Wiki E-How’s Exercise an Open Mind is a great how-to article for bloggers.
Simply put, all one needs to grow his/her brain is to do unique, random, different, and ridiculous things as often as possible. One hour of increased brain activity via thinking a lot or experiencing new stimuli can make you smarter, more energetic, more creative, and more sociable. Here are some of the endless numbers of activities that can stimulate your brain. The one key ingredient is to have an open mind.
The step by step ideas are great to not only stimulate the brain, but good tools for bloggers to open up their heads about what they will blog about.
Many of these caught my attention as brilliant things to do with your head, but a couple really stood out.
While waiting (in line at the bank, a coffee shop, a restaurant, the grocery store, or waiting for someone to pick you up, or a show on TV to start), ponder things, calculate, memorize…
…Take unusual classes. Find a community college near you, pick up a catalog, and open your mind to learning things like Art History, Underwater Basketweaving, First Aid training, or Business Ethics.
The more you open your mind to the possibilities out there, the more you will find to write about. And when you learn and write, we learn from what you write.