Piece and Quiet Blog

  • 5 mindful activities for busy adults - how our jigsaw artists switch off and relax

    We found that puzzles gave us our own form of mindfulness, a chance to be present in the moment and focus on us. Mindfulness can be more than just meditation and we're here to help spread that message.
  • 6 reasons why art jigsaw puzzles are the perfect gift for stressed out friends

    We've all been there. You want to buy her something that's a little bit different, but not too different. Something with a personal touch, without getting too personal. Something that says you care, but something that doesn't require a mortgage. We know that finding the perfect gift for her can be stressful, so we're here to take the hassle away and help make gift-giving fun again.

  • Top 8 ways to avoid burnout

    Almost everyone has experienced burnout in one way or another at some point in their lives. We’re going to explore some of our best tools, tips and techniques to help you avoid it in the future, and to help you live a happy life.
  • Mental Health Awareness Week. 10th - 16th May 2021

    Piece and Quiet exists to make mindfulness accessible and that’s why we’re such big supporters of the Mental Health Foundations’ Mental Health Awareness Week. There have been such great strides taken in recent years when it comes to awareness of the importance of taking care of your mental health, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s easy. Sometimes you just need a top tip or gentle reminder to take that all important time for yourself.
  • Benefits of Mindful Doodling for adults

    What is doodling? Free from lines, direction and any rules, doodling is the act of simply drawing and is often defined as un-focused or unconscious...
  • Why coming out of lockdown doesn’t mean we have to return to a pre-covid life

    We can't wait to start getting back to normal and for lockdown restrictions to be relaxed, but that doesn't mean there aren't positives from the challenges of the past 12 months to take forward into a post-covid world.
  • What is Mindful Creativity?

    We share some of the story behind Mindful Creativity, why it means so much to us and how we try to bring it to life.
  • Why doing jigsaw puzzles is good for you

    We cast some light on why jigsaw puzzles for adults are good for you, and cover just some of the many benefits they provide. From increased brain cognition, to reducing stress and anxiety.
  • Top 5 ways to take time for yourself this winter!

    Winter. The days are shorter, the nights are longer, and with everything 2020 is chucking at us it’s a recipe for a tough time for a lot of us. That said, there’s loads of ways to make sure you are still taking the time for yourself this winter, giving yourself those mindful moments and keeping on top of your mental health. Here’s our top 5!
  • Finding the secrets to mindfulness one puzzle piece at a time

    We recently spoke to Balance Media about Piece and Quiet, and what our mission is through the medium of artistic jigsaw puzzles! Find out more about Piece and Quiet, how we got started, and why artistic jigsaw puzzles!