Have you ever thought about the amount of time you spend travelling? Whether it is for work or for pleasure, it really is worth filling those hours with something useful and enjoyable. Here are some tips and tricks about why you should have puzzles packed for your next trip.
“Long-haul” travel doesn’t have to be boring
It is very easy to write-off “long haul” travelling as time that is being ‘irretrievably lost’. But you can put a positive spin on it, by making the time an opportunity to establish a new healthy habit such as solving puzzles. You are then taking responsibility for stimulating your brain and keeping it healthy, which is a great thing to do.
A good crossword, codeword or sudoku will keep your mind occupied as you travel, as well as give it a good work-out. You will also enjoy yourself and feel immensely satisfied when there is not a single empty box of your puzzle left even before you have reached your destination.
Another big advantage is that you are actively learning new words and facts in an innovative way, and that is always a good thing.
Solve a puzzle while travelling and maintain good mental health
Scientists and researchers who deal with mental health are recommending the benefits of solving puzzles. According to the latest studies, solving a puzzle each day will help you concentrate more easily, and be focused and clear-minded throughout your day. Perhaps the time taken for that regular work trip is just what you need.
Choose mindful, responsible travel
Solving puzzles is an ideal activity to indulge in as you travel They provide the perfect distraction, and ensure that your trip is boredom-free. You will feel great throughout the day.