P hysical State of
M ental and
By E. Kelly Gray
into business is exciting and
adventurous. However, it
can also be a draining experience if you’re
not prepared. These tips will help keep your
mind sharp and your body able to keep up
with your aspirations.
Don’t neglect the ZZZZZ’s
complex carbohydrates that will provide
even energy for a sustained time rather than
a simple, sugar spike carbohydrate. Aim to be
a lean, green, thinking machine.
Break up the routine
If you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re
going to have a rough time thinking on your
feet to solve that last minute crisis. Also, it’s
not just the brain that needs sleep; the body
needs to regenerate to function properly.
It’s so easy to fall into autopilot, but that’s
the thing you mustn’t do! When you do
things on autopilot you stop creating different pathways in your brain. To keep yourself
on your toes, try switching your hands with
simple tasks such as eating with a fork or texting a quick message.
Have a healthy diet
There is a reason it’s called brain food.
Fruits and veggies rich in nutrients protect
brain cells from damage. Limit the saturated
fats and high calorie intake. Sluggish food
leads to a sluggish mind and body. Choose
Whether it’s Scrabble, Sudoku or just the
daily crossword puzzle, working on mentally
demanding puzzles is a great brain workout.
The exertion placed on the brain to solve
problems strengthens neural pathways, help-