There are good ways to challenge your brain. Research has shown that people who read books, do crafts, or play music, etc., are less likely to develop dementia. Pursue a mentally stimulating activity with a group of friends-that is what studies show is best for mood and brain health.
Physical activity may be more beneficial than completing a crossword puzzle~Knopman.
The mind needs a stress break and some concede that anxiety negatively impacts the brain. Neurological problems can occur when our stress is out of control. We think this because stress hormone levels that are too high can damage the brain.
It is crucial to find calming techniques that work for you. Some find that talking to a friend is helpful; other people find that meditation reduces stress. Exercise and journal writing have proven beneficial which cause the stress to be more managable, and memory seemed to get back on track as well~Albert (REDBOOKMAG.COM)
The Healthy & Unhealthy Brain!