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!
Squeezing a stress ball is an effective way to get rid of your frustrations. Being under stress can cause extra energy to build up in the body. The repetitive exercise of squeezing a stress ball can expend some of this excess energy and make you feel calmer. As a bonus, it builds up your wrist strength.
To make your own stress ball, you will need some small balloons. Using a scissors cut the neck off of a few of the balloons. Fill up one of the balloons with uncooked rice, small beans or beads. Now, take a second balloon and wrap it around the first one to cover the opening. Wrap several more balloons around the ball to thicken the wall and adjust the firmness to your liking. Squeeze away!
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