brain likes challenges

Brain Likes Challenge

Do you like challenges? Even if not, there is a high probability that your brain does!

We are individuals, and as such, our relationships with others form an important part of our identities. Are you a dentist or an aviator? Are you working at the moment? Well, that says a lot about who you are!

And if your relationship with work is not going well, calm down, this is just one of your faces and we will help you think about how to improve your self-esteem and, perhaps, the world around you!

Well, many come to this conversation looking for advice and tips on how to improve their lives, on how to get out of a stage of stagnation or sadness. We look for words that move us, that fill us and that make us feel better.

Talk about brain challenge calls people who, somehow, feel that their brain needs attention. Might be because of emotional issues – as we just pointed out above – but could be because of some disease that affects their genetic background. Alzheimer’s and dementia are just some of the diseases that affect this organ that commands our body and our thoughts.

Come, let’s take a closer look!

LinkedIn is a space for mutual support, engagement, and empowerment, and we, at learnwithscience, defend that getting up and moving is related to the physical, but also the brain!

Physitians of all around have been talking about the importance of challenging the brain to keep us apart from getting early dementia. The math seems simple, you occupy the brain area that is ready to learn – the cognitive works as a tool of structuring and restructuring the neurons and that could postpone disease and increase the wellbeing of adults that, sometimes, fell staffed!

Amazingly, learning a new language or a new skill is one of the ways to work out with your brain cells and reduce stress. We focus on new tasks, change the flow of thought, and for a few hours our body rests from the worries of the outside. Besides…

Learning helps us to set and achieve goals that are strongly connected to higher levels of wellbeing. We thrive when these goals are chosen by us, have a positive focus, and align with our values. Learning is more than just formal education. It’s about being curious about the world around us and learning from our environment, other people, and the resources we can access.

Source: The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

 

When we learn a new language, our mind travels overseas, along with the new words, muscles that were stopped in our mouth begin to move, we can learn to hum a new song or even search for new places in the world to visit.

We daydream when we invest energy in our desires and, even if they seem distant, mystics all over the earth warn: let’s take care of what we very much desire, because this dream can come true! The pleasure of activity releases dopamine, helps us relax the front part of our brain, and slows down ageing!

We know from studies that starting at the age of about 25, your brain starts to decline, in terms of working memory, efficiency, processing speed, those kinds of things. As you age, these declines become steeper. The argument is that as we get into older age, bilingualism puts the brakes on and makes that decline less steep. Evidence from older adults is the strongest kind supporting a bilingual advantage.

                                             Source: SKIBBA, 2018

Many scientific arguments say feeding dreams can make us happier people. When we want something good to happen, we are mentalizing, putting good energies into ideas and plans for a better future.

So, if you can, invest in yourself, walk, talk to strangers, help others, learn a new language. learnwithscience is an invitation for you to have a tutor, a company that will guide you in your discovery. Of a new language, of a new culture… of new dreams.

Up to the next!

 

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