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7 Reasons Adult Coloring Books Are Great for Your Mental, Emotional and Intellectual Health

When HuffPost’s Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC writes up about the benefits of adult coloring, we sit up tall and perk our ears!

This wee list of seven reasons are more than you’ll need to grasp the pure and innocent benefits of coloring even and especially as an adult.

What are the benefits you appreciate the most?

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.

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A recent trip to the botanical gardens - we took our sketch pads and the watercolor pencils from Staedtler.  What a wonderful way to spend the day!

Why grown-ups love coloring books too

TED’s writer Tom pulled together a wee piece about adult coloring.  So you know it’s a thing.  Or at least you can now point those sceptics to an authoritative third party validating your need to color.

Just what is the adult coloring book craze all about, anyhow? Anyone who has appreciated a meditative mental drift while knitting or mowing a lawn knows that there is something calming about engaging in a familiar, low-impact activity that requires minimal thought and bestows a clear sense of progress. That goes at least some of the way toward explaining the immense appeal of adult coloring books, which now…

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The Way You Hold Your Coloring Pens Says A Lot About Your Personality

You’ve probably noticed the way you grab your pen or coloring pencils when you are nervous, stressed or frustrated with something. Did you know that your way hold your coloring tools has everything to do with the person you are?

Take this test and see what the way you close your hand says about your personality. Grab a pen or pencil right now, compare with the 3 images below and find yours!

1.  Pencil or Pen between the pointy finger and middle finger

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How others see you:

-they see your strong creative side
-they love that you are fast and expressive
-othere appreciate your special talent for art
-they worry that you are cautious and, due to sensitive nature, tends to worry too much
-they sense you are intelligent
-they envy your adventurous spirit
-they are attracted to your representation of harmony and justice
-they wish they were as good at people skills as they see you

How you really are:

-you prefer to keep calm
-you don’t like hurting people
-you are very sociable
-you need freedom and space to live the dream

In love:

-you’re not big on drama
-you’d rather prefer a relaxed and comfortable environment
-you bubble over with compassionate
-you’re ready to forgive

 

2. Thumb wrapped over pointy finger

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How others see you:
-they see you as creative and talented
-they envy that you make friends easily
-they appreciate that you are generous
-they love that you are clever and confident
-they think you are a born leader

How you really are:

-you are sensitive at heart
-you hold great expectations for life
-you harbor fear of being hurt
-you need people around you who understand you and love you as you are

In love:

-you tends to think too much
-you want someone on your side, but you are afraid to really let anyone in
-you act cool, not wanting to look like begging for attention

 

3.  Pinched between thumb and pointy finger

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As others see you:

-you are sensitive
-you have a big imagination
-you are intuitive
-you are generous
-you are enthusiastic
-you can be impatient
-you are forever curios
-you make people laugh with your good sense of humor

How you really are:

-you pride yourself on honesty
-you like to feel accepted
-you are gentle
-you know what’s good and bad for yourself

When in love:

-you tend to suppress feelings, can be shy
-you like to be treated well
-you are not selfish

 

Which one is you? Please let us know!

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