Being smarter is a choice that you can make; You may be the sharpest person on earth but the moment you stop developing yourself intelligence may decline. To ensure that you continue being smarter, take up one of these hobbies and you’ll find yourself healthier and in some instances even richer:
Reading a good book not only provides us with information but also helps us to experience emotions that positively influence our lives. It’s through reading that we understand what happens around us, we also are entertained and above all it helps in reducing stress. Reading every day gives you more value that you can imagine; these are things that you only realise when you miss them.
Playing a musical instrument
They say that music gives a pleasure which cannot be equated with any other. It helps in stimulating the brain, a fact that has been proven through research. It invokes emotions that help you relax. Science has found that listening or playing a musical instrument helps in increasing memory capacity; it also teaches us to be patient and gives us perseverance- attributes that come in handy in money management. Engaging in playing a musical instrument or listening to music has more benefits than imagined, it will make you smarter and give you skill that will come in handy throughout your life.
Meditation helps us to focus on our lives; it helps us to know ourselves better. Through this activity, we reduce our stress levels; we worry less and remain calm and composed. Through meditation, you will learn how to think and plan more effectively. Do it regularly and you could be in full control of your life.
Exercise not only helps you relax but also ensures that you lead a healthy life. The beauty of this is that you don’t have to spend money on gym memberships. There are plenty of exercises that can be done even in the comfort of your home. Start with these before moving on to something different, take a walk, cycle, go swimming, and do press ups and sit ups when you wake in the morning. Doing this regularly has many benefits to your health and life in general.
Make these your hobbies and your life will be different, you’ll grow smarter, healthier and maybe even richer.