Your Brain Needs a Workout
"Reading is fundamental." - Ru Paul
Reading books, magazines, articles or even this blog is you actively taking your brain to the gym. Researchers at Stanford found that reading expands multiple cognitive functions, and improves the blood flow to your brain.
Watching television, on the other hand, drops your brain activity to lower than when you are asleep.
Don't be a brain zombie. Turn off your TV and read instead.
Each morning, I find something interesting and new to read. This task quickly gets pretty darn hard, looking for interesting new things each day. Today, I'm rereading my favorite marketer, Jason Miller over at LinkedIn.
Check out his brilliant content here: The Sophisticated Marketer's Guide to LinkedIn.
Jessica Higgins, JD MBA BB is a researcher, consultant and marketing communications professional. Her research and publications help executives and everyday people better understand the impacts of emerging cultural trends. She holds executive and board positions in companies in technology, consulting and the arts. Her book, The 10 Most Effective Business Communication Skills: Practical Strategies from the World's Greatest Leaders will release in August of 2018.