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IN Lifestyle ON 26 Nov, 2016
Our brain carries out thousands of tasks every day. And, if we follow the 'troll trend,' then, it gets slow as a three-legged turtle, when we need it the most. Do you feel the same?
There is no doubt in the incredible power and supreme cleverness of our brain. But, as every mobile need a charger, after a particular time, our brain also need little spring wash and a refurb from time to time.
Thought about this before?
Well, you don't have to be a tycoon to increase your brain power. All you need to do is invest some time to train your brain.
What do you need to do? Check it out here!
You know, your brain just likes your muscles.
Yes, science has proved that regular exercise helps to increase brain capacity and enhance neurogenesis. That means, every time you go for exercise, you will create new brain cells. So what are you waiting for on couch? Just get off and do some actions.
You all might have heard the phrase, "To a mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders."
This is not just a phrase, but science has proved it right. Taking a mere 10-15 minutes to practice meditation could extend your cognitive longevity and allow you to reduce overall stress level too.
Scientists have discovered that learning to play any instrument can increase the size of brain parts like cerebellum and motor cortices. And, just by listening to any good music, multiple brain networks get activated. Whoaa! Let's turn ON the music now.
This might come to you as a bit of surprise. According to a University of Rochester study, video games can help dyslexic children read better, and stroke victims can also use it to recover faster.
Playing logic games not only improve your performance but also solidifies your memory. But, yeah! Don't forget your work!
It shouldn't come as a new thing that nutrition plays a significant role in our brain health. Our brain consumes over 20% of all nutrients and oxygen that we consume, so remember to feed your body with healthy stuff, like, fresh fruits and veg, plenty of OMEGA 3oil, nuts, blueberries, whole grains, and avocados.
Reading relieves stress and tension because it is a form of escapism. Experts have proved that imagination is the great way to turn your brain because you push your mind to 'picture' what you are thinking. And, there's no better way than reading to trigger your imagination.
Sleep is like a mini detox for your brain. It is the time when your body regenerates body cells and removes all the toxins that have build up during the day time. And, it's not wrong to say that if you don't get enough sleep, you will have a less brain in your head.
With the new technology and dependencies on smartphones, somewhere we forgot to use our brain in solving simple equations. It's the time to resist the urge to work things out with the devices and use the equipment you were born with- your brain.
We have read in our textbooks that vitamin D is vital for our health and it allows our brain to perform better. Sunlight not only regulates your blood circulation but also slows down the aging of your brain.
If you are already a coffee drinker, then congrats, you are ahead of the game.
Coffee helps you to stay focused on monotonous and tiresome tasks, and even boost your intelligence, including your reasoning and reaction time.
Next time you find yourself with some free time, drink a cup of coffee, dance around your house while playing the music and then sit down and play Tetris while eating sunflower seeds.
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