5 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp

Mirza Omer Jun 25 2015
SHARP MIND

Have you observed a few changes in you as you age? You regularly lose your keys or forget where you last kept them, and sometimes you experience difficulty thinking of the right word in discussions and conversations. In any case, how would you know whether these progressions are a typical part of getting more aged and old or on the off chance that they may be indicating a powerless weak brain?

Your mind’s volume continuously shrivels as you age. At the point when this happens, a portion of the nerve cells in your cerebrum can shrivel or lose associations with other nerve cells. Blood stream inside of your cerebrum (front part of the brain) moderates fairly as a person reaches maturity.

Everybody has the periodic “senior moment.” Maybe you’ve gone into the kitchen and can’t recall why, or fail to remember a familiar name amid a discussion. Small memory lapses can happen at any age but should be worked upon. These lapses can be decreased by a proper treatment or plan. The mind needs to stay sharp.

Let’s take a look at some simple brain exercises to get mentally fit. 5 Tips for a sharp mind, if maintained properly, can help you keep your mind sharp with everyday tasks.

Drinking Lots of Water

Have a glass of water now. You’ll most likely feel fresh and alert. Staying hydrated can help support your vitality, keeps your brain active and much more alert, and can likewise curb hunger. One study found that individuals who devoured more fruits and leafy foods (vegetables) really had less chances of having memory lapses and were considered more healthy and safe from life taking diseases.

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

This likely goes without saying, yet verifying you’re sufficiently getting rest and enough sleep is significant to keeping your brain fit as a fiddle. Despite the fact that the relationship between memory, rest, and learning isn’t completely inquired about, most researchers concur that an entire night’s rest is one of the best things to do before learning or retaining things. This is the reason many people say to get a decent sleep before exams.

Not getting enough sleep is going to make you lazy and absent minded, and it will make all these other intellectual competence propensities appear to be truly troublesome or unthinkable. So make certain to get those seven to nine hours of sleep regularly.

Brain Games

No need to visit schools now to nourish your brain and keep it active. Online mind games can help you stay mentally fit. It is as simple as pressing a couple of keys and browsing you favorite game. Here are seven of our most loved mind games to keep your brain sharp and far from Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia.

AARP BrainHQ
SharpBrains
Braingle
Writing in the Stars
Private Eye
WordCrunch
Wordle

Practice an Instrument (Learn Music)

Music stimulates the cerebrum, and figuring out how to play another instrument is a standout amongst the most entangled and sublime approaches to practice our mind-body association and learning, memory, and coordination abilities. Studies have demonstrated that youthful kids who learn music wind up having more grounded connections in the motor regions of the mind. Playing music likewise creates dopamine, a “vibe decent” neurotransmitter.

Hit the Gym

Make sure you keep up a consistent exercise routine. Exercise helps to relieve strain on your mind and release endorphins (happy chemicals). It leads to good thoughts and fresh mind. Calming pressure alone can enhance your imagination and patterns of thoughts. When your stress and tension is less, the more keen and vigilant your brain will be. You will start to build up a superior state of mind over the long haul. You ought to discover a program that works for you. Spending some time at the gym and working out with a trainer surely helps you stay active and healthy.

Some Small Tips

  • Make friends who have sharper minds than you and consider them as your competitor.
  • If you want to increase your brain power, try using your opposite hand for everyday things, like picking up items or writing.
  • Make simple math easier to do calculations quickly and easily in your head.
  • If you are going grocery shopping, round off numbers. Try not using a calculator. If something is for 79 rupees, just round it up to 80 rupees in your head.
  • Keep control of your actions.
  • Read good informative books and newspapers to gain knowledge. Also read story books to enhance your imagination.
  • Drugs can suppress mental thoughts and clarity. So stay away from them if you want to have a sharp mind

 

We hope this works out for you and helps you stay active, vigilant and of course smart with a sharp brain!

Mirza Omer

Mirza Omer:

Mirza Omer has been working for the Pakistani Media industry for a few years. From radio to television and from social media to print media, he has experience in most fields of the industry. He enjoys photography as a hobby and as a business, he is a celebrity journalist, and a former VJ.