In a previous post, we discussed practical insights on how to develop the virtue of patience.

Do you know that games and physical activities are also excellent tools to develop the character traits of patience and perseverance?

Here are some of these games and activities:

The Rubik’s Cube

This game will help you to strive and improve your resolution time. It is also a testament to your perseverance.

Gardening

Gardening will test your patience because you must test the soil and prepare the seedlings before planting. Then after planting, you will need to water the plant almost every day and then you must wait for weeks or months to eat the fruits of your labour.

Scrabble

Playing the game of scrabble requires a great deal of focus to be able to choose the highest scoring words. The game teaches us on how to wait and think before we play.

Chess

The game of chess requires a lot of perseverance and concentration, it can also strengthen our ability for anticipation.

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Lego

As adults we sometimes think that playing with Lego is for kids alone. Lego is also good for adults because it is a game that can test the patience and self-control of the most experienced person, when after building a project it accidentally falls apart.

Puzzles

Puzzles will put your patience to test when you are trying to put together thousand pieces of a picture.

In conclusion, it is not too late to start learning to play any game. Apart from the benefits of developing patience and perseverance, it will also help your memory.