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!
Here's a little warm up exercise for your brain. Get a piece of paper or open a document on your computer where you can type something. Now, write your own definition for the word "Intelligence". Don't cheat yourself by looking it up on the internet or clicking on the link below. Take a few minutes and just write your own definition. Is it difficult to do? Why?
Now, look up the answer and see how close you got.
noun :: An oration or eulogy in praise of some person or achievement; a formal or elaborate encomium; a laudatory discourse.
"Perry was right in the midst of a flowery panegyric on the wonders of the peaceful beauty of the scene when a canoe shot out from the nearest island." --Burroughs, Edgar Rice
adj :: Lacking social polish; tactless.
"Feeling that his question was somewhat gauche, he smiled angrily." --Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
verb :: To treat as a pet; to pamper.
"Grandparents often cosset their grandchildren."
adj. :: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy.
"Anne spent a fortnight of halcyon days at Echo Lodge in the golden prime of August." -- Lucy Maud