There are some brands that instantly evoke happy childhood memories where you remember spending many hours playing with an item and LEGO is a name that you might have those feelings for.
It is no coincidence that adult LEGO sets are proving extremely popular considering this positive childhood association and the fact that the company has made a range that is specifically for grown-ups is great news for many of us who will no longer have to pretend to be helping the children while actually having lots of fun interacting with these iconic bricks.
A stress-busting solution
Modern life can be quite stressful and finding a way to relax and unwind is always a good plan after a hard day at work.
Adult LEGO sets are a great choice to help you beat stress as you can focus your attention on building something that requires your concentration, diverting you away from any stressful thoughts you might have been having before you started building.
Improve your focus
Another positive aspect attached to immersing yourself in an adult LEGO set is the fact that setting yourself a task of building something challenging can improve your levels of focus and concentration.
Improve your motor skills
A positive aspect of playing with LEGO is the ability to develop fine motor skills and although this is something normally associated with child development it is worth pointing out that adults can benefit too.
Building a set can help you to maintain a good level of dexterity and sharpen your motor skills to battle against the aging process.
Improve your spatial awareness
If you loved playing with LEGO as a child you will probably have benefited from a greater understanding of balance and symmetry together with an improved appreciation of shapes and sizes.
Adults can develop their 3D thinking abilities by playing with LEGO and that means you are improving your spatial awareness while having fun.
Rediscover a sense of adventure
One of the joys of playing with LEGO as a child was the chance to get creative and be experimental with your thinking.
You can rekindle this spirit of adventure as an adult when you tackle a LEGO challenge.
Encourage a sense of teamwork
Another great thing about LEGO is that you can collaborate with others to complete a challenge as well as going solo.
If you share your LEGO passion with your own children or team up with a fellow LEGO enthusiast that has to be positive in encouraging better communication and teamwork skills.
Hone your problem-solving skills
Playing with LEGO encourages both lateral thinking and problem-solving abilities.
Whether you are following a detailed set of instructions or freestyling with your own creation you are developing some essential skills in top of enjoying some quality LEGO time.
It might improve your health
Playing with LEGO as an adult can potentially have a positive impact on your emotional and mental health.
Releasing that inner-child and embracing a sense of playfulness could be good for your overall health and what better reason do you need to enjoy some adult LEGO time.