How to Exercise Your Brain!
Remember, to stay healthy and fight off old age it is important to not only exercise your body, but also your mind. Luckily, Word Trek is a fun game and helps work those brain muscles, but what other ways are there to help with brain health?
Try Something totally new!
This is a hard one, but it will really stretch your mind to the limits. Challenge yourself to something you never done before. Learn a new hobby. Never played an instrument, then go out and try. These tasks will be hard at first, but if you keep going you might impress yourself and learn something new.
Reading is an excellent activity to broaden your mind and to learn. There has been many studies showing the benefits of reading. It does not matter what you read as long as you find something enjoyable.
Unfortunately, many of us live very busy lives, and it might be difficult to find the time to read. Luckily, there are audio books, which provide many of the benefits of books but with the added bonus of multitasking. You can listen to a book while doing chores around the house or driving from work.
Checkout Audible from Amazon, a fantastic audio book service with a huge selection to choose from. You can try it out with a free trial!
The mind cannot stay healthy if it is under constant stress. The mind needs time to relax. This can be difficult for many.
You can try out some of these activities to let off some steam: painting, coloring books, meditation, and long walks.