No Brainer Day
Take a moment to breathe deeply, focus on the present, and appreciate the world around you. Practicing this regularly can help reduce stress and increase happiness in everyday life.
Take some time on this day to check out from complicated situations and do everything that’s simple and easy. Why? Because it’s time to enjoy No Brainer Day!
History of No Brainer Day
The history of the term “No-Brainer” goes all the way back to the late 1950s. It seems to have appeared in a cartoon called “The Berrys” in 1959. One other early recorded use of the term is from 1968 when it was used in a Canadian newspaper, The Lethbridge Herald, to describe a decision made during an ice hockey game.
No Brainer Day was founded to keep everything simple in life and encourage people to resolve situations calmly. It is thought to have been founded by a woman named Adrienne Sioux Koopersmith, who considers herself to be an “eventologist”. The first No Brainer Day seems to have taken place in 1996 and the day has been celebrated annually ever since that time.
How to Celebrate No Brainer Day
Have so much fun enjoying and celebrating No Brainer Day by doing some of the simplest and low-key things. Get started with some of these clever ideas:
Chill Out for No Brainer Day
In honor of No Brainer Day, be sure to do a whole list of things that require very little thinking! Take some time to relax, sit on the couch, hang out, enjoy some snacks and just spend some time being super chill. Just make sure not to do any hard mental work, solve difficult problems, or perform any strenuous physical activity!
No Brainer Day
Not convinced about the benefits of No Brainer Day? Well consider some of these interesting facts that might may anyone want to celebrate this day:
For many people, just listening to some music can be enough to slow down the brain and body, reducing levels of stress in a significant manner.
Laughter, whether spontaneous or induced, is an excellent way to lower stress levels and help the brain and body relax.
The process of relaxation is not only good for the brain, but it’s good for the heart too. Spending time relaxing on No Brainer Day is good for more than just the brain!
People who take time to relax on a regular basis tend to report having fewer headaches and lower amounts of pain.
It might be a good idea to take some time on No Brainer Day to relax, reduce the amount of stress and allow everything in the world to simply slow down. Practice some of these mediation techniques to keep that head on straight in honor of this day – and any day:
- Belly Breathing. Sit upright with the shoulders back and place a hand on the belly. Breathe in slowly through the nose, feeling the hand expand on the belly. Exhale through the mouth using rightly pursed lips.
- Body Scan. Sit cross-legged on the floor. In the mind, start at the top of the head and slowly bring the attention to the surface of the skin, moving from the top of the head down through the body, to the tips of the toes.