Must-Read: Get Smarter Now
We’re going to be taking the rest of the day off here today, seeing as it’s the 4th of July and all, and that means you are all either working off a hangover from the night before, prepping for a big barbecue and fireworks display tonight, heading on over to the lake for an extended weekend of fun, or working because your job is terrible and you need to find a new one. If you’re someone in the latter category, then you probably don’t have too much access to the Internet, so you’re not going to really read this until Monday anyway.
But we did want to take a moment to give you all a post that could help assist in someway. And the way today is how to be smarter. Why? Because everybody needs to be a little smarter.
To get you there, today we’re heading on over to Men’s Fitness where they have a list of 10 ways to get smarter instantly. Among the pieces of advice they’re giving us is this greatness:
Take Five for Zen
Your brain takes a hit when you are chronically stressed, so finding a way to chill out is essential. Do something that takes you away from your daily routine, like yoga, meditation, or a long walk. Stress produces a rise in hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline, which are OK when your body needs to be on alert, but not OK all the time. ?When the system is turned on all of the time it becomes detrimental to your health because of the perpetuation of inflammation and the stress that puts on your brain,? says Carmona.
So head on over to the link above in order to check out the other ways that you can boost your brain and get yourself smarter.
About Rick Mosely Rick is the editor for TSB magazine.