Tips to Improve your Memory and Boost Brain Power

Tips to Improve your Memory and Boost Brain Power

Having issues in remembering appointments, items you need at the grocery store or places where you put your keys? Everyone people have moments when something slips out of their mind. If this has been happening to you with enhanced frequency, try few easy brain exercises each day to help improving brain memory.

Mental workouts are effective for your brain and easier than physical workouts are for your body. Some tips for enhancing your brain memory are listed below:

Get a good night sleep
Poor or improper sleep at night takes a toll on everything, including job performance to your daily chores, and especially brain memory. Sleep is a key time for the brain to solidify connections between neurons, which help us to remember more of our tasks effortlessly.

Exercise & get your body moving
Regular exercise increases your heart rate that gets proper flow of blood to your brain, thus keeping your memory sharp. Activity like running, swimming, biking for at least 30 minutes enlarges the hippocampus that is regarded as the ‘memory center of the brain’.

Avoid multitasking
Juggling too many things, bounds you to forget things. As it turns out, brain doesn’t actually multitask. Instead, it switches focus from one thing to the other. Brain actually needs about eight seconds to commit a piece of information to memory, so if you’re talking on the phone and carrying groceries when you put down your car keys, you are unlikely to remember where you have left your keys.

Get yourself organized
Systematically jot down tasks, declutter your home and note down your appointments. Live by to-do lists, keep them updating and checking the items you have completed. Physically noting down new information helps to reinforce activities in brain.

Stay mentally pro-active
People that are cognitively active possess better memory as they age. So quiz yourself, flex your brain and improve your memory power by playing Crossword and Sudoku like puzzles.

Balance your stress
Chronic stress and depression, contribute memory loss and the destruction of brain cells. Hence avoid physical as well as mental stress

Feed your brain
Despite comprising only 2% of the body’s weight, brain grabs more than 20% of daily energy consumption. So a healthy diet is good for your brain as it is for your overall health and eating right may is fuel for powerful brain!

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