Games That Might Help You Reduce Anxiety And Stress(2)


7. Jigsaw Puzzle

If you’re a little short on space in your apartment to feed your puzzle addiction, you can go digital with this app. It includes puzzles of varying difficulty that you can work on anytime you need to zone out, without having to worry about losing pieces.


INKS is essentially just pinball, but with an added twist: Whenever you hit one of the colored tabs on the board, it bursts in an explosion of colorful paint, which your pinball tracks across the board. By the time you finish a level, you have a small work of art that you’ve created.

9. Neko Atsume

Neko Atsume is a cat collection mobile game where you place treats and toys in your yard and wait for adorable kitties to show up and start hanging out. It’s so simple that you might think, “Why is this so popular?” But then you remember that it’s a CAT COLLECTION GAME.

10. Drop7

Drop7 is a straightforward puzzle game once you get the rules, but there’s a small learning curve to figure out how it works. It requires quick counting, as you drop the numbered circles into columns and rows that contain that same number of circles. It takes focus, but not so much that it’ll drive you crazy.

11. Alto’s Adventure

Those familiar with the endless runner genre will immediately recognize the gameplay in Alto’s Adventure. Basically, you’re a snowboarder who rides through beautifully crafted scenery, collecting coins and making big jumps and stuff. It’s easy to just zone out and enjoy the ride.