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Mandala Coloring Book

Mandala Coloring Book 2

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Ever think of coloring as an adult? Every think of coloring as meditation? I’ve benefited from coloring to quiet my mind when I get stressed. It improves my focus and relaxes my whole body.

Benefits of coloring for adults:
  • Your brain enters a focused meditative state. Much like gazing at a candle but more active than that. 
  • Stress and anxiety levels have the potential to be lowered.
  • Negative thoughts release and positive feeling and emotions have room to grow.
  • Keeps you in the “now”. In the present which helps you attain mindfulness.
  • Unplugging from technology promotes creation over consumption
  • It’s an inexpensive way to add art and creativity into your life.
  • It can be a relaxed social gathering.
  • It’s portable!
How to Color a Mandala:

It’s easy!

  1. You will need crayons, pencil crayons, chalks, pastels, paint, or markers in a variety of colors.
  2. Print a mandala or stop at any dollar store, book store or craft shop and purchase a coloring book. You can find a ton on amazon.com too!
  3. Find a quiet and comfortable place where you can work comfortably with no distractions. You can even increase the meditative qualities by finding a spot in a nature where you won’t be disturbed. Here you can take in the scents and sounds while you create your art. 
  4. Color!

Try not to think too much about what colors you choose, or what’s matchy matchy. Let your instincts guide you. After you begin with the first color, the rest will follow naturally. Susan F. Fincher, the author of numerous mandala coloring books, says, “One color on the mandala invites another, like a guest who asks to bring his friend to your party.”

 

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𝑺𝒐 𝑰 𝒘𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒔𝒆𝒂𝒓𝒄𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒔𝒐𝒎𝒆𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒅𝒊𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒓𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒂𝒏 𝒂𝒖𝒕𝒖𝒎𝒏 𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒆 𝒐𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒅𝒆𝒍𝒊𝒄𝒊𝒐𝒖𝒔𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒊𝒔 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂! 𝑷𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒊𝒔 𝒎𝒚 𝒇𝒂𝒗𝒐𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒆 𝒇𝒐𝒐𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒉𝒐𝒍𝒆 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒍𝒅 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑰’𝒎 𝒂𝒍𝒘𝒂𝒚𝒔 𝒐𝒏 𝒂 𝒒𝒖𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝒕𝒐 𝒎𝒂𝒌𝒆 𝒊𝒕 𝒉𝒆𝒂𝒍𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒆𝒓, 𝒔𝒐 𝑰 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒂 𝒉𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒚 𝒕𝒖𝒎𝒎𝒚 𝒂𝒔 𝒘𝒆𝒍𝒍 𝒂𝒔 𝒉𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒚 𝒕𝒂𝒔𝒕𝒆 𝒃𝒖𝒅𝒔 👍 𝑨𝒏𝒅 𝒍𝒆𝒕’𝒔 𝒇𝒂𝒄𝒆 𝒇𝒂𝒄𝒕𝒔 𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒏 𝒊𝒇 𝒚𝒐𝒖’𝒓𝒆 𝒂𝒏 𝒂𝒗𝒊𝒅 𝒓𝒖𝒏𝒏𝒆𝒓, 𝒐𝒓 𝒂𝒕𝒉𝒍𝒆𝒕𝒆. 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒕𝒐𝒑𝒑𝒊𝒏𝒈𝒔 𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝒈𝒆𝒕 𝒄𝒓𝒂𝒛𝒚 𝒖𝒏𝒉𝒆𝒂𝒍𝒕𝒉𝒚 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒚𝒐𝒖.

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𝑰 𝒄𝒂𝒎𝒆 𝒂𝒄𝒓𝒐𝒔𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒔𝒍𝒊𝒄𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝒂𝒖𝒕𝒖𝒎𝒏 𝒃𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒕𝒚 𝒕𝒐𝒅𝒂𝒚 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒘𝒂𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒔𝒉𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒎𝒚 𝒇𝒊𝒏𝒅 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒚𝒐𝒖!! 𝑰 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆𝒏’𝒕 𝒕𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒅 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒓𝒆𝒄𝒊𝒑𝒆, 𝒚𝒆𝒕, 𝒃𝒖𝒕 𝒊𝒕 𝒘𝒊𝒍𝒍 𝒃𝒆 𝒐𝒏 𝒎𝒚 𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒖 𝒂𝒕 𝒔𝒐𝒎𝒆 𝒑𝒐𝒊𝒏𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒔𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒐𝒏, 𝒚𝒖𝒎 🍕

