The site asked me to answer a few questions about my brain goals. I did not see a question that said, "Have you lost yours yet?" Brain goals are not something I think about a lot. Of course, most people as they age say things like "I just want to stay in my right mind." For some, that may be stretching things a little; the assumption their minds were ever right. So, I do think most of us have some sort of goal of not losing our minds and staying as sharp mentally as we can.
I answered the questions and did some exercises. I had to match things, remember things, and mark my answers with the computer mouse. I did OK, I guess. On brain speed, I scored 85% higher than others my age who have taken the test. My theory is that is really high because only the smartest people actually take these tests. I have absolutely nothing to base this on except my own desire. I scored higher than 75% of people on the attention to detail section. Then, on the memory section I scored higher than 41% of the people. Is that right? I'm sorry, I just don't remember if that is correct or not. Maybe it was 91%. That sounds better. It really does, but unfortunately I wrote the results down and it was 41%. My excuse for that section is that I am not as good with the mouse as other people are. I'm using a laptop and others were probably using something that is much easier to pick out the answers faster. That's my excuse.
Then, they had a training program designed just for me by brain scientists. The bad news is that I have to pay a monthly fee to participate. That's where they get you. At the beginning, it said the account was free. I guess the account is, but to use it for much, it costs money. That's when I went to the fitbrain website and they let me play some brain games there. I can't play many, but I can play a few. I spent some time training my brain today.
The fact that this picture (and others) is right side up on the computer but I can't get it right side up on here is not a big plus for my brain score
I thought about what I've done today and how God wants me to think about it. Joel went to baseball practice today. Do I think about things like:
- Is he one of the best players
- Will his team win first place
- Will he get to play a lot
- What position will he play
- How can he learn more about living for Jesus through baseball
- Is he a good witness on the team
- Am I a good witness in the stands
- Is he submitting to the authority of the coach
- How can I connect baseball to spiritual truths for him
Thinking on the abundant life
3 things I thank God for today
1. Kind words
2. Boiled peanuts
3. Romans 12:2