Putting all the pieces together

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Growing up my grandmother would spend hours working on puzzles…Not the small ones…but the really big ones like 500-1500 pieces!!

National Puzzle Day recognizes how exercising our brains with puzzles is just one of its many benefits.

Whether it’s a crossword, jigsaw, trivia, word searches, brain teasers or Soduku, puzzles put our minds to work. Studies have found that when we work on a jigsaw puzzle, we use both sides of the brain.  And spending time daily working on puzzles improves memory, cognitive function, and problem-solving skills.

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