van, it is difficult for her to leave their home.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:51:50 GMT
A Petal man has a $100,000 bond and is behind bars charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery. Michael Lewis was apprehended by members of the US Marshall task force along 7th street in HattiesburgMore >>
A Petal man has a $100,000 bond and is behind bars charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:38:38 GMT
The Evansville Police Department says a man is arrested after an attempted robbery early Tuesday morning. EPD says 50-year-old James Worthington is facing multiple charges after he attempted to rob aMore >>
EPD says 50-year-old James Worthington is facing multiple charges after he attempted to rob a customer at a west side gas station.
Thursday, July 31 2014 2:16 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:16:48 GMT
One of Hinds County's Most Wanted is in custody. Forty-eight year old Daisy Lee Shannon was arrested on a tip following our Most Wanted segment on the Wednesday 6 p.m. report of WLBT News.Shannon, whoMore >>
One of Hinds County's Most Wanted is in custody. Forty-eight year old Daisy Lee Shannon was arrested on a tip following our Most Wanted segment on the Wednesday 6 p.m. report of WLBT News.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:32:22 GMT
Jackson Police Department has confirmed that 21-year-old Jonathan Fairley has been arrested and charged for the murder of Jabari Day. 19-year-old Day was shot and killed on a playground on Lilly Street,More >>
19-year-old Day was shot and killed on a playground on Lilly Street, in west Jackson on May 20th.More >>
Do you run out the door in the morning with just coffee in your stomach -- or maybe nothing at all? What's your excuse? Expert Dawn Jackson Blatner makes toast out of every reason to avoid starting the day off right.More >>
By Leatrice Eiseman
It's true: Changing the colors you wear can actually change your mood -- and how others feel about you. When I was first trying to learn about color, there wasn't much research out there. So I decided to do the studies myself and fill the obvious gap.
At the Center for Color Information and Training, we've been conducting word-association color studies for years. We show people a swatch of color and ask them to identify their immediate feelings upon seeing it. In general, warmer tones make people feel happier than cool tones -- but that's not always the case. And even an accessory in the right hue, like a bracelet or a handbag, can boost your mood. This is valuable information.
Here are a few things to keep in mind about colors and mood the next time you're standing in front of your closet:
Reds: Brick -- which has yellow undertones -- is more upbeat than cool blue-red. Interestingly, several studies, including one published in the journal Nature, found that athletes win more events when they wear red rather than blue, possibly because of red's energizing effects.
Oranges and yellows: These hues are universally uplifting -- and not just bright dandelion yellows or ice-pop oranges. Even a more muted shade can give you a sunnier outlook. When I'm feeling down, I'll reach for something peachy: It's a cheerful, approachable color.
Blues: This color family isn't generally associated with happiness. But shades at the warmer end of the spectrum -- like periwinkle -- can give you an emotional pick-me-up. Wearing azure, in particular, with its connection to the sea and sky, evokes feelings of fantasy and getaway. Plus, it looks good with almost every skin tone.
I never tell people to avoid certain colors entirely, but simply to be aware of their effects on mood. If you have a fabulous gray or black dress, pin on a sunny yellow broach or add a sparkly gold belt. You'll look happier -- and likely feel more cheerful too.
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