02/14/2014 08:11 am ET Updated Feb 14, 2014

These Hues Of Red And Pink Will Invigorate And Calm You (PHOTOS)

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The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.

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For years there has been research on how certain colors can influence our psychological well-being. Want to feel less stressed? Surround yourself with hues of blue. Looking for a bit more creativity? Look to the nature's vibrant greens.

Most shades in your environment can affect your reactions -- and the most prominent colors of Valentine's Day are no exception. Research has shown that shades of light pink can create calming reactions when people are angry, where shades of red are known to draw out invigorating and passionate feelings. In honor of the holiday of love, check out the hues of reds and pinks in the slideshow below and indulge in a little Valentine's Day happiness.

Valentine's Day Hues
Valentine's Day Hues

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