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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Intelligence


Tzai Chi
~ Intelligence. Brilliance, Esprit ~

Your brain needs exercise. If you use it often in the right ways, you will become a more skilled thinker & increase your  ability to focus. But if you never use your  brain or abuse it with harmful chemicals,  your ability  to think & learn will deteriorate. Human intelligence is more than abstract processing power ; it’s about the interaction between mind, body and the world around us.

HowTo Increase Your Intelligence ? :

1.    Minimize Television Watching.
Watching television doesn’t use your mental capacity or allow it to recharge. You feel drained after a couple hours of TV. Your  eyes are sore & tired from being focused on the light box for so long.
If you’re too tired, listen to some music or have a conversation with friends and family. All of these things use your mind more than television & allow you to relax.

2.    Exercise.
Exercise always leads to greater learning because it improves productivity during the time afterwards. Using your body clears your head & creates a wave of energy. Afterwards, you can concentrate more easily.

3.    Read Challenging Books.
Ifyou want to improve your  thinking & writing ability you should read books that make you focus. Reading a classic novel can change your  view of the world & make you think more precise, elegant English. Take your time, re-read when necessary, and you’ll soon grow accustomed to the author’s style. The Challenge of  learning new ideas is far more exciting than any tacky suspense-thriller.

4.    Early to Bed, Early to Rise.
 You’ll be most rejuvenated if you go to bed early and don’t sleep more than 8 hours. If you stay up late, you’ll wake up lethargic & have trouble focusing. Waking up early gives you more productive hours & maximizes your mental acuity all day. If you have the opportunity, take 10-20 minute naps  when you are hit with a wave of drowsiness. Anything longer will make you lethargic, but a short nap will refresh you.

5.    Take Time to Reflect.
It becomes difficult to concentrate because nagging thoughts keep interrupting. Spending some time alone in reflection gives you a chance organize your thoughts & prioritize your responsibilities. Take a solitary walk. Someone famous said, “ All the best ideas occur  while walking ”

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction”
~ Albert Einstein ~

“ An intelligent person is never  afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things  
~ Bryant H. McGill ~


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Credit : John Wesley, www.pickthebrain.com

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