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When Coloring Is Not Just For Children – Adults Calm Your Stress Levels!

mandala-coloring-sheets-13We tend to associate¬†Coloring an activity for children. As we grow older, we put aside our crayons and colored pencils in favor of more respectable writing utensils like pens and highlighters. It turns out coloring can be beneficial for adults — namely for its de-stressing power.

The practice generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. In fact, publishers have lately been launching coloring books especially for adults. This is fast becoming a global activity for adults.

Coloring has a de-stressing effect because when we focus on a particular activity, we focus on it and not on our worries. But it also “brings out our imagination and takes us back to our childhood, a period in which we most certainly had a lot less stress.” This leads us immediately and unconsciously to welfare, exposes the specialist.