The brain needs more than a good night’s sleep and a decent diet to give it energy. It’s always good to keep your brain active, and sharp, but also happy which is why National Train Your Brain Day is such a good day to observe. So, on October 13, get involved and improve your brain’s cognition in new and fun ways.
What Is National Train Your Brain Day?
The day was created to pay homage to our brains and to encourage people to come up with ways to gives theirs some exercise. Our thoughts impact how we feel and can be detrimental to our health if we are not careful. So, it is important that we give it some love, try and stay positive, and train it from time to time. There are many ways this can be done, from puzzles to number games, brainteasers to crossword puzzles, there are lots that we can do to train our brains a little on October 13.
By acknowledging the day we are saying that our brains matter, and deserve to get a bit of love. Otherwise, our brains get bored. This is where we can waste time on social media, endlessly scrolling and not giving our thoughts and brain anything useful. It is important to learn new skills for our happiness, which is why having different passions is great for the mind and the soul.
Our brains love to take in new bits of information, and even a complicated task is good for the mind. Working things out, testing our mental capacity, and improving are all part of what makes life so fulfilling. Train your brain on this day, and try to form healthy habits that last.
How To Observe National Train Your Brain Day
There are many ways to pay homage to this day, and it can start with something as small as a word search. Maybe even learn something simple like sudoku. Sure, it can be difficult but there are basic versions that provide a gentle introduction.
There are also plenty of apps that are great for training your brain. Try searching for the most popular ones for different ways to keep your brain sharp. Technology can be a great resource when used positively.
Some people will already do the crossword in the paper, or answer the quiz questions. This is great, but the brain loves new information and tasks so try something new. They say that life begins at the end of your comfort zone, well to an extent, so does brain training.
One of the best ways to observe National Train Your Brain Day is to learn a new skill. The small task of trying brain teasers is easy to do since they are readily available. But, if you have the time to dedicate to learning an instrument, or trying a new sport that requires you to use eye coordination mong other skills, this can be great for your brain.
So, October 13 is a great excuse for getting out of your routine and trying something new – your brain will thank you for it!
When is National Train Your Brain Day?
|This year (2021)||October 13 (Wednesday)||Multiple dates - more|
|Next year (2022)||October 13 (Thursday)||Multiple dates - more|
|Last year (2020)||October 13 (Tuesday)||Multiple dates - more|