If the body gets Crossfit, yoga, walking, running, biking, dancing or couch surfing (oh wait, forget that last one) then what does the mind get? The whole body needs stimulation, including the mind. Does your mental exercise include reading, sudoku, crosswords, new languages or coding? Study data indicates investment in the noggin can stave off Alzheimers and other mental illnesses. Other options include; puzzles, games or even taking new routes to work. I am investing in writing daily and trying to get the brain to sweat through generating questions. Time will tell if there is any positive impact of the inquiry investment; after all, I need all the help I can get.
How do you take your brain to the gym? What was your last difficult read? How do you diversify what inputs you provide to your mind?