To avoid brain drain: Try a 1-minute rub

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A DIY scalp mas­sage is a bliss­ful treat—and it’s a great way to wake up your brain. In fact, spend­ing 1 minute mas­sag­ing along your hair­line us­ing firm cir­cu­lar mo­tions can quickly cut brain fog by up to 65 per­cent, ac­cord­ing to re­searchers in the Jour­nal of Clin­i­cal Psy­chi­a­try. Study coau­thor Wen Hou, M.D., ex­plains that ap­ply­ing pres­sure to the nerve end­ings there stim­u­lates the re­lease of brainen­er­giz­ing en­dor­phins.

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