Healthy Huskies

Intellectual Wellness

Intellectual Wellness is recognizing ways to expand knowledge, skills, and understanding through lifelong learning and curiosity, and sharing your knowledge with others. Studies show that increasing intellectual wellness leads to improved cognition, open-mindedness, clearer thinking, improved concentration and memory, the creation of neural pathways to support brain growth, and an overall more stimulating life.

 Ways to increase Intellectual Wellness

  • Keep a journal
  • Do a daily crossword puzzle or other brain stimulating activity
  • Examine topics from multiple perspectives
  • Try something new
  • Unleash your creativity
  • Eat foods high in Omega-3's
    • Fish, nuts, plant oils, etc.
  • Get a good night's sleep
  • Read a book

Benefits of Intellectual Wellness

  • Improved focus and clarity of thought
  • Improved mood and expanded mindset
  • Enhanced brain functioning and learning capabilities
  • Minimized stress
  • Improved organizational skills
  • Support brain growth
  • Feeling of overall achievement

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