50 Ways to Stay Well # 23 – Crosswords & Sudoku

People who tackle a daily crossword or sudoku puzzle keep their mind alert as well as boost their brain power into old age. Mental exercise in the form of a regular “brain-teaser” puzzle is a great way to boost brainpower.

Benefits of these games include:

  •  Improves your memory
  •  Stimulates your mind. Sudoku keeps you practicing your logical thinking process which improves your number skills. And crosswords help teach you new words
  • Reduces the chances of developing Alzheimers by keeping your brain active.
  •  Learns to do things quickly. Not only playing Sudoku is interesting but it helps to increase your sense of time. You will learn how to make a decision and take an action with less hesitation.
  •  Increases your concentration power.
  • Feel Happy.  These games give you a sense of accomplishment when you can solve a puzzle, especially if the puzzle is a difficult one.


  • Jessica Kuepfer July 26, 2017 at 9:13 am

    Believe it or not, I have NEVER learned how to do Sudoku. I will have to change that!

    • Rachel July 26, 2017 at 10:32 am

      I like it, but only the super easy ones. Anything more difficult makes me mad! Ha ha ha!


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