I'm pretty routine in what I wear and what I eat, but I do like to add some variety once in a while, like trying a new recipe at home, or eating a place I've never been to before. Actually, I have a goal of doing something new
at least once each week, which could mean almost anything:
- exploring a park I've never been to before
- hiking a new trail
- visiting a new museum or local attraction (there are a lot of new places that are an easy day trip for me)
- shopping at a store I've never been to before
- etc, etc, etc.
I've read that doing new things strengthens brain cells and neural connections and might help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's (something which terrifies me).
This article: Stop the Decline: Dodging Dementia | Psychology Today
says "Even ordinary activities done in a novel way, such as brushing your teeth with the opposite hand or taking a different route to work can enrich brain cell connections."
And this says about the same: Lifestyle Choices that May Prevent Alzheimer's Disease - ...
I think I'll always retain my boring sense of fashion though.