Methods to teach your mind to become sharp and intelligent. Image Courtesy – The Indian Express
Every person wants his mind to be sharp so that he can perform well in studies, perform well in the professional field. Sometimes, our brain works slowly that has an effect on our functioning due to some specific reason. In this article, I will tell you how to make your mind sharp. Some people have their mind sharp by birth. But, if you can train your mind methodically, it becomes sharp and intelligent.
Having nutritious food is necessary
If you want to make your mind sharp then you have to eat nutritious food. Nutritious food includes fish, meat, milk, eggs, ghee, saffron, blueberries and any fruit that is available in a different season. You can eat vegetables such as soybeans, nuts, cashew nuts, almonds, walnuts, green vegetables like spinach, carrots, cabbage, broccoli, mushrooms etc.
Green vegetables are much more enriched with vitamins and minerals. Some of the vegetables like Water Hyssop, Lamb’s Quarters, Water Spinach etc. are very much helpful to improve health, vigour and brain function.
Always try to avoid oily and spicy food or junk food like burger pizza, chowmein momos etc.
Have exercise regularly
If you want to make your mind sharp, you should exercise every day. First of all, make a schedule and daily routine, and then start doing exercise early in the morning. You can do various types of exercise like morning walk, basic physical exercise, yoga, cycling, swimming or you can join a gym. To stay healthy, you should do exercise for at least 30 minutes every day. Exercise increases the flow of blood in our body cells and supplies essential nourishments into our organs. These essential nourishments are very much useful for our brain that controls the whole body.
Read various books
If you want to sharpen your mind, you should read various types of books. It can be any type of book like Story, Poem, Novel, Biography, Short-Story, Travel story, General Knowledge etc.
Play mind-boggling games
Some type of game creates brainstorming like Chess, Sudoku, Word Puzzle, Quiz, Puzzle, Card, Poker, Rubik’s Cube etc. Chess is a game that makes your brain sharper than before. This game is called a pure ‘mind game’. So if you want to teach your mind to become sharp and intelligent, practice chess and other games as well.
Develop a writing habit daily
Many people are fond of writing, and some people are not. Those who are fond of writing, they use to write 2-3 pages every day. Whatever you can write, just write it down – be it a story, a poem, a diary, just make it a habit.
The scientific process behind writing is that when you write, you remember old things. It also helps in strengthening your memory and makes the mind sharp.
Try to stay away from addictions
Always try to stay away from all sorts of addiction such as cigarettes, alcohol, gutkha, pan masala, khaini etc. Addiction affects the mind of a person adversely. An addiction always affects the normal flow of mind, so the electrical impulses of the brain become distorted.
All you know that it takes a lot of minds to apply mathematical solutions. Some people want to avoid mathematics. But if you want to make your mind faster, you should solve some questions of mathematics every day. It is a fact that when you make your mind work, you will be able to increase the capacity of your mind. So, try to solve mathematical questions every day.
Learning new languages
It has been found in various researches that people who speak more than one language have a faster brain than others. So, if you want to make your mind sharp, and increase the capacity of your brain, you should learn different languages. Modern people are more intelligent than the previous ones, and nowadays knowledge of 2-3 language is more common in city people.
Always try to participate in sports
Playing several sports like cricket, badminton, volleyball, football, tennis, increases the capacity of the brain. It also gives good exercise to the body all well. In this way also you can make your mind sharp. It is said that a healthy brain resides in a healthy body.
If you stay healthy, your mind will automatically become sharp and intelligent. Agility comes quickly from playing. The Oxygen reaches into all parts of the body. A good amount of Oxygen also reaches into the brain, which makes the brain work faster.
Watching good films or serials also activates your mind and gives you new ideas. Watching a movie not only entertains but also enriches your mind with a lot of information.
Get 6 to 8 hours of sleep
Doctors also recommend that to stay healthy it is necessary to get 6 to 8 hours of sleep. If you sleep sound, your brain becomes very sharp and active and it works better. You will be able to perform better in your studies or in your professional field.
Maintain a stress-free life
To make your brain work faster, it is most important that you stay stress-free. In today’s life, everyone has a lot of stress in the office and also in the home. Try to practice meditation at a particular time every day. It helps to maintain a stress-free life and boosts your capacity of the brain.
Always keep learning something new
This method is best to increase the capacity of your mind. The brain develops to those people who utilize their minds every day. They keep on learning something new every day like cooking new cuisine, embroidery stitching, teaching to children, painting, drawing, creating new websites and apps etc. Learning can be done in any field. It has no fixed criteria. The more you learn the more active your brain will be.
Believe in yourself
It is very important to become confident. Confidence is directly related to your mind. If you have a lot of confidence in you, then your mind also works fast in accomplishing the task. Therefore one must believe in himself. Practice thinking confident thoughts, make it a dominating habit, and you will develop such a strong sense of power that regardless of what difficulties arise you, you will be able to overcome it.
These are some basic methods by which you can teach your mind to become sharp and intelligent and present yourself much better than others in society.