ARTICLE: 7 Reasons Adult Coloring Books Are Great for Mental & Emotional Health

Guest article from this post by Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC Tele-health counselor for BetterHelp.com, Adjunct Professor, Consultant, and Writer There are many times when I suggest adult coloring books to patients, and they look at me like perhaps we should be switching seats. However, time and again, they come back to me and tell me how beneficial they find them to be. Many psychologists and therapists “prescribe” these to patients for various reasons, and many occupational therapists prescribe them as well! I will also let you know that I practice what I preach, when I was laid up in bed for eight weeks after major surgery, I devoured adult coloring books. When I need to shift my focus or practice my own stress reduction, I break these books out. They have so many uses and purposes that many are not aware of, beyond the obvious outcomes of beauty and … Please click HERE to continue reading

Article: 7 Amazing Things That Happen To Your Brain When You Color

This is a short but fun article I found today that should inspire you to start coloring and – gasp! – even have FUN at it! Find your own creative spark and go for it – don’t hold back one more second! “Coloring is AMAZING. It’s fun, therapeutic and a lot of great things happen to your brain when you color – yes, even if you’re an adult….” Read more HERE! Please follow and like us: