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Should Flowers Be Red? – Revisiting Adult Coloring Books

A while back I asked the question “Are Adult Coloring Books Really Necessary?” because I had seen so many of them in stores and was trying to figure out if I should get one. However, I found that I did not like the designs I saw and therefore assumed that adult coloring books were not for me.

This past December, I decided to give them a try though and even bought some for my mom because she wanted one. I have since discovered what it is that I did not like about them. I like my coloring books to be more realistic so all the animal designs made up of flowers were not something I wanted. The designs I see within them tend to be rainbow colored and crazy, which goes against my desire to be realistic in my designs and coloring.

You see, I have unconsciously fallen into the trap of “flowers are red”.

“What is that?” you may ask. Well check out the video and pay attention to the lyrics.

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Why You Should Never Say “I Can’t”

It’s often easier to say that we can’t do something. It may stem from our fear of failure or our lack of self confidence. Perhaps it’s other people leading us to believe that we are not good enough for one reason or another.

However, by not trying that thing you’ve always wanted to because of these fears is only hurting yourself. No one knows their chances of success going into a new task. For instance, I may think by writing this post that I’ll publish it, but for all I know the power could go out or WordPress officials could decide to pull the plug on WordPress and leave my blog homeless and all.

We never know what will happen, yet we try many things throughout the day. Sometimes though we don’t.

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