Color a MAX

When:
May 2, 2019 all-day
2019-05-02T00:00:00-04:00
2019-05-03T00:00:00-04:00

“Coloring definitely has therapeutic potential to reduce anxiety, create focus or bring [about] more mindfulness,” says Marygrace Berberian, a certified art therapist and the Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for the Graduate Art Therapy Program at NYU.

For our second Day of Wellness, we invite you to download a MAX and color our mascot in however your creative heart wishes! Be sure to post a photo of your colored in MAX to our Facebook page at www.facebook.org/mentalhealthCT.

Click the image to open in a new window, then print.

Did you know there are seven benefits to coloring?*

  1. 1. Your brain experiences relief by entering a meditative state
  2. 2. Stress and anxiety levels have the potential to be lowered
  3. 3. Negative thoughts are expelled as you take in positivity
  4. 4. Focusing on the present helps you achieve mindfulness
  5. 5. Unplugging from technology promotes creation over consumption
  6. 6. Coloring can be done by anyone, not just artists or creative types
  7. 7. It’s a hobby that can be taken with you wherever you go

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*“Amazing Benefits of Coloring For Adults” by ColorIt Support