Big on “brain” foods and supplements? They're not the only things that will keep your mind in tip-top shape. Experts swear that one of the best ways to sharpen your brain is to be constantly taking on new learning projects.

“Whether it’s picking up a different language, taking up a sport, or simply exploring a new route to work every day, these sorts of activities are great because they stimulate your brain, causing neurons to get stronger and even generating new blood vessels in the brain,” explains brain health expert Dr Majid FotuhiHere, seven easy, do-able ways that you can start today: