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If we channelize it we can achieve anything in our life. Just like it is shown in the Hollywood movie “: Limitless” where they show the power of the human mind they unleash the power of the human mind. We must channelize it in a positive direction. It can be as destructive as it
Some of the ways to keep the mind healthy are-
- Many exercise which can help mind to stay fit and healthy
A) Meditation – It Strengthens Your Brain’s Ability to focus and Think Calmly under Pressure you can see physical changes in the size and shape of structures in the brain. It is just like strength training to grow stronger. This is my favorite benefit of meditation of any form.
B) Chess- A game which requires more brain than physical activity looks like more sophisticated games as ever well it is also known as “the game of kings”. Chess is one of the best exercises for the mind as it has many advantages.
- It can raise your IQ– It is found that those who play Chess have a higher IQ than any other.
- It helps prevent Alzheimer’s– Just like any other body part which requires exercise to unleash its strength and power the same goes with the brain. Activities like chess reduce the risk
of having dementia.
- It exercises both sides of the brain – Chess helps both sides of the brain to work in the same proportion, as left brains being much more active due to chess and hence the right hemisphere of the brain to do so as well
- It increases your creativity -Since the right hemisphere of the brain is responsible for creativity, it should come as no surprise that activating the right side of your brain helps develop your creative side. Specifically, chess hugely increases creativity.
- It improves your memory – It helps to increase the memory of the person since it activates both hemispheres of the brain and helps to reduce the risk of Alzheimer. It also helps to increase the memory power of the person.
- It increases problem-solving skills – A chess game is like one big puzzle that needs solving, and solving on the go because your opponent is constantly changing the parameters and the game plan.
- It improves concentration – Chess requires a lot of concentration and attention while playing. And if your concentration is drifted away from the game the penalty of this has to be paid with your lost game.
- It teaches planning and foresightedness – Chess is a game where we must keep our selves a step ahead of our opponent which requires a good foresight and planning. In this, we have to keep our moves always calculative and safe that others can’t beat us.
Chess is an exercise of infinite possibilities for the mind, one it develops mental abilities which can be used throughout life: concentration, critical thinking, abstract reasoning, problem-solving, pattern recognition, strategic planning, creativity, analysis, and evaluation, to name a
few.” –Edutech Chess
Exercise – As we do a workout for the whole body our mind also requires the attention so that it can also stay fit and healthy there are few exercises through which we can keep it healthy.
Exercise helps the mind to grow overall
- Test your recall. Make a list — of any items, things to do, or anything else that comes to mind — and memorize it. An hour later, see how many items you can recall. Make items on the list as challenging as possible for the greatest mental stimulation. While reading any para or any novel try to recall it later when you are not reading. It will help you to improve your recalling power.
- Let the music play. Learn to play a musical instrument or join a choir. Studies show that learning something new and complex over a longer period of time is ideal for the aging mind.
mathin your head – try to solve mathematical problem withoutthe aid of pencil, paper, or computer; you can make this more difficult — and athletic — by walking at the same time.
- Take a cooking class
. Learnhow to cook a new cuisine. Cooking uses a number of senses: smell, touch, sight, and taste, which all involve different parts of the brain.
- Learn a foreign language
. Thelistening and hearing involved stimulatesthe brain. What’s more, a rich vocabulary has been linked to a reduced risk for cognitive decline.
- Create word pictures
. Visualizethe spelling of a word in your head, then try and think of any other words that begin (or end) with the same two letters.
- Draw a map from memory
. Afterreturning home from visiting a new place, try to draw a map of the area; repeat this exercise each time you visit a new location.
- Challenge your taste buds
. Wheneating, try to identify individual ingredients in your meal, including subtle herbs and spices.
- Refine your hand-eye abilities
. Takeup a new hobby that involves fine-motor skills, such as knitting, drawing, painting, assembling a puzzle, etc.
- Learn a new sport
. Startdoing an athletic exercise that utilizes both mind and body, such as yoga, golf, or tennis.