While the trivia fact that we use only a small percentage of our brain is a myth, it is true that we often don’t fully develop our potential and don’t work with our brains. While we choose to do workouts for the body, we rarely do the same for our brains. So, let’s take a look at how we can build our brainpower.
Never stop learning
Many people feel they’re done with learning when they leave college or even high school. However, learning should be a life-long process. We can learn new skills and gain new knowledge and in this digital age, it’s easier than ever. Online courses, workshops, books – there are thousands of options to continue learning out there.
Take on new challenges
Work for many people may be difficult, but often it becomes our routine. A good idea is to always have projects and ideas going on in our work life or in our personal life. These projects can be writing a book, creating a charity project, remodeling a house, climbing a mountain… Anything that interests and motivates you can be a project to build your brainpower.
Experience new things
Just like new challenges, new experiences can boost our brainpower. Traveling, trying new foods, attending new events, and any new experiences can be amazing and keep our brains stimulated. Even if we don’t have a lot of money to spend, we can just go to a part of the city we haven’t visited before, to a free show or concert, to a museum, and so on. There are a lot of new experiences available to us if we choose to take advantage of them.
Take care of your body
Building our brainpower also involves taking care of ourselves. We need to sleep a lot, eat balanced meals and stay active physically. If we are not fulfilling our basic needs, which we often are not due to