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!
Everyone has experienced a mental block when trying to remember something. This happens most often when you are under pressure to remember, such as during a test.
Instead of trying to think harder, it's often helpful to stop trying to remember and move on to another problem. Frequently, you will find that just giving up the search will be enough to remove the block and the fact will instantly come into your head. This is because you are more relaxed
. It's also likely that your subconscious will continue to think about the problem and the answer will pop into your head a few minutes later.
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