If there is a color that embodies HAPPY, its Yellow. I can tell you from personal experience that this is no myth.
Years ago I had a work space that was painted a very dull and boring "oatmeal" shade of creme. As an Artist, I just felt very uninspired and drained in that space so I decided to paint the room a warm color. At the time I was in university and just happened to be taking a course called " The psychology of color". It was then I discovered the many great attributes of yellow.
The color Yellow symbolizes wisdom. It brings
Try a pop of yellow in your decor to add a little drama. With Yellow, a little goes a long way. Monochromatic yellows work best as wall color, the brighter more concentrated yellows are very bold and may be too much on the eye.
Tip: Use concentrated yellows on accent pieces.
Also balance this bright color with neutrals like gray, blue and dashes of black.
Add yellow to your wardrobe for a chic modern look..