The best puzzles to test your mind – and your patience

Puzzles are great for challenging your brain while also allowing you to unwind and de-stress at the same time – as long as the last piece is not missing, of course! Is there anything better to do in your spare time than to be completely immersed in a brain-stimulating boardgame. Research has proven boardgames allow people to form better memories, as well as to improve your cognitive skills. So, why wouldn’t you want to partake in the fun activity?

Here are a few of the top-rated, best-selling and most-reviewed puzzles available. Would you purchase any of these puzzles?

By Shannen Findlay. All images:

Cinque Terre – 1000 pieces

“While it is an intricate puzzle and takes a bit of time to complete, it is a beautiful high-quality puzzle.” – Eric

Days to Remember – 500 pieces

Days to Remember: Country Road Edition – 500 pieces

Darrell Bush: Canoe Lake – 1000 pieces

“Beautiful puzzle! Great way to spend time with loved ones.” – HB

Charles Wysocki: Moonlight & Roses – 1000 piece