Eight simple steps to increase your intellectual wellness
- Read for fun
- Debate an issue with a friend, but choose the viewpoint opposite the one you hold.
- Improve your skills for studying and learning.
- Learn a foreign language.
- Play a board game.
- Play a musical instrument.
- Write down your thoughts or journal frequently.
- Do crossword or sudoku puzzles.
Learn more about each at: https://news.illinoisstate.edu/2014/03/seven-simple-steps-increase-intellectual-wellness/
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