Playing is one means adults fighting the stress and anxiety caused by the pandemic.
After all, playing is proven to be a great way to improve everyone’s mental health, both kids and adults.
If you’re among the grown-ups who found peace and relaxation with activities you used to as kids, then we’ve got something for you.
Check out these “Mad Max” Legos!
“Mad Max” inspires the patterns you’ll create from these “Mad Max” lego sets.
If you’re not familiar with the film, it happens in an apocalyptic, desolate but fictional place on Earth. Humanity does not exist anymore, and most people are fighting to survive.
The storyline may sound dark, but the film does offer hope.
If anything, you’ll enjoy putting the pieces of these “Mad Max” Lego sets.
In the process, you’ll learn to practice mindfulness which helps you stay calm.
Mindfulness involves repetitive moving or activities that allow your brain to focus on something because your hands are busy.
As you create more complicated Lego structures, your brain enters a zone where it is more relaxing for your body.
You see, when you’re mind and body are focused on something, stress and anxiety level decreases. Doing this regularly, you’ll train your brain to leave out unwanted thoughts.
Practicing mindfulness also involves hand-eye coordination, which will allow you to reach a meditative state in the long run.
A meditative state will rid you of overthinking and anxiety, which we want now amid the pandemic.
Lego has officially acknowledged that stressed-out adults make up a significant part of its target demographic at present.
In one interview, Genevieve Capa Cruz, Lego’s audience marketing strategist, said adults with high-pressured jobs have been telling Lego they’re using the bricks to disconnect from the stress of the day.
These adults like the instructions that come with the Lego sets because they help them be in the zone.
If you’re to ask me, nothing beats putting these Mad Max lego pieces into pieces while having a beer on the side!
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