We hear all around us how important physical exercise is for our overall health. But we may not hear enough about how mental exercising can greatly improve the way our minds work.
Here are a few methods to improve your cognitive skills you should definitely consider:
Memory or any kind of mind games
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So here are some goodies for your brain, with answers as well. Don’t peek though!
What do you call a bear that doesn’t have any ears?
Answer: The correct answer is a ‘B’. Yup, that would be the word “bear” without the “ear” in it. (I bet you didn’t this coming).
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What always stays hot even if you put it in the fridge or the freezer?
Answer: It’s pepper. It’s the hottest thing you’ll be able to keep in the fridge.
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Can you think of a word that is only seven letters long, but can be rearranged to spell at least 10 other words?
Answer: Therein. This word can be rearranged to create the following words: there, here, in, rein, ere, here, he, her, herein, the. Yes, indeed.
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Can you think of a word that would still sound the same even if you removed the first, middle, or last letter from the word? (This one’s really tricky).
Answer: The word is “empty”. If you take away the E, P, or the Y, the word can still be pronounced. For example, ‘MT’ still sounds like “empty” and so does ‘EMPT’ if you put emphasis on the T. Cool!
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Imagine you’re in a room with no doors, and no windows. All that you have is a table and a mirror. How can you escape? (You’ll never guess this one).
Answer: You look in the mirror and see what you saw, then you take the saw and cut the table in half. Two halves make a whole, so you put the hole on the wall and climb out.
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The more you take away from this, the bigger it becomes. Do you know what it is?
Answer: The answer is a hole.
You can take dirt away from a hole long into the night and the hole will only get bigger and bigger. Much like debt.
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