The Benefits of Brain Teasers & Puzzles

The benefits of brain teasers and puzzles are many, although there is no medical proof they can stave off Alzheimer’s or dementia. The good news is there’s plenty of reason to believe that keeping your brain active is healthy for your brain. Rather than just leaving it fester while you watch TV or stare at your phone, you could be playing games and testing your grey matter, which can actually be tremendous fun too.

Use your brain in lots of inventive, unique and original ways in order to keep active mentally. Alongside a healthy diet, getting enough sleep and spending quality time with family and friends, using your brain in plenty of unique and inventive ways, you can feel happier and healthier mentally too. Release those endorphins with interaction and testing your cognitive function, and you’re going the right way to a healthier life that’s good for you and those you love. 

Staying Active.

Any kind of game or puzzle whether it’s indoors, outdoors, or ones you play alone or with friends are going to really help you stay active. Games and puzzles can be anything from board games, online quizzes or games you can play on your own such as solitaire, chess (or online against a computer or an online opponent), and outdoor games too. In fact, any game away from a screen is probably a good idea.
Games and puzzles which rely on problem solving, analytical and logical skills and plenty of use for communication and language are a big plus. It can all help you to stay younger for longer with minimum effort, it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. All you need do is change what you do on a regular basis and try new and exciting things. Come out of your comfort zone and test yourself, you’ll also find you make lots of new friends, rather than staying indoors, staring at a screen. 

Test your grey matter.

Our Escape Games here at Lincoln are one of the best ways to exercise your mind. You’re locked in a themed room with like minded friends searching for hidden clues with only an hour to escape. Can you do it? You’ll need to think on your feet, using problem solving, analytical, logical and communication skills by the dozen. You’ll be interacting with your fellow friends or work colleagues, and after you’ve finished, irrespective of whether you’ve won or lost, you’ll be able to go for a meal and a drink later and discuss your game plan.

Escape Lincoln - for those brain teasers that truly keep your mind alive.

Now you know what to expect, you can join us and try it for yourself. How about booking your room online or over the phone and then find your way down to Escape Lincoln, it’s a game that’ll truly test you.