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!