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Are Adult Coloring Books Actually Helpful?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/modern-mentality/201803/are-adult-coloring-books-actually-helpful

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Are Adult Coloring Books Actually Helpful?
Within the last decade adult coloring books have surged in popularity. The vast selection available today includes abstract images, mandalas, and your beloved characters ranging from Marvel to Disney, and anything in between (like famous Facebook kitty, Pusheen). If you prefer, you can shift the scenery as you explore a secret garden, lost ocean, or perhaps an enchanted forest.

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Adult coloring books

Nowadays more and more adults are taking a liking in coloring books. This can be explained, it seems, by the fact that these relax you and have positive effects on your overall mood.

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The benefits of coloring books 

The benefits of coloring books 

Recent research has shown that coloring books for adults have, as the main benefit, the fact of reducing significantly anxiety. 

Furthermore, adults taking part in the different experiments also displayed lower levels of depression.

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