Taking care of the mind is just as important as keeping our bodies in shape. The brain needs exercise at regular intervals. Of course, you use your brain constantly at work, however, there is always a bit of stress involved with that. Your career depends on you performing well and not making mistakes, which gets draining after a while.
However, brainteasers are a great way to get rid of this stress and anxiety. Sharing a similar idea with meditation or light exercise, puzzles help your mind put all worries aside for a moment – just enough to relax, breathe and recharge your batteries to face adult life once again.
With that said, another benefit of solving brainteasers regularly is that they can help you think more creatively.
Some skills that characterize smart people are usually quick thinking, solving problems with ease, and unbound curiosity.
However, it is possible to train these qualities through mind exercises – like reading backward, for instance.
Can you read the text in this picture?
Reading backward in a fast and efficient way requires a certain talent, because not many people can do it as fast as they can read a normal text.
Below, we find a small test – can you effortlessly read the text in the image below?
It’s not easy, but when you look at the picture for a while, it will eventually get a little easier.
In other words, it is possible to train this skill, but for the sake of moving on, the image will be in its correct position after the picture below.
Bonus Exercise: Another message
Okay, now that we’ve warmed up, time to try another one.
Can you read what’s written in the picture below?
It was a bit trickier, so if you couldn’t read it, no worries, it will be easier below.
Now press that SHARE button if you were able to read backward! So you can invite your friends to a fun challenge today!