The Brain. It’s our most important and yet least understood organ. We rely on it every day. Not just for keeping us alive, but for simple tasks like making us coffee, dressing ourselves, and driving to work.
In fact, there are very few actions one can take that do not involve the brain in some vital role. Now I know what you’re thinking, “isn’t any organ vital? What about the heart?” The answer is yes—but the brain is unique in a special way. It’s the only organ that we decide how and when we use it. It is the only organ that we have control over. You don’t tell your heart when to beat, or how hard. You don’t ask your liver to speed things up, so you can have that extra glass of wine. So, with the brain being the only organ that we consciously use, that is why brain health is so important.
Here are four ways to nurture your noggin:
These simple but imperative methods will help keep your brain working smoothly. I recommend focusing on one or two of these methods to start. Even a little effort can go a long way to helping us have more than just a hat rack sitting on our shoulders.