There’s a psychological reason behind everything we like or dislike in our lives, and our favorite color is no exception. Your favorite color can say a lot more about you than you think. You may not exhibit all the characteristics of a certain color but you will find yourself somewhere in the description.

Blue:  You are deep, calm, reliable and trustworthy. Like the ocean, you appear strong and confident but there is more beneath the surface, a vulnerable-somewhat stormy side. You also crave harmony and peace and you are very caring and giving to those around you.

Red: You are bold, loud, boisterous and full of energy. You are adventurous, spontaneous and have a thirst for anything that gives you adrenaline rush. You are passionate, ambitious and competitive. You also like being the center of attention and do not shy away from any chance to shine. You live life to the fullest.

Green: You are practical, loyal and consistent. You are stable and well-balanced, and you are generous and kind with your thoughts and feelings. Like nature, you know how to draw others to you without trying too hard, your sense of self-worth and security in addition to your giving nature makes you appreciated and loved by many.

Black: You are strong-willed and determined. You want power and prestige and you are not afraid of going after what you want. You are enigmatic and charming but can often appear intimidating to even your closest colleagues and friends. Sometimes you can be demanding and dictatorial and can have difficulty letting other people in, but as your color, you are timeless and sophisticated and will never go out of style.

White: You are simple, neat, peaceful yet immaculate. You have a positive personality and you are optimistic about life and the future. People love being around you because you are bright and you exude happiness. You like to play it safe and you are usually very detail-oriented. You are independent and self-sufficient and enjoy spending time alone.

Brown: You are calm, cool and collected. You crave stability and comfort. You are loyal, humble, modest and dependable. You make a great friend, a great parent and a great partner. You are hard-working and industrious, but you also have a sweeter side that makes other people want to open up to you and confide in you.

Yellow: You are curious and you enjoy learning new things. You always seek happiness and self-fulfillment. You like to cheer people up even if you are not so cheerful yourself. You are intelligent and laser focused. You know how to live a good life but you always put on a brave face and try to hide the fire within you behind a prettysmile.

Pink: You are the heart of all colors.  You are loving, soft, kind, sensitive and warm. You are the nurturer; always giving more than you are receiving. You are romantic and sensual and you have idealistic standards. You are sweet and charming and always know how to deal with everyone in a way that comforts them. You are delicate and may have a naive or child-like side to you which makes you even more lovable.

Purple: You are artistic and unique. You are very intuitive and often interested in spirituality and the deeper meaning of life.  You are compassionate and active, you are a free spirit looking for the secrets of life. You pay attention to the finer details and you are always observing and analyzing everything that comes your way.  You are a visionary and a good judge of character, you can be a little moody but that’s because you take in everything you experience and feel them so deeply.

Silver: You are a thinker; introspective and imaginative, you see things from a different angle and you are not afraid to voice your eccentric opinions. You have a lot of life experience and you are always happy to share your stories and wisdom with those around you. You are very resourceful and powerful at the same time. People are drawn to you because of your self-assurance and your captivating aura. Life seems to work out your way and you always have a sincere smile on your face.

Gold: Just like your color, you want to be noticed and number one all the time. You are always looking for something to make you even more special and for opportunities to shine and lead. You are super confident and charismatic that attention naturally follows you. You know who you are and what you want, but you are also genuine and giving. You are authentic and trustworthy and you always seek quality over quantity.

Written by Rania Naim
This article was originally published on Thought Catalog