Improve your intellectual wellness – 115 product picks

My last article introduced the concept of intellectual wellbeing, examining why it is important, and providing ideas for goals to help you improve yours.

Read it here: https://goalgetters.co.nz/articles/beat-the-boredom-goals-to-help-you-improve-your-intellectual-wellbeing/

This article takes those 19 goal ideas, and recommends products that can help you to achieve those goals.

I use affiliate links, which means that I receive a small commission for any products purchased via these links. As GoalGetters has followers throughout the world, I have provided links to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Mighty Ape (NZ).

1. Read a book

Image by Pexels from Pixabay

Remember to choose something that you wouldn’t usually read to keep your brain flexible.

Find a book that will teach you something new or a new viewpoint for extra impact.

For inspiration:
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com)
Amazon UK Best Sellers
Mighty Ape Best Sellers

2. Take a course

If you aren’t able to attend a course in person, there are plenty of ‘teach yourself’ books available.

Teach yourself Spanish, SQL or drawing with Amazon.com:

Learn German, maths or bee-keeping with Amazon UK:

Or Microsoft Office, crochet, or DIY with Mighty Ape:

If your area of interest isn’t listed, just click on any link for your preferred provider and search for ‘teach yourself……’.

3. Attend an art exhibition

Check out these museum guides to inspire you:

Museum guides from Amazon.com
Museums and Art Collections at Amazon UK
New Zealand museums from Mighty Ape

4. Complete a puzzle

Here are my picks –

Amazon.com:

Amazon UK:

Mighty Ape (NZ):

5. Eat healthily and exercise to maximise brain function

From Amazon.com:

From Amazon UK:

From Mighty Ape:

6. Read a newspaper

Or a current affairs magazine.

From Amazon.com:

From Amazon UK:

7. Practice mindfulness

From Amazon.com:

From Amazon UK:

From Mighty Ape:

8. Change your routine

From Amazon.com:

From Amazon UK:

From Mighty Ape:

9. Do something exciting

Amazon.com:

Amazon UK:

Mighty Ape:

10. Argue the opposite point of view

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Amazon UK:

Mighty Ape:

11. Improve your listening skills

Amazon.com:

Amazon UK:

Mighty Ape:

12. Travel

Amazon.com:

Amazon UK:

Mighty Ape:

13. Be Creative

Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay

Arts & Crafts at Amazon.com
Arts, crafts and sewing at Amazon UK
Art & Craft supplies at Mighty Ape

14. Learn how you learn

Amazon.com:

Amazon UK:

Mighty Ape:

15. Play a game

Games at Amazon.com
Games at Amazon UK
Board games at Mighty Ape

16. Play a musical instrument

Amazon.com:

Amazon UK:

Mighty Ape:

17. Sleep

Image by Claudio_Scott from Pixabay

Amazon.com:

Amazon UK:

Mighty Ape:

18. Focus

Amazon.com:

Amazon UK:

Mighty Ape:

19. Journal

Amazon.com:

Amazon UK:

Mighty Ape:

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2 Replies to “Improve your intellectual wellness – 115 product picks”

  1. These are all good ideas! Some of these I already enjoy especially taking courses. I am always looking for ways to learn.

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