I had been working on this puzzle in earnest for the last month or so. There's not much to go on for each piece, so it was mostly a brute force effort. I'm not one to listen to music while working, so I was pretty much just along with my own thoughts while I ran through all the possible pieces.
Doing a puzzle is almost meditative, where you aren't really thinking about the outside world, but instead focused on yourself. Being alone with your thoughts can be a powerful thing for your mental health. It gave me time to process various emotions and suss out what the root cause of some issues were.
In today's rush-rush-rush society, it was extremely satisfying to slow down and take things one piece at a time. In what ways do you slow down and take time for yourself?