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A puzzle a day keeps the doctor away




We’re back! We hope you had a lovely summer and are enjoying these first days of Autumn.

With school and work in full swing, the pace inevitably seems to pick up at this time of year. As we know, it’s important to build in a little down time for ourselves, but for some of us it can be hard to feel we’re not being productive. So, our tip this month for stress relief? Tackle a puzzle.

Whether jigsaws or word games or riddles or quizzes or mathematical conundrums, puzzles have many health benefits:

Here are a few classics, older and newer:

If one puzzle a day isn’t quite enough, or you are looking for a different mode, you can find some alternatives to Wordle here.

Finally, remember the online quiz Free Rice, which we’ve written about before in the blog and our book. This brainchild of the United Nations World Food Programme generates grains of rice for those suffering from food insecurity and hunger with every correct answer.

Until next time, happy and healthy puzzling!

Sam and Claire

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