50 Ways to Improve your IQ
Here are 50 of the most effective techniques on how to improve IQ:
Tip #1: Deep breathing
Deep breathing exercise will help you calm and relax your body and mind. When you do this, you are trying to eliminate the stressors which may affect your thinking and memory.
Tip #2: Make a journal
Having a journal or taking down some notes will make things easy for you. You can even memorize a sentence or a paragraph in just a few minutes. This proves that your memory is working well and you are trying to improve your IQ.
Tip #3: Learn new things
Most of the time, learning new things will help you discover something which you are not capable of doing in the past. Why not explore or discover something which you are not aware of and that maybe the reason for you to identify more of your capabilities.
Tip #4: Speed reading
Speed reading has something to do with our unconscious mind. The mind is able to absorb all the information when you do speed reading. This means you are able to pick up more information’s.
Tip #5: Frequent and short breaks
We also need to take regular break so that our mind will be relaxed and will absorb all the recent activities and information’s that we have done.
Tip #6: Use acronyms
Using acronyms will also make things easier for you. By merely, reading a short and simple word, your mind will easily identify what a word really means.
Tip #7: Eat heavy breakfast
The best meal of the day is breakfast because this is where you get the energy that you will be using for the whole day. That is why it is important to choose healthy foods and beverages.
Tip #8: Utilize your body
Moving is one of the most helpful tool when it comes to learning and development at the same time. You express yourself through movement that is why you are able to improve your talent and skills.
Tip #9: Meditate
Meditation is one of the healthiest exercise for the body and mind as well. Eliminating all the negative things into your mind and changing it into a positive vibes will help you enhance your IQ.
Tip #10: Limit sugar intake
Sugar can easily make you lethargic and tired. Too much sugar will make things difficult for you wherein you will have hard time thinking and memorizing.
Tip #11: Determine EQ
Emotional quotient (EQ) should not be taken for granted because you will not have an improved IQ if you ignore what you truly feel about yourself.
Tip #12: Do downtime
Downtime means that you are doing something worthwhile while falling in line or travelling. You may not be aware that you are doing something to improve your IQ until you noticed it.
Tip #13: Exercise
Exercise has a great contribution to our mind and body. This remodels and improves our brain into something healthy and fit.
Tip #14: Use your senses
You will not develop or improve your IQ if you will not use all your senses. Your senses are like an instrument which you need to utilize in order to achieve something.
Tip #15: Relax your brain
Learning can be fast and effective if your brain is relaxed and comfortable. Perhaps, you already noticed that you have difficulty learning when your mind is overwhelmed with problems and negative vibes.
Tip #16: Take antioxidants
Taking antioxidants will protect your brain cells. Some foods that are rich in antioxidants are raisins, blackberries, kale, spinach, prunes, raspberries, garlic, strawberries and cranberries.
Tip #17: Use intuition
Intuition will expand and broaden your awareness not only to yourself but with the things that are happening around you.
Tip #18: Reduce TV watching
Watching television does not make use our mental capacity which means that the brain is not well exercise. You absorb new information however; your body is not doing anything.
Tip #19: Read books and magazines
Often times, it is better to read educational books rather than sit in front of the television and watch your favourite TV show.
Tip #20: Sleep early and wake up early
Sleeping early will make you feel relaxed and comfortable when you wake up in the morning. In the morning when you wake up, you will be prepared with the unexpected things that might happen.
Tip #21: Play chess
Actually, chess is considered to be one of the hardest yet very effective games that are used when enhancing IQ. This may be a difficult game but you will observe that you are making use of your metal capabilities accordingly.
Tip #22: Limit or avoid caffeine or alcoholic beverages
Caffeine and alcohol will limit your memory. This is why it is important not to drink too much caffeine so that you can absorb all information’s easily.
Tip #23: Avoid arguments
Arguments will make you feel depressed and exhausted. Rather than arguing, it would be best if you stop yourself from creating an argument and thinking of the negative things.
Tip #24: Eat fish
Fish will speed up the brain waves as well as improve concentrations. Fish do not just provide the body with healthy body but also with healthy mind.
Tip #25: Find a model
Find someone who will inspire and motivate you to achieve your goals and dreams in life. You can also be a role model in your own way.
Tip #26: Do what you enjoy most
Most of the time, it is essential to do something which makes you happy and satisfied. Feeling good about yourself will help you to become a person will the right attitude, skills and knowledge.
