Published at Monday, August 17th 2020, 08:12:48 AM. Animal Coloring Page. By Brielle Boyle.
Using adult coloring pages as anxiety therapy is one method of calming and soothing the persistent surge of negative emotions and swirling anxiety. For the same reasons that anxiety can act as a gateway to mindful thinking and meditation, coloring therapy can soothe and reduce anxiety by giving you something simple, yet requiring complete focus to work on. The patterns and colors are hypnotic and simply make you feel better, more powerful and more in charge of yourself.
Most children enjoy being creative with pencils and crayons. But did you know there are an impressive number of reasons why both kids and adults should partake in this peaceful pastime?
Dr. Stan Rodski, a famous Neuropsychologist claims that adult coloring brings about real neurological effects in the brain. “We started seeing changes in heart rate, changes in brain-waves…the most amazing things occurred,” he said when discussing the results of coloring therapy for adults.
Adult Coloring Pages Give You an Adult “Time Out”. When we were kids a “time out” was a bad thing. Time doing nothing. Five minutes of forced inactivity seemed like hard prison time in solitary confinement. These days the ideas of a “time out” from adult life seems like quite a pleasurable experience.