Writer’s Block Remedies Part 1 of 4 (Stretch for Syllables)

Your brain is hardwired to your body. In addition to coming in contact with other neurons, the neurons in your brain come in contact with skeletal muscles at a structure known as the neuromuscular junction.As a result, activating your muscles, such as through some simple stretching exercises, will activate brain receptors and help improve the connections between brain synapses. (Translation: It will give your brain a boost.)

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab recommends tensing and releasing different muscle groups in the body for between 5 and 10 seconds at a time, starting with your feet.

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