6 Habits To Improve Your Memory and Boost Your Brain Health
We are the sum of our experiences. Thanks to neuroplasticity, a relatively recent discovery, our brains change and adapt constantly. With every thought, action, or experience from outside forces, our brains send pulsating electrical signals throughout the many networks within it, which causes neurons to grow stronger or weaker. This is how we learn, it’s also the reason we can effectively boost our mental health.
By making sure our environment, our behaviors, and our thoughts are positive and beneficial, our brains will grow stronger and boost our mental capacities. So what are the habits we should be introducing into our lives to make this positive change? Entrepreneur has 6 of them nicely listed for us:
4. Construct bottom-line messages.
Summarize your task-assignment reading, training seminars, articles, movies you see or books read. Abstracting novel ideas, versus remembering a litany of facts, builds a brain with an enhanced long-term memory for global ideas and the ability to retrieve fundamental facts.
Learning is one the best mental workouts you can get, and the act of summarizing helps us get the underlying concepts, which allows for higher order learning. Check out the full post for all the tips.
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