7 Quick Brain Exercises to Sharpen Your Mind

Train your brain with simple mind games that can strengthen brain cells, sharpen motor skills, and improve decision-making abilities.

7 Quick Brain Exercises to Sharpen Your Mind

Keep your memory sharp and train your brain with regular exercises that take only a few minutes each day to play. These exercises complement word games you might already enjoy like crossword puzzles, Sudoku, or strategy games like chess. Simple mind games can help stimulate different areas of your brain which in turn, strengthens your brain cells, sharpens motor skills, and improves decision-making abilities.


Say the Days of the Week Backwards and Alphabetically

Say the Days of the Week Backwards and Alphabetically

Start from either Sunday or Saturday and practice recounting the days of the week backwards. Once you’ve mastered the order, try naming the days in alphabetical order.

3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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