August 2, 2016 is National Coloring Book Day.  Especially relevant today, coloring is about relaxation.  Enjoy coloring today in the comfort of your home or find a coloring event to attend.

Coloring isn’t just for kids.  Because coloring has become popular for adults, it is easy to find a book to enjoy for hours.

National Coloring Book Day

Today is a day to relax and color.  Since today is National Coloring Book Day, it is easy to open a book and start coloring.  Hence find a spot in your home.  Get lost in a fun relaxing book.

National Coloring book originated back in 1970.  Adult coloring books were created and so it began.  First off, Antique Automobiles was the first coloring book for Adults published.  Since that time, there have been new books introduced every year.

While there are many choices available, find something that interests you.   Choices include:

  • Automobiles
  • Landscape
  • Animals
  • Designs
  • Stress relieving patterns and designs
  • Doodles
  • Countries
  • States
  • Yoga and other exercises
  • Fashion designs
  • Fairy tales
  • Sexual and fantasy
  • Ocean designs
  • Swear words
  • Inspirational choices
  • Ocean and sea creatures

Therapeutic Benefits

Since coloring is extremely therapeutic, it helps generate wellness and mindfulness.  Also, coloring has the same benefits of meditation.  Due to coloring being like Nirvana to the soul, it is no wonder of the popularity of this activity.  Creating moments of quietness has a calming effect on the brain.  Repetitive coloring helps someone reach a meditative state.  Furthermore, with so many therapeutic benefits of coloring for adults, it is time find a book.

Shopping Recommendations

Especially relevant is to find a book to transport you to a peaceful place.  Also coloring with music is a calm and relaxing option.  Featured below is a stress relieving book on coloring patterns, shapes and designs.

national coloring book day

Color your way to calm with the book featured below.  For the purpose of coloring, the Botanical Garden Adult includes colored pencils and a pencil sharpener.

National Coloring Book Day

In conclusion, unleash your inner Artist today.

Happy National Coloring Book Day!