𝑴𝒚 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒘𝒊𝒍𝒍 𝒃𝒆 𝒂 “𝒉𝒐𝒍𝒅 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒐𝒏𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒔” 𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒔𝒊𝒐𝒏 (𝒋𝒖𝒔𝒕 𝒏𝒐𝒕 𝒂𝒏 𝒐𝒏𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒍𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒓). 𝑩𝒖𝒕 𝑰 𝒘𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒅𝒏’𝒕 𝒄𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒈𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒚𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒆𝒍𝒔𝒆!!

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𝑺𝒐𝒎𝒆 𝑭𝒂𝒄𝒕𝒔 𝒂𝒃𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝑷𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂

  • 997 𝑪𝑬 𝒊𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒐𝒍𝒅𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝒓𝒆𝒄𝒐𝒓𝒅𝒆𝒅 𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒅 “𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂”
  • 𝑷𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒐𝒓𝒊𝒈𝒊𝒏𝒂𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝑵𝒂𝒑𝒍𝒆𝒔, 𝑰𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒚.
  • 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒇𝒊𝒓𝒔𝒕 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂𝒔 𝒘𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒋𝒖𝒔𝒕 𝒅𝒐𝒖𝒈𝒉 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒐𝒎𝒂𝒕𝒐 𝒔𝒂𝒖𝒄𝒆 – 𝒏𝒐 𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒆𝒔𝒆.
  • 𝑨𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒄𝒂 𝑷𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒂 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒍𝒅’𝒔 𝒇𝒊𝒓𝒔𝒕 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒂. 𝑰𝒕 𝒐𝒑𝒆𝒏𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝑵𝒂𝒑𝒍𝒆𝒔, 𝑰𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒚 𝒊𝒏 1738.
  • 𝑰𝒕 𝒘𝒂𝒔𝒏’𝒕 𝒖𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒍 1889 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒆𝒔𝒆 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒇𝒊𝒓𝒔𝒕 𝒂𝒅𝒅𝒆𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒊𝒏 𝑰𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒚, 𝒘𝒉𝒆𝒏 𝒇𝒂𝒎𝒐𝒖𝒔 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒇 𝑹𝒂𝒇𝒇𝒂𝒆𝒍𝒆 𝑬𝒔𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒊𝒕𝒐 𝒎𝒂𝒅𝒆 𝒂 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝑸𝒖𝒆𝒆𝒏 𝑴𝒂𝒓𝒈𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒂 𝒖𝒔𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒐𝒎𝒂𝒕𝒐, 𝒃𝒂𝒔𝒊𝒍, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒆𝒔𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒓𝒆𝒑𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒍𝒐𝒓𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑰𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝒇𝒍𝒂𝒈. 𝑻𝒐𝒅𝒂𝒚, 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒊𝒎𝒑𝒍𝒆 𝒎𝒂𝒓𝒈𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒂 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒓𝒆𝒎𝒂𝒊𝒏𝒔 𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒎𝒐𝒔𝒕 𝒑𝒐𝒑𝒖𝒍𝒂𝒓 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂𝒔 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒍𝒅.
  • 𝑾𝒆 𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒌 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑰𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝒊𝒎𝒎𝒊𝒈𝒓𝒂𝒏𝒕𝒔 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒃𝒓𝒊𝒏𝒈𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒐 𝑨𝒎𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒄𝒂!! 𝑮𝒓𝒂𝒛𝒊𝒆 𝒑𝒆𝒓 𝒈𝒍𝒊 𝒊𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒊𝒂𝒏𝒊 𝒑𝒆𝒓 𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒓𝒐𝒅𝒖𝒓𝒓𝒆 𝒍’𝑨𝒎𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒄𝒂 𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒂 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂! 𝑵𝒆𝒘 𝒀𝒐𝒓𝒌, 𝑩𝒐𝒔𝒕𝒐𝒏, 𝑵𝒆𝒘 𝑯𝒂𝒗𝒆𝒏, 𝑪𝒐𝒏𝒏., 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑻𝒓𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒐𝒏, 𝑵.𝑱. 𝒘𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒇𝒊𝒓𝒔𝒕 𝑼𝑺 𝒄𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒆𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒓𝒐𝒅𝒖𝒄𝒆 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒐𝒏 𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒖’𝒔.
