Puzzles can help you enhance your executive function and working memory by allowing you to focus your attention on a specific activity regularly.
Word Search, crossword puzzles, sudoku, and others are helpful techniques to relax your body and mind. The more mindfulness you can accomplish, the less worried you will get.
The sense of accomplishment you feel when completing any puzzle is real! Puzzles increase the production of dopamine, a chemical that regulates mood, memory, and concentration. Dopamine is released with every success as we solve the mystery.
Save the graphics to your phone or computer and print it to share with your family.
Book a Kidding Around Yoga class with me if you are interested in practicing mindfulness and more with your children and teens. I teach group or private classes. Classes differ depending on ages of participants.
Coloring, painting, creating art projects offer similar benefits.