While staying at home, 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.
Keep scrolling for the full story, and to see their jigsaw efforts for yourself...
In the last few months, our use of puzzles and games has risen considerably.
via: GettyWhile we're stuck at home, we have finally grown bored of Netflix and have resorted to the more old fashioned form of entertainment.
Jigsaws and puzzles have made the come-back of the century.
via: GettyIn a desperate bid to end our boredom, many of us have been digging out the dusty old puzzles.
And boy, are we loving it.
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.
Puzzles have been proven to hold an array of different benefits...
via: GettyFor both your mental health and your day-to-day activities.
via: Together Apart GamesWhen 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: Together Apart GamesStudies 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.
Stress levels can be reduced.
via: Together Apart GamesThe act of solving a puzzle has been proven to significantly lower stress levels... Unless it's a ridiculously complicated Earth jigsaw. Then you're screwed.
via: Together Apart GamesAs 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.
Increased attention to detail.
via: Together Apart GamesWhen 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: Together Apart GamesKeep scrolling to see their valiant attempts...
Hugh Jackman gave this Van Gogh jigsaw a good attempt...
Kylie Jenner has taken up puzzling, 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 as well. 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