Relieving stress with puzzles

Posted at 11:49 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-09 02:56:08-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — As we work to get into the swing of things and the new ordinary, many people are relieving stress with puzzles.

While putting a jigsaw puzzle together might be fun, having something to focus on during these times is good for your mental health.

Puzzles help people manage the pressure of the pandemic because of their certainty and simplicity.

Vanderbilt University psychologist Craig Smith says puzzles also fill another crucial void of control.