Tip #27: Communicate
Rather than isolating yourself, why not try to communicate with your family and friends. They are the ones who can explore things which you do not yet know about yourself.
Tip #28: Use various tools when learning
You should not only stick to what you are used to doing when you try to absorb new knowledge and information. Most of the time, various tools will help you to memorize without having any difficulty at all.
Tip #29: Share your knowledge
Sharing what you know will help you improve your IQ. Make use of simple words that are easy to understand so that the learning can easily understand what you are trying to share to them. Make your teaching interesting so that they will listen and participate with you.
Tip #30: Avoid multitasking
Multitasking can be helpful but can also be unhelpful. Try to do things one at a time so that you will not pressure and stress yourself.
Tip #31: Time management
Modify the things that you must do and eliminate those which you think will not help you in gaining new knowledge and skills.
Tip #32: Classic music
When you listen to classic and instrumental music, you are making a sense into your mind and you are able to relax your mind. When you do this, you will have a positive feeling when learning and absorbing new things.
Tip #33: Positive attitude
When you have a positive attitude towards your future, you are aware of what are your strengths and what you should be doing to fulfil your dreams in life.
Tip #34: Be creative
Being creative is one way to boost and amplify your emotional quotient and intelligence quotient. Be creative with the things that you want to do and you will realize that you are enjoying and learning from it.
Tip #35: Self awareness
Do self awareness so that you will not what is your real purpose in life. By doing this, you will know what are your priorities in life.
Tip #36: Sing and dance
It would be better if you spend time to relax by dancing and singing with your friends. Having a relaxed mind means having a better thinking.
Tip #37: Eat nuts
According to some studies that were made, nuts like almonds and walnuts have great effect when it comes to brain power. Perhaps, this is the reason why people eat nuts when reviewing before a big examination.
Tip #38: Determine temperature
There are people who can easily think when they are in a cool and relaxing environment. Make sure that you are in a comfortable place when you are reviewing or memorizing.
Tip #39: Take vitamins regularly
It is essential to take vitamins regularly so that your immune system will be maintained. It is essential to take vitamins like vitamin C and E that will protect not only your mind but also your body.
Tip #40: Take herbs
Herbs like sniff basil, gingko biloba and rosemary can help in keeping a good and healthy memory. Herbs are reliable because it does not cause problems or serious side effects to the body because it is natural.
Tip #41: Drink plenty of fluids
It is important to drink clear fluids and fresh fruit juices because it will help in refreshing your mind and body.
Tip #42: Ask question
If you have difficulty thinking of the answer to your question, it would be better if you will be asking someone’s help.
There is nothing wrong in gaining knowledge from other people.
Tip #43: take down notes
If you have something new in mind or you have gained something new, why not take it down so that you will remember what you have learned.
This can even help you in gaining more new knowledge.
Tip #44: Mozart listening
Many people have proven that listening to Mozart music helps them gain more knowledge and absorb new information’s. The mind easily absorbs something which is pleasing to hear. By merely listening to the music, you are amplifying your IQ.
Tip #45: Determine foods you eat
There are several foods that can affect your memory and IQ and these are artificial sweeteners, corn syrup, colas, food colourings, white bread and more. This must be limited because this causes difficulty when focusing and concentrating.
Tip #46: Drink some wine
Wine is not just good for the heart but for the brain as well. However, you should make sure that you take wine moderately so that you will not have any health problem while drinking wine.
Tip #47: Feed the brain
Eat bananas, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cheese, collard greens, oatmeal, peanuts, salmon, yogurt and more. These are the most common foods that we need to take regularly to maintain a healthy mind and body.
Tip #48: Explore something new
There are times, when we learn something from unexpected things and events. There is nothing wrong in exploring and discovering something new so long as you learn from it.
Tip #49: Don’t feel sorry for your mistakes
If you failed to accomplish something, you don’t have to feel sorry because in every failure there is always a lesson that is learned.
Tip #50: Know your limitations
There is no man who is always perfect. Thus, we can do something to develop and enhance our mind and body. If you think you can’t do it, then don’t for yourself because this will create a bad effect not only to your IQ but also to your EQ.
Bear in mind that everyone deserves to have a healthy IQ. IQ is something which we need to accomplish because this is what we will be keeping for the rest of our lives. We may have a different IQ level and we are unique in our own ways.