Your Mind is a Muscle Too!
Your mind has the potential to provide your life with fulfillment or disappointments depending on the use you put to it. Most people spend many hours exercising their bodies to maintain their physical appearance, but don’t spend the same amount of time exercising their minds. Your brain is a muscle too, and it craves new ideas and inspiration. Providing positive material for your mind to learn is essential and it doesn’t have to be difficult!
Read: Reading for 30 minutes a day is quick, easy, and free. It increases mental stimulation by strengthening the connections in your brain improving memory and concentration. It also builds your vocabulary and prevents age-related cognitive decline.
Phone Games: Brain training and puzzle apps keep your brain active and engaged. The increase in activity can decrease the likelihood of developing memory loss, dementia or even Alzheimer’s. There are tons of games that you can download onto your phone and play for 30 minutes a day.
Chopsticks: Learning how to eat with chopsticks may seem difficult, but by taking the challenge you’ll exercise the complex motor still that your mind uses for this motion. Eating with chopsticks can also help with weight management. The way you handle your food can help you eat slower and control how much you eat. Bonus! Once you’ve mastered eating food with your dominant hand then the next exercise will be to learn it with your non-dominant hand.