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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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What Are You Carrying?

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What are you carrying around with you on your back!??
❓Problems
❓Fears
❓Doubts
❓Insecurities
❓Failures
❓Mistakes
Did you know… exercise is the greatest form of FREE THERAPY!?! 🙌🏽🏋️🏽😅 When you’re into your workout you will notice your problems seem to melt away or seem less significant, or smaller than they were. And answers you were searching for can suddenly appear💙‼️Take the weight off your shoulders and go for a walk. Hit the gym, or stream a workout. But do something for at least 30 minutes a day. As your mind and body get used to the new habit, stress will have its release and you will be able to focus and reach for your goals with a better attitude and a healthier mind and body!

 

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Veterans Get Peace Of Mind With Equine Therapy

David Sanitore is a relative on my hubby’s side of the family. Have yet to have a chance to meet him or this side of the family sadly, hopefully this year we can change that. This is pretty amazing. I have seen and heard of domestic animals used in therapy for vets, autistic, etc. Seeing horses helping to heal is so beautiful. And just more reason to give understanding and compassion to extend to our animal world. To learn more about eguine therapy follow the source: Cause and Effect

 

The Equus Effect also has programs designed to help people in recovery, women who are comming out of situations they need help transitioning out of and much more. Please stop by and check out the important work they’re doing!

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