|Sarah Brobst invites you to join our Big Kid Coloring Club|
“In a 2012 survey sponsored by Adobe,” writes Jordan Gaines Lewis neuroscience Ph.D. student, “Only one in four respondents reported feeling that they were ‘living up to their creative potential,’ while 52 percent of Americans surveyed described themselves as creative—more than any other nationality.
For most of us, our days are much too busy to feel creative in the evening. That’s where Ijams’ Big Kids Coloring Club can help. Adult coloring—an avocation that's sweeping the nation—is a way to relax, de-stress and gently flex your creative muscle. No big deal, you're just coloring. Whether you use crayons, colored pencils or markers, it's your choice. You can even get reckless and use all three.
Lewis adds, “Our prefrontal cortex is responsible for coordinating thousands of decisions each day, from which socks we should wear to life-altering relationship and career choices. As an unconscious response to this so-called daily ‘decision fatigue,’ making a series of small, inconsequential decisions (teal or mahogany for this squiggly line?) may give us a refreshing sense of self-control after a long day of big, important ones.”
Ijams’ Big Kid Coloring Club has met three times, once a month. It’s a great way to unwind with other like-minded people.
Ijams' own Sarah Brobst is the hostess. The next colorful club meeting will be Tuesday evening, February 9.
Watch our Facebook page for more details.