Brightness, energy, warmth, inspiration and optimism. Yellow is optimism and the cheerfulness of a sunny day. All the world over, yellow is associated with the sun and its life-giving warmth. It’s enthusiasm and enlightenment, and it is – in practical terms – the opposite of dark and dull. Wear yellow when you want to embrace joy. It’s hard to feel sad when surrounded by this glowing shade, which is why we so often associate the color with spring and summer. It’s the perfect colour when you need a little pick-me-up! Yellow is the colour of the solar plexus chakra, also known as Manipura. This chakra is located in the stomach area and is linked to organs and muscular system in that area. The solar plexus chakra is representative of vitality and will. When this chakra is open, it acts to empower a person and help them find their personal strength. It will help turn dreams and goals into reality. Yellow gemstones that will aid the solar plexus chakra include amber, topaz, citrine, yellow calcite, yellow jasper.