A mind that is always sharp will serve you well now and as you get older. Research shows that engaging in brain activities helps stave off diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia. If you do them on a regular basis, you’ll keep your cognitive functioning humming along like it should. Wondering what you can do? Don’t worry. There are lots of fun choices. Here are some good ones to get you started.
1. Sit down and Read a Book
One of the best things you can do for your brain is read a book. Sitting down with words on a page totally engages your mind and keeps it working. The great thing is that studies show that it doesn’t really matter what you’re reading as long as you’re doing it. However, if you read something that really makes you think, it has even more benefits. What’s your favorite thing to read?