Published at Thursday, May 21st 2020, 18:20:03 PM. Animal Coloring Page. By Jodie Schultz.
The choices involved with focused coloring keep you “exercising” important synapses. But perhaps more importantly, the smell of crayons and the act of coloring can spark pleasant childhood memories.
The significant benefits of coloring are now being realised for all age groups as it takes its place alongside yoga and meditation as an enjoyable way of improving mental and physical well-being.
Cancer: Coloring as an adult is not going to directly affect cancer. How could it? However one of the big problems with cancer treatments is that they make you extremely ill, distressed and depressed. Studies in art therapy have shown that adult coloring has a significant positive impact on patient morale, health and side effect issues from standard cancer treatments.
Adult Coloring Pages Exercises the Entire Brain. Coloring is not a “left” brain or “right” brain thing. It is a task that exercises both hemispheres, something akin to a “full brain” workout. When adults color they utilize the “creative side” of their brain to pick artistic color choices and provide aesthetic balance to the art. But they also use their frontal lobe for concentration, focus organizational ideas.