ing you to quickly problem solve on a regular
Reading is helpful to the mind and body.
For the mind: it encourages growth of neurons and synapses which will be useful if you
have to kill a few pulling an all-nighter on occasion. For those who find joy in reading, this
helps the body as your stress levels decrease
and your body is able to relax and refresh
itself outside sleeping.
Try a physical puzzle
While previously mentioned brain teasers
are certainly handy, jigsaw or other spatial
puzzles provide a different approach to
problem solving. Rather than zeroing in on
a detailed solution, you’re forced to take a
step back to see what the bigger picture can
be. This way of thinking can be useful when
confronted with issues in the workplace with
no obvious answer.
Run a lap or two
If you’re not a runner that’s ok, but you
need to find some form of exercise you enjoy.
This is both a mental and physical booster.
Endorphins reduce stress which can help you
think more clearly. Exercise also keeps the
body from becoming lethargic, so you’re always ready to act whenever you have a break
Use your hands
Have you ever given directions and used
your hands to point to an imaginary map?
That’s muscle memory at work. Stage actors
often transcribe their lines by hand onto paper to aid in line memorization because the
act of writing forces more tactile senses into
These are a few pointers to help you in your
business endeavors. The important thing to
remember is that you are the backbone of your
business so take great care of yourself.