These are simple daily life things that you can do to boost your brain power and abilities. Start today and don’t hesitate to contact me/ or leave a comment if you have any other tips you want to share it with Palscience readers.
What’s Your Eating Habit?
Food plays an important factor in people’s daily life, in order to start with a fresh body and mind it’s advised that you eat a healthy breakfast. Several studies showed that people who eat breakfast improve their ability to learn, concentrate, better mood and memory. High-fiber cereal in the morning according to a study by Cardiff University in Wales showed a10 percent reduction in fatigue, lower depression, and better cognitive sills. Why fiber? The secret behind it is that fiber helps slow down the absorption of food n the stomach, so you have more energy for a longer period of time. Just a quick note here, try your best to avoid junk food and eat more green. Allylic Sulfieds, Found in Garlic, onions, and leeks, these plants may play a role in protecting against the loss of brain function in aging and enhancing memory, according to a number of studies.
What Foods Boost Brain Power?
Well, there are many foods, herbs and supplements that can improve your memory help you improve your memory. Let’s begin with whole food, Eggs is essential source of good fat “Essential fatty acids or EFAs. Oily fish, such as salmon, sardines, herring and mackerel are very high in the EFAs known as Omega-3 fatty acids. Soy is a great source of protein. Protein triggers neurotransmitters associated with memory, which definitely helps your memory. In the past decade, scientists have discovered a cornucopia of new substances in food that have some amazing disease-fighting properties. They are called phytochemeicals, which means “plant chemicals”. You can get all the disease-fighting power of phytochemical by simply eating a variety of fruits, vegetables, and grains and LOTS of them.
Deep Breathing and Water:
More air means more oxygen in the blood and therefore in your brain, try to breathe through your nose not your mouth. You will notice that your diaphragm expands more than breathing from your mouth. Moreover, deep breathing helps your to relax therefore you would have clear thinking. Water has also the same function on your brain, when you drink water it would moisturize the small air sacks in your lungs and when blood passes through its able to grab more oxygen and take it to the brain. Water is the secret behind creative thinking, try it when you study you would notice that you are able to synthesis the material faster with shorter amount of time.
Get Out Of your Comfort Zone:
Most of us like watching a certain TV show, or eating a certain food, or reading a certain magazine. Most of the times we feel comfortable and satisfied doing these things; this is what’s called your comfort zone, every one has a comfort zone. The main point is that when you defined and find your comfort zone, and you want to grow and develop your brain, you have to get out of your comfort zone. That’s where learning takes place. You need to try different things, for example read a different magazine or watch a different TV show.
According to different resource, Ginkgo Biloba is great of increasing your blood flow to your brain. Again, more blood with oxygen to the brain the better. This plant is one of the most popular herbs in the United States. It has been used for a wide variety of things, such as memory enhancement, altitude sickness, premenstrual syndrome etc…
Relax your body and calm your mind:
Listen to your body, if you feel tired go and relax and rest for a while. Don’t force against nature, because it will win. Your brain will not function properly if you are sleepy, tired, angry or sad. So, take a time for your body. You also can control your mind and calm it down by regular mediation. Yoga is one suggestion, praying is another one. Before you embark on improving your mind power, you need to be emotionally ready. This involves feeling confident and good about yourself.
Brain Puzzles, Sudoku, Crosswords and IQ quizzes
Such games are intended to make you think, analyze and make decisions. They enhance your ability to process information faster and power up your brain. Here are some suggestions for online games to power your brain:
Train your brain with physical exercise:
Exercise is not only smart for your heart and weight, but it can make you smarter and better at what you do. “Exercise is really for the brain, not the body. It affects mood, vitality, alertness, and feelings of well-being.” John J. Ratey, MD, an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. When you exercise you can think more clearly, perform better, and your morale is better. This is pure science, stimulate your nervous system and function at a higher level. In a study reported in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness in 2001, 80 young male and female volunteers were tested for mood and then did aerobics for an hour. Of the 80, 52 were depressed before the exercise. That group was the most likely to benefit, reporting a reduction in anger, fatigue, and tension. They also felt more vigorous after the workout.
Brainstorming is great exercise to boost your brain power naturally. It would help your brain to think quickly, react faster and sharpen your mind. You can use brainstorming to come up with your own 100 item list. Meaning, think of 100 electronic items found in your house, or 100 things you like about yourself, or top 100 of your favorite songs. these only some suggestions.
Learn new things and challenge yourself:
Learn a new language; learn to play a musical instrument. I know that these are challenging tasks, but if you continue to learn and challenge yourself, your brain continues to grow, literally. A recent research shows that learning over time enhances memory and the survival of new brain cells.
Laugh & Humor:
How many times did you hear the expression “Laughter is the best medicine”? By laughing, your stress level decrease significantly. Humor stimulates the part of our brain that use the “feel Good” chemical messenger dopamine which according to researcher it improves memory.
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