Day with a Difference – 18-Jan-13

Quote of the day
"The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking." -Albert Einstein
Thought of the day – Daily habits that will increase your mind power
1. Go for a walk with a friend.
That means walking with a friend so that you talk as you walk. Social connection, physical exercise and mental stimulation are the brain strengtheners.
2. Solve Puzzles, Play Games
Playing a game of Sudoku or attempting to solve a difficult crossword sets your brain cells in action. Doctors often advise people who report focus problems to play a video game for few minutes every day to boost brain’s ability to focus on one thing at a time.

3. Meditate
Meditation is easier said than done. But if you could include it in your everyday routine and practice it diligently, it would go a long way in giving you a better memory help to make a better brain.
4. Eat healthy
Our diets have a HUGE impact on brain functioning. Our brains consume over 20% of all nutrients & oxygen that we consume so remember to feed your brain with the good and healthy Stuff.
5. Think positive
Stress and anxiety kills existing brain neurons and also stop new neurons from being created. Research has shown that positive thinking, especially in the future tense, speeds up the creation of cells and dramatically reduces stress & anxiety. Try and get a handle on negative thoughts and makes an effort to leave them and change it to positive ones.

6. Laugh It Up
Laughter causes a natural release of the brain’s endorphins chemicals that drown out pain and increase overall wellbeing. Laughter is a well-known, natural stress reducer. Watch a comedy, crack a joke, and increase those endorphin levels.

7. Listen To Music
Studies have proven that listening to music strengthens the right-hemisphere of the brain and literally changes the structure. Those same studies have found that people who listen to the music are generally much smarter and have more emotional intelligence than those who don’t.
8. Do Self-Hypnosis
The power of hypnotic suggestion is definitely real. You can change aspects of your thought process and learn to shift your focus by taking the time to do some self-hypnosis. Hypnosis research shows that by practicing hypnosis, an individual experiences lowered stress, increased pain tolerance, and clear thinking.
9. Set Goals
Setting goals activates areas of the brain associated with positive thinking and action. Setting goals is great for achieving success and prosperity in life and boosting your brain.
10. Follow a Sleep and Wake up Routine
One day you are night owl and other day, you wake up at 5. This randomness of your sleep pattern is neither good for your body nor for your brain. Better Sleep makes your mind healthy . Sleep sound, wake up fresh and try to stick to a routine.

Joke of the day
Customer: Waiter, what’s the meaning of this fly in my tea up?

Waiter: “How could I know sir, I’m a waiter, not a fortune teller.

Have a great day!

Regards,
Prasanna

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Day with a Difference – 18-Jan-13

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