You've probably heard this from teachers, managers, and self-help gurus since you were knee-high to a grasshopper — you've got to think outside the box! Unfortunately, that command is like many Christmas toys — no instructions included. Just be creative. Answers will flow.
Escape room riddles allow you to enhance your creativity in a fun, stress-free environment (Here's how to find a good one
). Most escape room puzzles have a twist to them. You have to adjust your thinking to find the combination to the lockbox. Unlike most work problems or those exciting math worksheets in high school, the way forward in an escape room is rarely straight.
The time pressure created by escape rooms also promotes quicker problem-solving. Your brain not only has to view things in a different light, but it also has to do so on a tight deadline. We deal with deadlines and quick turnarounds all of the time. Escape rooms teach you to handle those problems creatively and efficiently.
By pushing you to see problems in different ways, escape room riddles force you to use different parts of your brain. You may need a dust mop to clear the cobwebs! However, the next time you need a dose of creativity, your brain will know where to find it!