Neurobic Exercises

  • Try other neural building and strengthening exercises with everyday movements. Use your opposite hand to brush your teeth, dial the phone or operate the TV remote.
  • Changing the usual smell you wake up to in the morning, i.e. coffee or tea with a different smell or freshly baked bread will activate new neural pathways.
  • Use your non-dominant hand to brush teeth, eat food, brush hair or write.
  • To use the side of your brain you don’t normally use close your eyes to wash, dress, open the front door, find your keys. This will help you strengthen your sense of touch.
  • * To force you to use your other senses wear ear plugs when completing simple tasks.
  • * If you use the lift at work on a regular basis learn Braille for the numbers.
  • If you have photographs or pictures on or around your workstation then turn them upside down.
  • To sample new aromas and surroundings shop at different places
  • As social deprivation can impair brain functions engage in communication with a shop assistant or at the bus stop.
  • To help revitalize your brain instead of having a cup of tea in your break time go for a brisk walk.
  • If you normally write with a pen try writing with a pencil.
  • Travel to work using a different transport or a different route.
  • To use more than one of your senses in a different way try listening to a piece of music and smell a certain aroma at the same time.