Ben­e­fits of mind­ful colour­ing

Rouse Hill Times - - NEWS - Kerry El­lis, KE Coun­selling and Coach­ing

It calms the amyg­dala ‒ the part of the brain re­spon­si­ble for our fight or flight re­sponses

Re­moves fo­cus from neg­a­tiv­ity in is­sues and habits and al­lows a safer, more pro­duc­tive fo­cus

It re­laxes peo­ple and pro­vides space to feel free from their anx­i­eties for a pe­riod of time

Pretty much ev­ery­one can en­joy and find ben­e­fit from colour­ing, how­ever, peo­ple with anx­i­ety, ob­ses­sive com­pul­sive and de­pres­sive dis­or­ders, stress and post-trau­matic stress dis­or­der find it par­tic­u­larly ben­e­fi­cial

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