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You exercise your body to stay physically in shape, so why shouldn't you exercise your brain to stay mentally fit? With these daily exercises you will learn how to flex your mind, improve your creativity and boost your memory. As with any exercise, repetition is necessary for you to see improvement, so pick your favorite exercises from our daily suggestions and repeat them as desired. Try to do some mentalrobics every single day!

Sometimes, a creative idea is very similar to an existing idea, but has subtle differences. In order to express your unique idea, you'll need to be able to come up with words to describe these nuances. This exercise will help.

How many creative synonyms can you find for the following words? As you come up with each synonym, try to picture in your mind the small differences between the synonym and the original word.

Wet
Some examples are: drenched (very wet), moist (slightly wet)... there are least 30 more synonyms for you to discover.

Grumpy
We thought of surly (a little gruffer than grumpy) and cross (more frustrated than grumpy)...Try for 20 more synonyms.

Pick any word and repeat this exercise as many times as you wish. This practice will help you express the nuances of your creative idea.

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