When you were a child, you probably enjoyed using crayons and a coloring book, and today, you can continue to enjoy this activity by using adult coloring pages – like these free inspirational word coloring posts that we are sharing here on the blog.
There are multiple mental health benefits from coloring therapy, so if you can make time for this activity, it’s definitely a positive thing.
One Word Inspirational Coloring Pages
Each of these adult coloring pages has just one word to focus on, which helps to build mindfulness as you color.
The words included are
Pick the word which resonates the most with what you’re feeling today and take some time to color.
Gratitude Coloring Page
Color this page while you focus on the feeling of gratitude. You might like to make a gratitude list too, use our example lists for inspiration if you need it!
Bliss Coloring Page
Color this free printable bliss coloring page and channel the feeling of bliss
Love Coloring Page
Take time to slow down and color this love coloring page.
Peace Coloring Page
Enjoy this free printable peace coloring page while taking a moment for yourself.
Believe Coloring Page
Color these stars and complete this free printable believe coloring page.
Benefits of Coloring for Mental Health
Reducing Your Mental Stress
Mental stress is detrimental for your health, and it can lead to physical problems. If you have constant stress, then you can develop high blood pressure or digestive issues.
Rather than using food or alcohol to relieve your stress after a difficult day, keep an assortment of coloring pages and beautiful crayons ready at home.
Lifting Your Mood
If you feel depressed or down, then coloring therapy can lift your mood. When you are feeling sad, you can choose brightly colored crayons and coloring pages that have a positive or happy theme.
Use crayon colors such as yellow, orange or red to stimulate the emotional center of your brain while you create artwork such as flowers. While coloring, concentrate on positive thoughts and say positive affirmations to yourself.
Preventing Dementia Conditions
When you are worried about developing dementia, use adult coloring books and an assortment of crayons or color pencils to create gorgeous artwork.
You can find adult coloring books and pages that will stimulate the synapses in your brain to keep everything running as it should.
Reducing Your Anxiety Levels
If you suffer from anxiety, then find adult coloring books that focus on mindfulness so that you can feel better.
The best crayon colors to reduce anxiety include shades of blue or pale pink. These soothing colors can help you to feel calmer, and you will notice that your breathing becomes slower while your symptoms of digestive stress decline when you use an adult coloring book.
Stimulating Your Own Creativity
After using adult coloring pages for a few weeks, you may notice that you are more creative.
In addition to coloring with crayons, you might want to write poetry, play the piano or paint on a canvas.
When it has been many years since you enjoyed creating any type of art, coloring with crayons can stimulate the part of your brain that is creative.
Where Can You Find Coloring Pages for Adults?
Download our free PDF below, we also have some more options available here at On Your Journey and on our sister site In The Playroom which are all available to download for free
- Adult Coloring Pages for Autumn With Inspirational Quotes About Change [Free Printables]
- Mehndi Hand Coloring Pages
- Today is Going to Be Awesome Coloring Page
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Anna is a Wales-based writer and graduate from SOAS University of London.
As the voice behind On Your Journey, she empowers women to embrace holistic well-being and spiritual growth through her expert insights into wellness and symbolism.
When she isn't writing thought-provoking articles, you'll find her busy crafting and raising her 4 children.