Last Updated Sep 20, 2011 2:36 AM EDT
Helena is an expert on brain plasticity and thankfully her tips are plain, straightforward and easy to apply (with no pain!).
In this video, she suggests we start by changing routine - showering with your eyes closed; change your journey to work, swap hands when you use your mouse. In these simply ways Helena tells us, we are forcing our brain to work in a different way and this can help keep stay sharp and be better equipped to problem solve.
So, take a break from routine and watch the interview here.