Follow the yellow ……by Ifi

…this will be a yellow post….. or a post in yellow……additional words that represent different shades of the color yellow: Lemon, yellow ocher, golden, saffron, cream, mustard, mellow yellow…..


….pure, bright and sunny yellow is the easiest color to see….


…yellow is the color of the mind and the intellect, it is optimistic and cheerful, activate the memory, encourage communication, enhance vision, build confidence, and stimulate the nervous system…..


…yellow stands for freshness, happiness, positivity, clarity, energy, optimism, enlightenment, remembrance, intellect, honor, loyalty, and joy…..

… is the best color to create enthusiasm for life ….


…It is often associated with food and is highly used in children’s products and marketing advertisements aimed at children….


…in some cultures, yellow represents peace….in Egypt yellow was worn to signify the dead, in Japan, yellow stands for courage, in India, yellow is the color of the merchants…….

Van Gogh called yellow “’a color capable of charming God.”

and also he was saying ”How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun.”


…yellow (and the yellow family of colors) gets your attention faster than any other color….. people notice yellow objects first……

…so not only are school buses yellow, but also many earth-moving, road-building and other outdoor machines are yellow because you could get hurt if you accidentally run into one of them…..if it’s yellow, you have a strong warning….!


Put some yellow in your life when you want:

  • clarity for decision-making
  • relief from ‘burnout’, panic, nervousness, exhaustion
  • sharper memory and concentration skills
  • protection from lethargy and depression during dull weather



  • “Big Yellow Taxi” by Joni Mitchell, covered by Amy Grant, covered by Counting Crows featuring Vanessa Carlton
  • “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” by Elton John
  • “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss
  • “Mellow Yellow” by Donovan
  • “Yellow Submarine” by the Beatles
  • “Black and Yellow” by rapper Wiz Khalifa



  • Yellow is considered a warm color in landscape design.
  • Yellow’s appearance in the garden has a stimulating effect.
  • Yellow flowers come forward in the landscape, helping to make a large garden feel cozier.



  • Law enforcement in North America uses bright Yellow tape to mark a crime scene.
  • Yellow Traffic Light means caution – or slow down.
  • The phrase ‘Yellow Journalism’ is used to mean irresponsible reporting.
  • Yellow is often used for packaging No Name products to signify bargain pricing.
  • Yellow Page phone directories are a common sight everywhere.
  • In mythology, Greek Goddesses were always ‘golden haired’ which has given us our fascination with blond people to this day.


and remember everything requires some yellow …..

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