Each Birth Month Has A Different Color And Meaning — Here's Yours!

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Are you an intense red or a calm blue?

By Nicole Yi

We look to the stars for our zodiac signs and now we can look to our colors to explore more of ourselves.

Instead of horoscopes to help advise us in relationships, work, and life, a system called "colorstrology" can help guide us on a different level. Intuitive, astrologer, and numerologist Michele Bernhardt combined an individual's sun sign and ruling planets with numerology and astrology to assign a Pantone color to each day of the year. In addition to 366 birthday colors, she also devised a 12-month guide with one color that best encompasses your birth month.

Before you dive ahead to find out what your color is, know that it was chosen based on what you need more than who you exactly are.

"It's based on a color that should or could help you feel more balanced," Michele said. In that way, colorstrology differs from astrology, which interprets the impact of celestial bodies on our lives.

 

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And you're not necessarily stuck with your color as you are assigned a zodiac sign. You can look to other birthday and month colors to see what you're missing and how you can apply it to yourself, kind of like a "color prescription," as Michele described it. If you're lacking tranquility, add more of September's color (Baja Blue) into your life. Each color has an energy, according to Michele, which can be harnessed in various ways, like decorating your home with it, for example. 

"You can wear it, eat it, you can surround yourself with it, you can meditate on it," she said. "You can use very creative ways in incorporating color."

Even if you don't use colorstrology in that sense, it still encourages self-reflection since you need to ask yourself what you need more of. It's also fun to learn which colors you're drawn to and what that says about you and those in your life who were born in those months. 

Try it out for yourself and see your birth month color ahead along with descriptions from Michele's book, Colorstrology: What Your Birthday Color Says About You.

January

Color: Caramel
Characteristics: Logical, sure-footed, practical, down-to-earth
When to incorporate it: When you need to feel stable and responsible.
Meaning: "This color encourages us to ground our earthly ambitions through discipline and persistence."

February

Color: Sheer Lilac
Characteristics: Inspiring, imaginative, uplifting
When to incorporate it: When you're feeling emotionally entangled — it helps you with detachment.
Meaning: "Sheer Lilac helps us comprehend the spirit of humankind and allows us to experience our friends and the people in our community as family."

 

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March

Color: Fair Aqua
Characteristics: Empathetic, intuitive, subtle
When to incorporate it: When you need inspiration, intuition, or when you need your spirits lifted.
Meaning: "Dreamy and illusive, this color helps guide people between the conscious and subconscious worlds."

April

Color: Cayenne
Characteristics: Fiery, energetic, passionate, courageous
When to incorporate it: When you want an energy boost, pizzazz, or fearlessness.
Meaning: "It supports your enthusiasm and desire to win and can give you a competitive edge in sporting events."

May

Color: Bud Green
Characteristics: Stable, prosperous, rejuvenating
When to incorporate it: When you need a balance of strength and substance.
Meaning: "Vital and assuring, this is the color of stability and healing."

June

Color: Aspen Gold
Characteristics: Stimulating, radiant, uplifting
When to incorporate it: When you need help with communication and memory.
Meaning: "Energizing and activating, this is a color filled with radiance and light."

July

Color: Coral Blush
Characteristics: Nurturing, gentle, receptive
When to incorporate it: When you need emotional healing, or love and care from others, especially in times of change and trauma.
Meaning: "Coral Blush aligns with feminine energy and increases receptivity. It helps attract love and sweetness into your life."

August

Color: Sun Orange
Characteristics: Radiant, confident, powerful
When to incorporate it: When you're feeling self-conscious and need more creativity and joy.
Meaning: "Grand and royal, this is a color that resonates with power and greatness."

 

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September

Color: Baja Blue
Characteristics: Discerning, wise, artistic
When to incorporate it: When you need tranquility and help organizing your life.
Meaning: "This is a divine and alluring color that resonates with beauty, purity, and wisdom."

October

Color: Cerulean
Characteristics: Calm, soothing, balanced
When to incorporate it: When you're looking to achieve peace, calm, and a balance between giving and receiving.
Meaning: "Cerulean embodies the essence of peace and serenity while inspiring us to be strong and take decisive action."

November

Color: Claret Red
Characteristics: Passionate, motivating, intense
When to incorporate it: When you need help through a transition, to remove emotional blocks, or need a sexual uplift.
Meaning: "Intense and passionate, this color inspires depth, strength, and love."

December

Color: Pagoda Blue
Characteristics: Enlightening, wise
When to incorporate it: When traveling, exploring, or longing for mystical adventure.
Meaning: "Deep and meditative, this color signifies wisdom, truth, and optimism."

 

This article was originally published at PopSugar. Reprinted with permission from the author.

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