"Genius is in-born, may it never be still-born."

"Oysters, irritated by grains of sand, give birth to pearls. Brains, irritated by curiosity, give birth to ideas."

"Brainpower is the bridge to the future; it is what transports you from wishful thinking to willful doing."

"Unless you keep learning & growing, the status quo has no status."

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

TOP 10 TIPS FOR A HEALTHY BRAIN, by Dr Paul Nussbaum

Here are my quick takeaways from an interesting article - not groundbreaking, but nonetheless, definitely useful to be reminded - by Dr Paul Nussbaum [a neuropsychologist & an adjunct associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine] in Reader's Digest:

1) Engage yourself in the Complex & Novel;

2) Exercise Regularly;

3) Socialise & Have Fun!

4) Be Health Conscious;

5) Slow Down & Appreciate the Silence;

6) Do Not Retire from Life;

7) Reduce & Eliminate Smoking, Drinking & Other Drugs;

8) Set Financial Goals;

9) Adopt a Nutrient-Rich Diet;

10) Maintain Strong Connections;

Readers can go to this link to read the original article in its entirety.

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