TOP SEVEN WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR BRAIN POWER!

1. BRAIN FOOD

We always hear that we need to have a balanced diet to have a healthy life, which is true we don’t follow a balanced diet every time. everyone likes to have junk food or something which too oily or too spicy. Remember whatever we are eating its all affecting our brain too. that’s why it's necessary to at least eat whatever that is the best for brain .expertise suggest 1.Avacado 2.Blueberry (brain berry) 3.Turmeric 4.Brocolli 5.Chocolate ( Mood Booster ) These are the top Brain foods you can have to maximize your brainpower

2. Killing ANTS!!! ( Automatic Negative Thoughts)

Every person has negative thoughts in his/her mind whether it might be due to some incident, some person or something and we keep thinking about it many times because we start finding solutions to it. These negative thoughts can have a big impact on our brain and many people often neglect it. Having negative thoughts is completely ‘NORMAL’ and they exist to keep us safe but its negative effects can be dangerous for our brain such as • Depleting beneficial brain chemicals like the feel-good neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine • Slowing the production of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a protein required for new brain cell formation • Shrinking the size of your brain but enlarging your brain’s fear center, the amygdala (7, 8, 9) • Increasing your risk of psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases • Accelerating the brain’s aging process It's necessary to have positive thoughts in our mind, we can conquer ANTS by converting them into PETS(Positive empowering thoughts). one of the efficient ways to overcome negative thoughts is by meditating or you can also go for professional help like a therapy.

3.EXERCISE

One of the most important things to protect the brain is to exercise. Exercise helps to keep not only our body fit but also helps our brain to run faster. but is our normal exercise enough for our brain? many specialists suggest that reading can be the best exercise for our brain. It helps to improve our brain health. Activities such as dancing or any kind of sports help the brain to think as well as move according to the situation. Exercise helps us focus on things and keeps us motivated to work harder. Exercising leads to the growth of new brain vessels in the brain and even the abundance and survival of new brain cells which improves memory and thinking skills.

4.Brain Nutrients

Brain Fog, Memory Lapses, Difficulty in concentrating, depression, anxiety are all brain-related issues and can be harmful if precautions are not taken at the right time. When considering nutrients that support brain health, it is important to understand that the brain is like a sponge soaking up what it can to remain active – like nutrients from food and dietary supplements. This is why it is so important to eat a healthy whole foods diet to support brain health. Fortunately, many key vitamins can help you maintain, and even enhance your brain function. Some of the best nutrients are : 1.Vitamin B for brain 2.Vitamin C for cognitive performance 3.Vitamin E for efficiency 4.Vitamin K for sphingolipids

5.POSITIVE PEER GROUP

A Peer group is one of the most important things in anyone’s life. The Peer group can either make us or break us. Having a positive peer group can change your thinking towards life, it also helps you to kill the ANTS!!! (Automatic Negative thoughts) in your body. when like-minded people share their thoughts, share their points of view it helps them to think differently. A peer group with a positive mindset has a positive influence on us. They give us the social support which can be the best tool to beat stress. They give us information, advice, and guidance in all areas of life. It helps to strengthen our relations with each other as well as with other people in our life.

6.CLEAN ENVIRONMENT

Our workplace or the environment in which we live plays an important role in our brain. Keeping things clean at your place or workplace gives us a sense of clarification and we learn how to organize things and it becomes instrumental in our mental wellness. Experts on the psychology of the home have found out that people are often fatigued or depressed when they describe their home as “Messy” or “Cluttered”. On the other hand, people who keep their house, room, or even the place where they work clean are “Restful” and “Productive” and they work with more energy. Messy surroundings always make it difficult for people to focus on a particular task or achieve any goal throughout their day. Study shows that if we clean the space all by ourselves, we feel more optimistic than failure, it boosts our self-esteem. It gives a sense of organization and provides a signal to the brain that we have accomplished success.

7. SLEEP

The most thing for our brain is nothing else than sleep. If we don’t get the right amount of sleep it affects not only the brain but also our brain. All the things we see, we think about the brain stores everything and it recollects it in form of our dream. when we sleep we think that our brain stops working but the reality is that it functions the most at night and it starts creating solutions and various ideas. Having a good sleep at the right time can have so many positive advantages on your brain like 1. Sleep Allows Your Brain Cells To Repair Themselves 2. Sleep Helps Brain ‘Detox’ 3. Sleep Enables Brain Cells to Communicate Effectively

AUTHOR

Chaitanya Toraskar