[EPISODE] The Colors of My Life
On tonight’s show we will be discussing color in our lives, color at home and how color is an integral part of our personalities. Our guest Betsy Karp, color expert and color psychologist.
Betsy and I will dive deep into a conversation about how color in our homes affect our daily lives, our sleep and our moods. We will have an intimate discussion about each Chakras centers in our bodies and the colors that influences them. And finally, expert advice about how to the right color can leads you into areas of happiness and joy.
On this week’s episode, David welcomes Betsy Karp on the show as they talk about color in design, what it means to us, and even colors in relation to chakras.
David opens the show talking about color, leading with “The Yellow Submarine” and talking about the color yellow and its various meanings and appearances across various cultures and societies. Next David talks about the history and origin of the color orange, and the uniqueness of other colors. Next David talks about outstanding usages of color in art around the world.
David welcomes color expert and consultant, Betsy Karp. She talks about her definition of beauty: the essence of sensuality. “Beauty in the home means a place that makes you and your guests comfortable.” Betsy talks about her love for painting as a child and how it set her on her path for the future. She talks about her move from painting to working with textiles to making scarfs to making clothes. Betsy talks about her journey to bettering her health and how it lead to her working with people on improving their chakras and how it all relates to color. Next she talks about the changes in her perception and reactions to different colors over the course of her life and how color can affect people.
Betsy goes into detail on chakras and what they are and what they do and how they affect us. She talks about the seven different chakras, their locations, and the colors that are associated with them, being red, orange, yellow, green (and some pink), turquoise, indigo, and magenta. Betsy goes into where each of the chakras are located and the kind of energy that they deal with.
They open the final segment talking about the sixth and seventh chakras, the ones associated with indigo and magenta. Betsy talks about the design of her own house and space and her decision to leave it as neutral as possible with accents of color throughout the house. Next, David and Betsy answer some questions from the audience and give them their advice on color in design.