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5 Reasons Why Escape Rooms Are Good For Your Health

Updated: Feb 23

When you think of an escape room, you tend to think about fun. However, it is also important to acknowledge that escape rooms can actually benefit your health, especially in what concerns your brain.


5 Reasons Why Escape Rooms Are Good For Your Health


#1: Each Puzzle You Solve Is A Treat For Your Brain:


As you know, when you are in an escape room, you will need to solve numerous different puzzles. Besides, there is nothing like a good and old puzzle to put your brain up to work.

In case you don't know, puzzles tend to spike the dopamine levels in the brain. This means that you will get that amazing and instant feeling of gratification.

Some of the benefits of dopamine include improved memory, sharper concentration, positive mood, and heightened social skills.


#2: Train Your Communication Skills:


When you decide to participate in an escape room, you will be locked in a space with other people with the goal of getting out. But in order to do it, you'll need to solve puzzles and clues. But you won't be able to do it all on your own. It is more like a team work. So, you can take this chance to improve your communication skills. And we don't mean only talking to others but also listening to what others are saying. This is all communication.


#3: Develop Problem-Solving Skills:


As we already mentioned, escape rooms are filled with a huge variety of puzzles that you need to solve. Each one of these puzzles will need you to think outside of the box and think of things in ways you may not have in the past. While completing an escape game, you are equipping alternate ways to solve problems in everyday life.


#4: An Improved General Mood:

As we already mentioned above, when you need to solve puzzles, your brain will release dopamine. The dopamine can affect not only your general mood but also your mindset positively.

This effect will allow you to feel more energized and less fatigued, more social and less reclusive, more glass-half-full and less glass-half-empty.


#5: Develop Your Attention To Detail:

Details matter a lot. And the truth is that we keep rushing from one place to the other and we don't even notice them. However, when you decide to participate in an escape room, then you will need to pay attention to the smallest details and this can help you develop the skill.


Bottom Line

As you can see, there are many reasons why escape rooms are good for your health. Besides, they ar also a great excuse to be with your family and friends and to have a lot of fun in the process.


Visit us online at www.escapetimemd.com Located at the Severna Park Market Center at 487 Ritchie Hwy Ste 102 Severna Park, MD 21146 . 410-544-1188 and Jennifer Square at 167-A Jennifer Road Annapolis, MD 21401. 443-714-8812. Across from the Annapolis Mall.




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