Published at Thursday, August 20th 2020, 05:53:36 AM. Cartoon Coloring Page. By Alice Dall.
Coloring pages is also a fun and free activity, a combination that is hard to beat in this expensive world. You do not need fancy equipment or expensive supplies to enjoy this fascinating new hobby all you need are some coloring pages, some crayons or markers, and the ability to color within the lines.
One of the things that convinced me about the benefits of coloring for adults is an article I read by an art therapist and psychotherapist who saw first hand the changes in her clients when she put coloring books in her waiting room. She echoes many who believe in the power of coloring.
Modern self-help tool. When testing to measure improvements in psychological outcomes, a study concluded that "Coloring participants showed significantly lower levels of depressive symptoms and anxiety after the intervention. We conclude that daily coloring can improve some negative psychological outcomes and that it may provide an effective, inexpensive, and highly accessible self-help tool."
The adult coloring book trend has spread nationwide, with some even popping up on bestseller lists. With the countless health benefits of coloring for adults, it might be time to pull out the crayons, colored pencils and markers!