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My Foray into the Adult Colouring Craze

collage of crayons, adult colouring book and coloured pencils

Twelve million adult colouring books were sold in the United States in 2015. That’s eleven million more than the year before, and that increase alone points to adult colouring as being a fad–“a practice or interest followed for a time with exaggerated zeal.” I don’t like to do what everyone[…]

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Jigsaw Puzzle: Pleasure or Pain?

collage for self-care - put together a jigsaw puzzle

When was the last time you put together a jigsaw puzzle? If it has been a while, allow me to recommend it as an inexpensive, pleasurable form of self-care–under certain conditions. It occurs to me that an individual’s history with jigsaw puzzles mirrors the world’s history. What do you think?[…]

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Corn Mazes and Labyrinths: Lose or Find Yourself

collage symbolizing walking through corn maze, labyrinth, hedge maze

Are you in the mood to lose yourself or find yourself? Answering that simple question will determine whether you should be seeking out one of the corn mazes that are popular at this time of year, or planning a trip to the nearest labyrinth. Artistry in Corn Mazes In the[…]

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