  • 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒇𝒊𝒓𝒔𝒕 𝑨𝒎𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒂 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒐𝒑𝒆𝒏𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝑵𝒆𝒘 𝒀𝒐𝒓𝒌 𝑪𝒊𝒕𝒚 𝒊𝒏 1905 𝒂𝒕 𝑳𝒐𝒎𝒃𝒂𝒓𝒅𝒊’𝒔
  • 𝑴𝒖𝒄𝒉 𝒐𝒇 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒂𝒔 𝒘𝒆 𝒌𝒏𝒐𝒘 𝒊𝒕 𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝑨𝒎𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒄𝒂 𝒊𝒔 𝒏𝒐𝒕 𝒕𝒓𝒂𝒅𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒂𝒍 𝑰𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂. 𝑬𝒔𝒑𝒆𝒄𝒊𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒚 𝒏𝒐𝒕 𝒘𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒈𝒆𝒕 𝒇𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝒄𝒉𝒂𝒊𝒏 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒂’𝒔
  • 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒍𝒂𝒓𝒈𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓 𝒎𝒂𝒅𝒆 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒂𝒕 𝑵𝒐𝒓𝒘𝒐𝒐𝒅 𝑯𝒚𝒑𝒆𝒓𝒎𝒂𝒓𝒌𝒆𝒕 𝒊𝒏 𝑺𝒐𝒖𝒕𝒉 𝑨𝒇𝒓𝒊𝒄𝒂. 𝑰𝒕 𝒘𝒂𝒔 122 𝒇𝒆𝒆𝒕 8 𝒊𝒏𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒔 𝒂𝒄𝒓𝒐𝒔𝒔, 𝒘𝒆𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒆𝒅 26,883 𝒑𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒅𝒔, 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒕𝒂𝒊𝒏𝒆𝒅 3,968 𝒑𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒅𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒆𝒔𝒆, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 1,984 𝒑𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒅𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒔𝒂𝒖𝒄𝒆.
  • 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑯𝒂𝒘𝒂𝒊𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒊𝒏𝒗𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏 1962 𝒃𝒚 𝑺𝒂𝒎 𝑷𝒂𝒏𝒐𝒑𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒐𝒔, 𝒂 𝒏𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝑮𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒄𝒆 𝒘𝒉𝒐 𝒓𝒂𝒏 𝒂 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒑𝒍𝒂𝒄𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝑪𝒂𝒏𝒂𝒅𝒂.
  • 𝑰𝒕 𝒊𝒔 𝒆𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒂𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒂𝒃𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒓𝒆𝒆 𝒃𝒊𝒍𝒍𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂𝒔 𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒔𝒐𝒍𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑼𝒏𝒊𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝑺𝒕𝒂𝒕𝒆𝒔 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚 𝒚𝒆𝒂𝒓.
  • 𝑷𝒆𝒑𝒑𝒆𝒓𝒐𝒏𝒊 𝒊𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒎𝒐𝒔𝒕 𝒑𝒐𝒑𝒖𝒍𝒂𝒓 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒕𝒐𝒑𝒑𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑼𝒏𝒊𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝑺𝒕𝒂𝒕𝒆𝒔.
  • 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒎𝒐𝒔𝒕 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂𝒔 𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒅𝒆𝒍𝒊𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒆𝒅 (𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒆𝒏) 𝒐𝒏 𝑵𝒆𝒘 𝒀𝒆𝒂𝒓’𝒔 𝑫𝒂𝒚, 𝑵𝒆𝒘 𝒀𝒆𝒂𝒓’𝒔 𝑬𝒗𝒆, 𝑯𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒐𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒏, 𝑻𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒌𝒔𝒈𝒊𝒗𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑬𝒗𝒆, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑺𝒖𝒑𝒆𝒓 𝑩𝒐𝒘𝒍 𝑺𝒖𝒏𝒅𝒂𝒚.
  • 𝑨𝒃𝒐𝒖𝒕 350 𝒔𝒍𝒊𝒄𝒆𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒔𝒖𝒎𝒆𝒅 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚 𝒔𝒆𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑼𝒏𝒊𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝑺𝒕𝒂𝒕𝒆𝒔.
  • 𝑨𝒃𝒐𝒖𝒕 93% 𝒐𝒇 𝑨𝒎𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒏𝒔 𝒆𝒂𝒕 𝒂𝒕 𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒕 𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒑𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒂 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚 𝒎𝒐𝒏𝒕𝒉.

 

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