Any mentally stimulating activity should help to build up your brain. Reading, taking short courses, mental gymnastics such as word puzzles or even solving math problems sharpen your brain.
These simulations will help to sharpen your brain. The brain is like a muscle, the more you use it, the stronger it becomes!
Eat nutritious meals
Good nutrition that is rich in omega-3 and 6 fatty acids, niacin (Vitamin B3), pyridoxine (Vitamin B6), folic acid and Vitamin B12)helps to improve the brain function, memory, intelligence and make the brain sharper.
For example, people who eat a healthy diet with fruits, vegetables, fish, nuts, unsaturated oils (olive oil) and plant sources of proteins are less likely to develop cognitive impairment and dementia. They develop sharp brains!
Increase physical exercise
People who exercise regularly increase the number of blood vessels that bring oxygen-rich blood to the region of the brain that is responsible for thought.
Exercise also spurs the development of new nerve cells and increases the connections between brain cells (synapses). Overall, the cognitive functions are increase!
Protect Your Head
Moderate to severe head injuries, even without diagnosed concussions, increase the risk of cognitive impairment. Concussion and contusion are not friendly and can cause serious damage to the brain cells.
Get a good night sleep.
Good sleep is as important as the diet and exercise for the brain! Good sleep helps to improve the cognitive functions and sharpens the brain
Quit smoking and reduce your sugar intake!
Smoking and high blood sugar can damage the blood vessels of the brain and can cause damage to the brain cells
Anti-stress Relaxation Techniques!
Meditation is a very good relaxation technique. Meditation has been linked to greater happiness, intellect, and more resilience to life’s ups and downs
People who meditate regularly experience improved focus and concentration and greater creativity and better sleep.