Friday, January 4, 2013

Inspire Your Brain (Don't Ignore It)

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What to do -  How to inspire your brain:

  • Take care of stress.
  • Avoid dulling routine.
  • Do something creative every day.
  • Read poetry, spiritual material or anything else that makes you feel uplifted.
  • Take time to be in nature.
  • Bond with another person who is heartwarming.
  • Pay attention to being happy.
  • Make sure you take time every day by yourself to relax, meditate and self-reflect.
  • Deal with negative emotions like anger and anxiety.
  • Focus on activity that makes you feel fulfilled.
  • Give of yourself.
  • Follow a personal vision.
  • Attach yourself to a cause that is bigger than you are.
  • Take the risk to love and be loved.

  • What not to do - How to ignore your brain:

    • Get set in your ways.
    • Don't look beyond your opinions, likes and dislikes.
    • Isolate yourself from others.
    • Take relationships for granted.
    • Reconcile yourself to going downhill as you age.
    • Look upon the past as the best time of your life.
    • Forget about having ideals.
    • Act on selfish impulses.
    • Don't examine what makes you tick.
    • Give in to anger and anxiety.
    • Let life take care of itself.
    • Go along to get along.
    • Assume that you are automatically right.
    • Avoid anything new or challenging.
    • Put up with stress.
    • Take no emotional risks.
    • Distract yourself with mindless diversions like watching sports for hours on end.

    • From, "Super Brain", by Deepak Chopra.

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