Email Consent Statement
Holiday AL Management Sub, LLC | 631 W Morse Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32789 | HolidaySeniorLiving.com
Right brain/left brain: Here’s how to train both
There’s more value than you might think in training your brain. Research has shown that keeping the brain active can increase vitality, prevent mental decline and may even build upon reserves of brain cells and connections. It’s been suggested that staying mentally active may result in the generation of new brain cells. And that’s a pretty big deal.
It doesn’t matter if your left brain (logic, math, facts) or your right brain (intuition, arts, imagination) is more naturally dominant, you’ll want to keep both sides sharp and engaged. If you’d like to learn more about right brain/left brain theory, Healthline has a great write-up. But as our goal is putting both sides of your cranium to work, we’re going to skip straight to the part that’s full of fun and beneficial activities.
Learn something new
Pick something you’re passionate about and study up! Lifelong learning will keep your brain engaged with tasks that require both creativity and logic, and you’ll be able to wow your friends with insights at your next dinner party.
Find a hobby that requires focus
If you’re ready to master something new, but taking a class doesn’t appeal to you, why not pick up a new hobby? Hobbies that call for intense focus (think chess, intricate models and advanced crafts) will stimulate your brain in much the same way that taking up a new subject of study will.
Games engage the mind and refresh any number of skills each and every time we take the time to play. Try Sudoku or crossword puzzles if you’re solo or grab a friend for a round of backgammon or checkers. In truth, any game that keeps your attention will benefit your brain. Go on, get into it, it’s good for you!
Make something beautiful
Art is a wonderful practice for a lot of reasons and brain health just happens to be one of them. By indulging your creative side, you’ll stimulate your mind, relieve stress and maybe even bolster your problem-solving abilities. And bonus, you’ll likely walk away with something beautiful to behold.
Create your profile now.
Please provide the following information to begin creating your profile. Your email address will be used as your user name.
Sign up with
Create your password now.
Passwords should be 8 characters or more in length. Use a combination of upper- and lower-case letters, numbers and one or more of the following symbols: +.
Stay in touch with Holiday Retirement.
We'd like to stay in touch with you and we hope you'd like to ask well. We can provide you with regular email updates, or with your permission, reach out via phone from time to time. You are always welcome to contact us if you have any questions or wish to discuss options
You can access your profile at any time by clicking or tapping on the "Favorites" in the site menu:
Sign up to create your profile now
Creating a Holiday Retirement Profile allows you to access your Favorites and to:
- Save and share information on specific Holiday communities
- Save and share resources, checklists, maps and more
- Designate topics that you are interested in so a Holiday representative can better identify what information might be most helpful to you
- Indicate how and how often you‘d like Holiday representatives to contact you.
Log in with your email address