6. Daydream:Daydream: It is essential for the creative
hemisphere of our brain.
It is not lack of concentration!It is not lack of concentration!
Dream:Dream: Try to catch your dreams, jot themjot them
Play Creative GamesPlay Creative Games
7. Think of “Six impossible thingsThink of “Six impossible things
before breakfast”before breakfast”
Game of associations:Game of associations: Da VinciDa Vinci
said that we can find a connectionconnection between
two objects, regardless their nature
8. Entails the capacity to understand oneself, to appreciateto appreciate
one's feelings, fears and motivationsone's feelings, fears and motivations.
Talk to Yourself:Talk to Yourself: Watch your internal dialogsinternal dialogs
Be your BF (Best Friend):Be your BF (Best Friend): If you areIf you are
not, take care of yourself and be happy.not, take care of yourself and be happy.
9. Express your feelings:Express your feelings: Say “I love you”“I love you”
and “Thank you”and “Thank you” more often.
Silence:Silence: Take at least 10 minutes each day.at least 10 minutes each day. It is
Empower your MIEmpower your MI
10. It is concerned with the capacity to understand theto understand the
intentions, motivations and desires of other people.intentions, motivations and desires of other people.
Educators, salespeople, religious and political leaders,
all need a well-developed interpersonal
11. Remember thatRemember that each individual is importantimportant
and uniqueand unique
IntensifyIntensify your cultural agenda: Theaters andTheaters and
film librariesfilm libraries
Learn from the best:Learn from the best: Make a Mind MapMind Map
about the common traits of the top tenabout the common traits of the top ten
Listen more, speak lessListen more, speak less
13. Felt stale,
stuck for ideas while you're sitting at your desk?
Have you everHave you ever
14. Fresh air...Fresh air... provides more oxygen to
the brain. It uses 21% of the body'sIt uses 21% of the body's
Animals, birds, plants andAnimals, birds, plants and
sceneryscenery may stir new ideas aboutnew ideas about
The mind relaxes in anThe mind relaxes in an
environment with less stressenvironment with less stress.
Stress actually shuts down the brain'sStress actually shuts down the brain's
capacitycapacity to reason and problem-solve.
Movement...Movement... stimulates blood flowstimulates blood flow
to the brainto the brain, which enhances the oxygen
15. Spatial IntelligenceSpatial Intelligence
Are we lost? Women tend to describe directions as ‘rightAre we lost? Women tend to describe directions as ‘right
of’ and ‘left of’ landmarks, while men are better at readingof’ and ‘left of’ landmarks, while men are better at reading
maps, a study foundsmaps, a study founds
16. Spatial IntelligenceSpatial Intelligence
Involves the potential to recognize and use
the patterns of wide space and morethe patterns of wide space and more
confined areasconfined areas
Scribble, draw, design web pagesScribble, draw, design web pages
Design rooms, make cards, createDesign rooms, make cards, create
logos, map outlogos, map out
routes, mind mappingroutes, mind mapping
Play poolPlay pool
And dance too!And dance too!
19. Have you ever
used music at
work to jack up
Some rhythms.Some rhythms.
such as baroque,such as baroque,
induce enzymes ininduce enzymes in
the brain and addthe brain and add
amazing wellamazing well
being and focus. being and focus.
Other tunes leaveOther tunes leave
you punchy … andyou punchy … and
unable to focusunable to focus.
According to Howard Gardner, musical intelligenceAccording to Howard Gardner, musical intelligence
runs in an almost structural parallel to linguisticruns in an almost structural parallel to linguistic
20. Gregorian chant creates quiet in our minds and can reduce stress.
Slower Baroque music, such as Bach, Handel,Vivaldi or Corelli, can create mentally
stimulating environments for creativity and new innovations.
Classical music, such as Haydn and Mozart, often improves concentration and
memory when played in the background.
Romantic music, such as Schubert, Schumann,Tchaikovsky , Chopin and Liszt,
enhances our senses and increases a sense of sympathy and love.
Impressionist music, such as Debussy, Faure and Ravel, can unlock dreamlike images
that put us in touch with our unconscious thoughts and belief systems.
Jazz, blues, soul or calypso music can uplift and inspire us, releasing deep joy or
even deep sadness, conveying wit and affirming our common humanity.
Salsa, rhumba, merengue and any form of South American music sets our hearts
racing, gets us moving, both relaxing us and awakening us at the same time.
Big band,Top 40 and country music engage our emotions and comfort us.
Rock music, from Elvis Presley to the Rolling Stones, stirs passion and activity, and so
can release daily tensions. Rock can also mask pain and cover up unpleasant noises. It
also has the power to create dissonance, stress or physical pain if we are not in the
mood for energizing.
Ambient or New Age music such as Stephen Halpern and Brian Eno has no
dominant rhythm, so it elongates the sense of space and time, inducing a state of
Heavy metal and hip-hop music excites our nervous system, and sometimes leads
us into acting out dynamic behavior and self-expression.
Psychologist Don Campbell’s list
Entails the potential of using one's wholeone's whole
body or parts of the body to solve problems.body or parts of the body to solve problems.
It is the ability to use mental abilities to
coordinate bodily movements.
Play sports, enjoyPlay sports, enjoy
movement,movement, walk on tours,walk on tours,
notice body languagenotice body language
Swim regularly, playSwim regularly, play
basketball, or do pilatesbasketball, or do pilates
to get your heart beating fast.
Girls, listen up:
“A new study confirms
that exercise can
reverse the age-
related decline in the
production of neural
stem cellsstem cells in the
hippocampus of the
It makes us
22. How do you ensure all of your students'How do you ensure all of your students'
intelligences are being tapped? Here is a list ofintelligences are being tapped? Here is a list of
activities that speak to each intelligenceactivities that speak to each intelligence.
23. Verbal-LinguisticVerbal-Linguistic Visual-SpatialVisual-Spatial Bodily-KinestheticBodily-Kinesthetic
•Choral speakingChoral speaking
•Reading aloudReading aloud
•Book makingBook making
•Nonfiction readingNonfiction reading
•Process writingProcess writing
•Making visual metaphorsMaking visual metaphors
•Making visual analogiesMaking visual analogies
•Mapping storiesMapping stories
•Making 3D projectsMaking 3D projects
•Using chartsUsing charts
•Using organizersUsing organizers
•Visual puzzlesVisual puzzles
•Hands on experimentsHands on experiments
•Changing roomChanging room
•Creative movementCreative movement
•Going on field tripsGoing on field trips
•Physical educationPhysical education
•Using cooperative groupsUsing cooperative groups
24. MusicalMusical InterpersonalInterpersonal IntrapersonalIntrapersonal NaturalisticNaturalistic
•Tapping out poetic
•Cross age tutoring
•Personal choice in
•Going on a nature
•Build a garden
•Studying the stars
•Going to the zoo
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