You don't have to do something too intense, just get moving to energize your brain and body.
A regular 20 - 45-minute high-intensity exercise will trigger positive endorphins, spark your metabolism, and build your resilience.
IDEA EXTRACTED FROM:
TOPICS IN THIS IDEA
RELATED ARTICLES & IDEAS
Get your day started right by getting the blood flowing. In Japan, companies used to have their employees start their mornings with some light exercise.
According to the Harvard Medical Schoo...
Multitasking was a cute catchphrase that sounded as if you were able to get more done in less time. Science says that’s dead wrong. By jumping from one task to another, our brain needs time to restart.
“multitasking is shifting focus from one task to another in rapid succession. It gives the illusion that we’re simultaneously tasking, but we’re really not. It’s like playing tennis with three balls.”
While we might not be able to multitask, we can do two activities simultaneously if they use different parts of our brain. That’s why we can drive and listen to podcasts at the same time and keep control of our cars—driving has become internalized. Watching TV while doing your exercise routine is another prime example.
Our minds are not static, but dynamic. The Brain has the capability to modify itself, change its structure, and to alter its biochemistry, at any age.
We can renew, rewire, ...
You can improve your grey matter by learning a new, complex skill like juggling.
The simple act of juggling has recently been linked with better brain function. A new study reveals that learning to juggle may cause certain areas of your brain to grow.
Even if it is just for 10 minutes before going to bed, you should be learning new stuff every day, a new skill, a new word, a new kind of idea or philosophy. Expose your brain to new frontiers.
Take a minute or two to sit in a comfortable position and breathe deeply into your stomach.
Let your body calm down before you approach your work. You’ll find it rea...
Take the time to identify what deserves your focus for the year, for the month, for the week, and for the day. Then look at your calendar and block time dedicated to focus.
If you need to focus, log out of email and social media. Log out for 30 minutes either at the beginning of the day or for a period in the afternoon. You won’t believe how much you can get done when you’re not always interrupting yourself to return emails.
Deepstash is better on the app. Discover new ideas and get inspired daily.