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6 Simple Games To Build A Happy And Resilient Brain

Try these games that tap your innate genius to build a happy and resilient brain.

2. For More Willpower, Play Muscle Up
2. For More Willpower, Play Muscle Up
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Need to resist an impulse? Want to steel yourself to do something difficult? Here’s how to get instant mental resilience.

What to do: Squeeze one or more muscles as hard as you can for five seconds. Any muscles will work—your hands, biceps, abs, buns, calves. The more muscles you tense up, the more mental strength you’ll summon.

Why it works: As with “palms up,” the brain looks to the body for cues here. A strong body cues a strong brain, making it easier to muster courage or stick to resolutions.



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