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Create Brain-Healthy Routines

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What is like 1,000 steps for your brain?

Like your body, your brain benefits from daily exercise. The expression 2 + 5 + 7 can help establish a daily pathway of simple steps to forming brain-healthy habits that can build better brain health.


Your brain is capable of change. Neuroplasticity makes it possible to improve your focus and mental capacity based upon how you use your brain. By challenging yourself to adopt a growth mindset and take small steps toward healthier daily practices, you can create significant brain changes over time.


  • Take small, yet challenging, steps toward larger goals (2 times/day.)
  • Give your brain a break from stimuli and intentional thinking (5 times/day.)
  • Innovate many possible solutions to a challenging problem (7 possibilities.)
  • Place your brain health and performance at the top of your daily priorities.

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