|Judith tries two versions of her|
Coloring books have been in the news recently. Both The Atlantic and Christian Science magazine had articles this month touting coloring as having the ability to lower stress, aid relaxation, and improve sleep and attention spans.
Mandala is the word for circle in Sanskrit, and this form of art has been around for thousands of years. Tibetan Buddhists create them with colored sand. Carl Jung used coloring mandalas as a calming exercise in his practice.
They have also been shown to be great for older folks. They are great way to stay engaged and active, with or without company, even if you have mobility issues.
Of course, we know that kids have always loved coloring books.