How Colouring Books Can Benefit Your Daily Life

How Colouring Books Can Benefit Your Daily Life

Yes, even as an adult you still have some childhood tendencies. Colouring books are not only cathartic in the sense that they can take you back to your childhood years, but also afford several benefits in your daily life. Among these benefits are the following.

1. Stress relief

Long day at work? Financial issues at home? Kids not listening or doing their homework and chores? Colouring books for grown ups are a great stress relief tool. They take you away from your daily struggles, let you sit back and relax, and allow you to take a few minutes a day for yourself, when you don’t have to think about anyone else.

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2. Enhance or spark creativity

The older we get, the less creativity we seek in our lives. Colouring allows you to keep the creative juices flowing. Colour outside the lines, design your own unique finishes or characters, and really do something unique and outside of the box, with some adult colouring books which are available in stores and online.

3. Spend time together

Spending quality time with the family can be tough to do; especially with teens who are always out and about, it’s hard to get five minutes of quality time with the entire family each night. Set aside some time to colour together. There are colouring books in just about any genre, and for individuals of all ages. So everyone can choose what they like, and you can do this activity together every night or a few nights a week, so you can at least sit down and talk to one another, whereas you would otherwise not have that time to do so.

Every individual is different, but we all need some time to ourselves. With colouring books, you can set that time aside for yourself each day or a few times each week. These are a few ways colouring books can make your life better, and enhance the quality of your day.


Mary is a millennial who works as a part-time freelance writer. She's trying to realize more ways to live a sustainable lifestyle while learning Spanish on her vacant times.

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Rae

    These are three really good benefits of adult coloring books. I haven’t actually bought any but I’m super tempted to do so now!

    Rae | Love from Berlin

    1. Mary

      I used to doodle and color a lot when I was younger and now this… I know what you mean.

  2. Relax and Focus

    I really like this article. These new adult coloring books have really helped my wife during some of her stressful days. I’ve also colored a few pages myself but, that’s besides the point. I think these coloring books go well with some of the other forms of stress relief such as yoga and getting outdoors and being active. Anyways, look forward to reading more.
    Thanks Mary

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