During this never-ending lockdown, we have been occupying ourselves with good, old fashioned puzzles... And so have celebrities!
It turns out that, despite being insanely rich and famous, many celebrities have also been turning to puzzles to cure their boredom, and they have been sharing their efforts onto Instagram to prove it.
via: GettyWhile we're stuck in lockdown, we have finally grown bored of Netflix and have resorted to the more old fashioned form of entertainment.
via: GettyIn a desperate bid to end our lockdown boredom, many of us have been digging out the dusty old puzzles.
via: GettyNever before have we held so much appreciation for these non-technological forms of entertainment.
And, to make them even better…
via: GettyThey are remarkably good for your mental health and wellbeing.
via: Blue KazooWhen solving a jigsaw puzzle, we have to look at different pieces and figure out where they fit within the larger picture, and therefore improve our visual-spatial reasoning.
They can delay brain syndromes such as dementia and Alzheimer's.
via: Blue KazooStudies have proven that keeping the mind active through the use of jigsaw puzzles and other problem-solving activities can reduce the amount of brain cell damage that occurs in Alzheimer’s patients. It also supports the growth of new nerve cells and strengthens the connections between them.
via: Blue KazooThe act of solving a puzzle has been proven to significantly lower stress levels... Even the complicated Earth jigsaw.
via: Blue KazooAs well as lowering stress, puzzles have also been proven to lift our moods. Puzzles increase our brains’ production of dopamine, which is a neurotransmitter that regulates mood and feelings of optimism. It also affects memory, concentration, and motivation.
via: Blue KazooWhen you’re trying to solve a puzzle, especially a jigsaw puzzle with minuscule pieces that all look the same, attention to detail is crucial. You need to train your eyes to pick out the very slight differences in color or shape that will help you put everything together.
And, evidently, a whole array of famous faces are on this hype.
via: Blue KazooKeep scrolling to see their valiant attempts...
Hugh Jackman gave this Van Gogh jigsaw a good attempt...
Kylie Jenner has taken up puzzling during the lockdown, too.admitted to returning to these past times. “Puzzles - I did so many puzzles when I was pregnant. Puzzles [are] underrated."
Sir Patrick Stewart.The X-Men star admitted during a recent interview that jigsaws have been his solace during the lockdown. Holding up one of his completed puzzles, the seventy-nine-year-old said, "This is one of my finished puzzles as you can see. It's actually framed because I frame them all."
Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally.
HOMAGE @Nick_Offerman #puzzlebush https://t.co/3eYtv5UkAJ— Megan Mullally (@Megan Mullally) 1450726892.0
Has this got you in the mood to complete a jigsaw?
via: Blue KazooYep, me too. Keep scrolling to see the breathtaking sun, moon, and earth jigsaw series...