Colour away stress
Colour away stress

Colour away stress

They have entertained kids for generations, but as we grow older we put our colouring books and pencils aside for more important things – like viral cat videos and checking our Facebook feed. However, the latest de-stressing technique to take the world by storm combines creativity and colour – and gives us all a break from never-ending screen time. Colouring books for adults are in.

Between the lines
Think colouring between the lines is just for kids? Not anymore. Colouring books are becoming the latest weapon against stress and anxiety for adults. They have become popular for their therapeutic benefits by allowing you to relax after a hard day's work, and replacing addictive phone behaviour during break times. But above all else, colouring lets stressed-out adults feel like kids again and channel a worry-free lifestyle – for as little as 10 minutes a day.

Where to get them
Wondering where to find an age-appropriate colouring book? Just head straight for Nic Nax on the ground level at The Strand at Coolangatta. For a wide variety of adult art therapy colouring books and high quality watercolour pencils, Nic Nax have everything you need to get you started on your colouring journey.

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