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Laughter and learning, trying something new and being physically and mentally active, are all key to better brain health.
Laughter and learning, trying something new and being physically and mentally active, are all key to better brain health.

Moving your body and your brain can mean intense bursts of exercise, fun sessions of movement or stimulating games and activities.

The goal is to keep moving and stay engaged with life, whatever that means for you. Trying something new, walking a new way home each day or prioritising fun, social time might be the play part of your life. While you might not intuitively think that spending time with a friend is exercising your brain, consider the complexities of social encounters โ€“ particularly good ones. In any single interaction, you are listening, digesting, considering, sharing, reflecting and responding.

Eat.Play.Rest works with Australian sports stars, chefs and thought leaders to share personal insights, ideas and inspiration on how to live a brain-healthy lifestyle. Eat well, play often, rest regularly for a brain-healthy lifestyle.

Stay up to date by following @EatPlayRestAustralia for fun ways to engage your inner-child, learn new things and get your body moving.

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