Success in life is determined by how we choose to use our brain.
For some, it could be argued that it comes easy to achieve things in life; from passing exams to simply holding a conversation. For others, it appears to be hard to achieve success at anything remotely intelligent.
Don't despair! We can all achieve success - we just have to make use of our brain power.
As we all know, the brain is a complex organ which is separated into two distinct halves. The right side of the brain is renowned for its creative properties, whereas the left side is known for processing more logical thoughts.
Most people tend to use one side of the brain more than the other. For example, academics have more strength in their left side of the brain, whilst artists use more of the right side of the brain.
Those who have both sides of the brain working in harmony tend to have a well-ordered mind, capable of intuitive brilliance. Not only can they have logical thought, but they have the imagination to be creative with those thoughts and turn an opportunity around to bring unimaginable success.
Getting a balanced mind can be achieved by exercising it regularly and stimulating it with challenges, using both logical and creative thought processes.
Keeping the brain active is important for your future success. It can also make you more resilient to pressures of life and open to opportunities around you. Remember that a relaxed mind can help you to control your thought process and enable you to focus on what is important in your life.
If we feel anxious, our breathing often becomes quick and shallow. Try breathing slowly and deeply to replenish your mind. By using meditation techniques, you can retrain your brain to focus on what matters in life, to bring you success.
By Christina Fields
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