Created : 2020-10-26, Updated : 2021-08-04
When one colors, all negative emotions should wear off. Once you empty your brain and heart of those negative feelings that make you stressed out, there should be more room for positivity. Since you are positive and filled with good energy after coloring, there must be no difficulty in continuing your job with full productivity. Just like guided meditation, coloring allows us to switch off our brains from other thoughts and worries and focus only on the moment, helping to alleviate stress and anxiety. It can be particularly effective for people who aren't comfortable with more creatively expressive forms of art, like painting or writing. The participants who are more guarded find a lot of tranquility in coloring images. It feels safer for them and it creates containment around the coloring process. I grew up during the time of doodle art - remember those? You got a pack of felt markers and elaborate black line drawings on a number of themes. I would spend hours coloring these in! Little did I know then that coloring pages were a benefit to my well-being.