Daily physical movement is vital to optimal health. But in our day-to-day life, we often forget about our brain fitness. No doubt that exercise is good for the brain, but there are many other activities you can engage in to stimulate mental sharpness.

All of the following activities have been scientifically shown to improve memory, focus and delay cognitive aging.

  • Meditation
  • Learn something new
  • Teach a new skill
  • Listen to music
  • Play an instrument
  • Learn a new language
  • Dance
  • Build your vocabulary
  • Do Tai Chi or yoga
  • Play cards
  • Reading
  • Writing or journaling
  • Sleep
  • Doodle, draw or paint
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