Coloring isn't just for kids
Adult coloring books are all the rage, but did you know why picking up the pencil is a good thing?
It's a de-stresser and helps "switch off" our brains. By focusing on staying within the lines, your mind focuses on the action instead of other worries.
It helps center your mind. One study from 2005 states coloring drastically reduces anxiety levels.
By picking up the pencil instead of the phone, you're creating not consuming. You're training your mind to focus. Some doctors say it even helps combat anxiety.
Coloring also helps increase your motor skills. The act of coloring triggers both sides of your brain.
So whip out those crayons and get coloring on National Coloring Book Day!
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