Monday: Bring a bag of walnuts to work for snack time. They reduce blood pressure and smooth the body’s stress response.
Tuesday: Instead of e-mailing, walk to see your colleagues in person.
Wednesday: Bring a reusable water bottle and fill it regularly.
Thursday: Turn out the lights at ten—adults getting less than six hours of shut-eye a night are more likely to die at a younger age.
Friday: Set your computer screen to a Caribbean beach. Looking at pictures of tranquil scenes stimulates your brain to create new neural connections.
Saturday: Kick off your morning with a crossword puzzle. Using your brain in different ways may help stave off Alzheimer’s.