This activity is for people who wish to express themselves creatively without the need for artistic flair. There are many reported psychological and emotional health benefits of colouring, something we can all benefit from.
Colouring can work similar to meditation as a means of relaxation, and as a calming tool therefore it is useful in helping combat stress and reducing anxiety.
Colouring helps to focus attention on simple tasks that require repetitive motion. Concentrating this way replaces negative thoughts and creates a state of tranquillity. Mark Robert Waldman Neuroscience researcher, author of 13 books, international speaker and communication expert
Concentrating on colouring in an image may help the replacement of negative thoughts and images with pleasant ones. Dr. Joel Pearson, Brain scientist at the University of New South Wales in Australia