Coloring books are no longer just for kids, hence in the recent years many more were published on demand, and after endorsement of this activity by researchers and art therapists. Doing some coloring helps the individual to explore their own spectrum of emotions, elevate them to new levels of self-consciousness and manage behavior or even addictions.
According to brain scientists, coloring has very similar effects to doing meditation, as it offer the practitioner just the exact amount of tranquility they may need after a busy or chaotic day.
In times when our lives become more busier and more chaotic, as we find ourselves stuck in huge traffic jam, as we become more and more overwhelmed by technology and online demands to check emails at any hour of the day or watch out what we may post online, our normal way of life has become so much changed. Stress levels increase, insomnia appears, mood swings are more and more frequent. It is a phenomena that has hit fairly speaking a majority of the population.
Hence, that is the reason why meditation is becoming more and more popular, but also related mindful activities like coloring. This is the stimulation behind the work of art therapist Lacy Mucklow and artist Angela Porter, who appear as author and illustrator respectively of a new cool coloring book for adults on the market, called Color Me Calm.
The coloring book encompasses seven therapeutically-themed chapters including Mandalas, Water Scenes, Wooded Scenes, Geometric Patterns, Flora & Fauna, Natural Patterns, and Spirituality. In addition, the book also scopes on the benefits of putting pencil to paper, hence you are able to learn more about the effects of this mindful practice.
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Moreover, Color Me Calm is just part of the international bestselling Color Me series. If you wish to engage for a longer mindful coloring experience, enjoy everyday life and relax, check out also these editions:
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