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How I Meditate with My Eyes Wide Open. Seriously!

How I meditate with my eyes wide open. Seriously!

Serious fun that is.

There are many meditations out there and for the most part they want you to close your eyes, focus on your breathing, and allow the words to come in and out of you.

Sound — solid advice.

But what if you could color yourself into a state of calm and focus on words that allow you to see the greatness that is you and your life?

That is exactly what Coloring Mantra Mandalas™ sets out to help you achieve. Pull out your markers, colored pencils, or crayons and sit down with a Mantra Mandala that inspires you. (psst you can download a Mantra Mandala Coloring page from here: Free Coloring Pages)

Want more than our word on the matter? 

Check out this great article by Priscilla Frank at the Huffington Post: 
Why Coloring Could Be The New Alternative To Mediation

Coloring for Mental & Emotional Health

Coloring Strengthens Our Mental, Emotional and Intellectual Health

Check out this great article by the Huffington Post discussing the health benefits of coloring.

Some benefits we knew:

  • stress relief
  • relaxation benefits
  • meditation properties

Things we did not realize:

  • Coloring was prescribed as early as Carl Jung
  • Coloring helps train the brain to focus
  • Coloring uses both the left and the right sides of the brain
  • Coloring calms fight/flight response of our amygdala
  • Coloring eases severe anxiety issues such as PTSD

So enjoy the article and then start coloring!