Later that day, I talked to my husband about it and he told me that his mother used to force him to color when he was having an anger outburst as a kid. He said that it worked wonders for him. When I told him I would like to try it, he bought me this:
Not only is it a coloring book, but it's a Mandala coloring book. Mandalas, from what I remember from my sister, are used for meditation and you're supposed to color them to calm your mood. So it fits right in with what I want to accomplish.
I received the book in the mail this afternoon and as soon as I realized what it was, I busted out the markers, opened the book to a random page, and colored the Mandala on that page. It really was pretty relaxing, and while I was coloring it, I couldn't help but think about doing another one.
Not sure if it's my inner child wanting to color, or if it is really helping. Who knows?
I should have a WIP later hopefully. I'm off to go color some more, so happy stitching everyone.