No matter what your day consists of—whether you’re at home, work, or school—get more out of it, be in the moment more, and be more productive by giving your brain a little boost. Think about how little changes can make a big impact on your day, like how a better pair of shoes relieves foot and back pain. Do the same for your brain with a few eas, enjoyable changes.
Here’s the best one: another study shows that dark chocolate (at least 70% cacao) may boost your brain (mood and memory) while also reducing stress levels, inflammation, and boosting immunity. It sounds too good to be true only because most chocolate we eat is candy, with minimal chocolate and tons of sugar and milk, but cacao is a plant, and plants can do some wonderful things, especially if they’re high in flavonoids like chocolate is. For the best results, look for a high percentage of cacao that hasn’t been made using the Dutch process/alkalizing agents, which destroys most of the antioxidants.
How you start your day can also make a huge difference, with only a small amount of time. Give your brain a little bit of time to wake up in the morning before getting going. A few minutes to kick start your cardiovascular system and to orient yourself can make a huge difference in how you feel over the course of the morning.
And don’t forget breakfast. While a balanced breakfast is the best way to rev up your digestion for the day while loading up on nutrients and energy, minimally grab some protein before heading out. Hunger drains your brain and your body.
If you’re already a master of the morning, try picking up a brain boosting habit like exercise, meditation, or just a hobby you enjoy. Treat your brain in the morning to help it focus for the rest of the day.
If you’re short on time or just want an extra boost, make sure you’re taking some colloidal gold each day. Reported to boost mood, memory, focus, creativity, hand-eye coordination and more, colloidal gold only takes a second to help start your day off on the right foot.
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