With everything that's going on, I've been looking for outlets to occupy my brain when I'm not working. Sadly, it's not too often that I'm not working. When I'm not though, I need something to occupy my mind. Especially late at night when I can't really do yard work or clean house. Lately my penchant is to download games online. It's amazing how tired playing the hidden object games can make you when you are sure you won't be able to fall asleep. The items are so well hidden amongst others that they're hard to spot and the harder you look, the more tired your eyes get.
Plus there's the old saying " If you don't want to lose it, USE it. Studies have shown that puzzles and games that make you think, are a very good way to exercise your brain and keep it in good working order. It's also a good way to help train your brain to focus on one thing at a time when it's wanting to go 1000 different directions. I don't know about anyone else, but I have an aversion to things like Alzheimer's and it's never too early to worry about it. I figure I exercise my brain enough I will never have to worry at all. Now if i'd just learn to use it properly all the time........I wonder if there's a game for that???