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Episode 21: Adult Coloring

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Benefits of Adult Coloring according to the AMA

Helps Dementia and alzheimer's patients engage with the outside world

Lowers blood pressure

Helps bring to focus

Helps deal with PTSD and anesity

Mindfulness (by switching off the brain)

Lets you express your creativity

Helps with motor skills and vision

Harkens back to simplier times

Utilized both hemispohers of the brain at once

According to the American Art Therapy Association, adult coloring is beneficial because the process of making and creating artwork is used to "explore feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety and increase self-esteem."