Keep mentally fit and flexible!

Think of the brain like a muscle – if it doesn’t get enough exercise, it can lose tone, flexibility, and strength. Keeping mentally fit can help boost your memory, improve problem solving abilities, and even increase feelings of calm during stressful times.

Try some of the exercises and ideas suggested here, and have fun increasing your mental fitness!

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Laughing: Good for your Brain
Mental Fitness

Laughter: Good for Your Brain

Stop me if you heard this one: humor and laughing is really good for you. That's not a joke. It's science!

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Mental Fitness

What Happens When We Eliminate Boredom?

Right there in your pocket, you have a device that can entertain your brain any time you want, and you'll never have to feel bored again. But, is there a cost to never being bored?

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Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

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The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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