The human mind is that element that enables you to be aware of the world and your experiences, to think, and to feel. Franklin D. Roosevelt once said that men are not prisoners of fate, but prisoners of their own minds. Taking care of your mind is really about taking care of one of the most important elements of you.
Call An Old Friend
Life can get so busy that we forget the things that matter… relationships. Old friends bring lots of happy memories to mind. They remind you of the person you once were and it helps you better judge the person you have become. Call one old friend every fortnight.
Get a Digital Detox
Internet addiction has now become a very real psychological problem. Too much dependence on technology is increasing stress levels, reducing productivity and focus and stunting creativity. Spend time reflecting and planning your day each morning before you indulge technology.
You are better off taking breaks every 90 minutes (where applicable) than attempting to work 4 straight hours. It gets you exhausted and then you can’t do much after. You also need to sleep enough. While it’s usually hard to cut out the 8 hours daily, afternoon naps can help revive your energy during the day
The linkages between what you eat and how it affects how you think and feel are undeniable. Green leafy vegetables, omega 3 fatty acids from fish, nuts and dark coloured berries are great sources of nutrients for your brain.
Winston Churchill was right when he said that the empires of the future are the empires of the mind. I believe they are empires of great minds. What will you do today to take care of your mind?