Peace Calm Stress
In this frantic world, you can restore a sense of peace to your life through coloring. Certain designs will help you rediscover a sense of calm. Inspirational quotes within your coloring pages may provide a sense of personal control and motivation.
If you suffer from anxiety, such as exam nerves or taking a test or maybe flying on an airplane, it has been suggested that coloring before these events can reduce the anxiety and make it easier for you to cope. Coloring can also be useful or helpful at lunch breaks, or instead of mindless web-surfing after work.
Art therapy studies have shown that coloring mindfully may significantly decrease the symptoms of physical and emotional distress caused by cancer treatment. It may also provide comfort to adult cancer patients.
Stress shows no sign of letting up, even in a world in lockdown from Coronavirus: indeed for some people, stress may have increased greatly, especially for those in front line services. Techniques to relieve stress include coloring therapy and this can also help those dealing with depression, PTSD, anxiety and even dementia.
Art does not cure diseases, but it can help individuals cope with anxiety or other tensions better. One way of ensuring you have some form of coloring activity with you at all times, is to have a coloring diary that you can carry with you, so you can color before big stressful events or while waiting.