Many of us appreciate the need and benefit of physical exercise, but how intentional are we about exercising our minds? Just as our bodies need physical activities, our brain also must be exercised regularly for optimal.

What is mental exercise, and why is it important.
Mental exercise, also known as brain training, is the use of structured cognitive activities to help improve specific brain functions. Brainteasers, such as crosswords, puzzles, Rubik cube and sudoku help challenge you mentally and keeps your brain active.

The neuroplasticity of the brain means that it can change continuously over the course of a person’s lifetime. By exposing our brain regularly to activities that challenge its normal state of thinking, we are enhancing our mental fitness and encouraging our minds to stay sharp.

Answers for questions posted Jan 1 – 9
Q. What is unique about the number 8,549,176,320?
– It contains all the single digit numbers (0-9) in alphabetical order.

Q. Before Mt Everest was discovered, what was the world’s highest mountain?
– It was always Mt Everest.

Q. Johnny’s mother had three children. The first was child was named April and the second named May. What was the third child’s name?
– Johnny

Q. If you had only one match and entered a dark room containing an oil lamp, some kindling wood, and a newspaper, which would you light first?
– The match

Q. What should replace the question mark?
1 3 5
2 4 ?
– R for Reverse

Q. How can two people share a cake fairly with a single knife cut?
– One person cuts the cake and the other picks first.

Q. ABCDE x 4 = EDCBA
– A= 2, B=1, C=9, D=7, E=8 (21978 X 4 = 87912)