Left Brain, Right Brain
As I watched my father descend into an Alzheimer’s oblivion, I worried that my children would be facing the same challenging future with me. When I celebrated my 60th birthday, a year before my father died, I made a decision to stay mentally active. Doing puzzles, reading, memory exercises and taking walks were some of the recommended activities that I already did.
A friend who worked with dementia patients suggested that I use the other side of my brain.
“Which side is that?” I asked.
“The right side of the brain is the creative side. Your profession in the tech industry requires you to use the left side of your brain, the one for logic.” Continue reading