Across the world, lockdown restrictions are easing, and we are being introduced to the "new normal". For many people, this is excellent news, but it makes them feel highly anxious for others. After being away from society for so long, many usual activities have been moved to the video game world. We've been able to cultivate crops, celebrate holidays, and go on whirlwind adventures, all from the comfort of our own homes.
Among the many health benefits of gaming, stress relief has surfaced as a benefit in undertaken exploring the relationship between gameplay and stress levels. The research suggests that video and mobile games can offer a safe sandbox for people to develop their coping skills and enhance their levels of emotional awareness, allowing them to improve how they handle stressful situations in real-world applications.
A significant amount of rubbish that comes from our home each day ends up in landfills and oceans and has a hugely detrimental effect on the environment. Going greener with eco-friendly products has never been more prevalent.
We are always hearing about the negative effects of playing games on our phones, but is mobile gaming really as bad as it's made out to be? Here we look at four health benefits of mobile gaming.