Exercise the body as well
By exercising your physical body, there are a number of mental benefits as well. Regular exercise will increase the blood flow to the brain and will help with long-term memory. People who exercise can also become better sleepers, which helps provide your mind a chance to fully recover at night and allows you to be able to tackle a variety of intellectual challenges with a better success rate.
Enjoy some music
Scientific studies have found that listening to music can help one become better performers who can memorize music sheets easier. At the same time, learning to play an instrument allows the brain to rewire the connections it has so that the brain can work more effectively. However, it’s important to keep in mind that listening to music while working or studying can actually act as a distraction.
Trying something new
By deciding to try a new activity or hobby allows your brain to be more stimulated and that will eventually allow your alertness and processing capacity to increase. This can also include listening to a new music album or taking a stroll through a new neighborhood. Heck, you could even go to a new restaurant; it’s all part of showing your brain something new to process.