Are you looking for personal development activities to boost your brain power? Your mind is indeed a very powerful tool, and every human being has been gifted with it. However, most people are either not fully utilizing it to its maximum potential, or they are not taking good care of it. Allow me to share with you how you can improve its capabilities so that you can fully utilize it to the best of its capabilities.
Let me start with one of the most challenging personal development activities I have ever attempted. That is trying out brain teasers. These challenging games are meant to stimulate a deeper level of cognitive thinking so that you force yourself to think and push yourself to the limits, mentally speaking. New brainwaves are formed just by trying to think of a solution to these challenging puzzles. Hence, you do not even need to be able to solve them just to develop your mind. All you need to do is attempt to solve it. Until today, I have yet to solve the Rubik’s cube, but I know that my brain power has been boosted just by attempting to solve it.
The next thing you can try is learning a new language. This can be challenging for some people, especially those who may not be linguists. However, when you learn a new language, you are actually learning a new skill in itself, and that will definitely form new brainwaves in your mind. Now learning a new language is one thing, but speaking and writing it is another. Try to involve as many of your senses in your learning as possible. That way, you will find it easier to retain what you have learnt and apply it in future contexts.
The above-mentioned personal development activities can be a little challenging, so here is something that is a little easier. Try reading widely. The simple act of reading can be beneficial too because not only are you boosting your brain’s power, but you are also feeding yourself with more knowledge, and with that, you are more likely to see things from a different outlook. People who read widely tend to be more open-minded than people who do not. Sometimes it isn’t always about a person’s IQ. I have found that open-minded people are better when it comes to relating to others.