Adult Coloring Books

Adult coloring books have been a trendy item in shops across the Dallas area for the past few years. While some appreciate the nostalgia of younger days, spent sprawled across the floor coloring in all of their favorite animated characters, others may see them as a frivolous purchase. What you may not realize, however, is the health benefits these simple books can offer. Stress is a feeling experienced by all of us across North Texas on a daily basis. Any doctor will tell you that stress, especially in uncontrolled quantities, is one of the major factors contributing to multiple chronic illnesses. Chances of developing diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and even cancer may be increased by high stress. One of the best ways to combat stress is to separate from stressful situations by practicing mindfulness. Many major companies tout the benefits of keeping a coloring book at your desk – every now and then, take a moment to focus on the simple act of adding to color to a calming design. By remaining quiet and still, and focusing on this one simple activity, we allow our bodies to release the stress that has previously built up. This simple, inexpensive intervention may have huge benefits to your health. Try it today, what is the worst that could happen?