Benefits of Coloring Books for Adults

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Benefits of Coloring Books for Adults

There are certain aspects which are often overlooked which usually are so underrated in terms of being beneficial for us. One of those factors which is quickly turning into an evolving trend is coloring books for adults. We at COJ have utmost belief in the benefits they provide:

1. Decreases Stress

Not only is coloring a great meditative activity that rests the mind while engaged with a picture, but it’s also been shown to reduce a person’s overall stress levels.  One of the earliest scientists to have studied the therapeutic benefits of coloring pages for adults was Carl Jung. He often used Mandalas (which have concentric circles and geometrical patterns in them) for his patients and found that it helped them become calmer and witness lesser stress.

 
2. Better Focus

Even though it’s not a task which is quite demanding it enables you to focus on the task at hand and the other outside factors take a backseat. Especially in the current scenario of having a gadget around you at all times.

 
3. Takes you back to Childhood

When an adult colors, they reminisce the stress free days of childhood. Getting back those happy memories helps one relax and even feel optimistic and energetic for the future.However, if you look back and your childhood was hard, then adult coloring books can help you to face your fears.

 
4. Helps to Meditate

While most people find it hard to meditate between all the hustle and bustle of daily routine, coloring pages and books for adults easily help induce a meditative state.Coloring Mandalas are especially relaxing since coloring of the round and round patterns and concentric circles of these ancient designs relax the mind and make a person more mindful.

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