Keys to an Amazing Memory
By Editorial Staff
Memories can make you happy, sad or somewhere in between, but in terms of knowledge, the more you can remember, the better. If you want proof, just consider the opposite scenario: How frustrating is it to be in a situation in which you can't remember something? Here are a few easy ways to improve your memory and make life considerably less frustrating in the process:
Relate: One of the best ways to memorize something new is by relating it to something familiar. How many calories are in a fat gram? It's 9; perhaps that's your shoe size, birthday month, etc.
Teach: Memorize something by teaching what you're learning to someone else. As they memorize the information, it will reinforce what you've learned; if they don't get it, maybe you don't (yet), either.
Prepare: Your memory is a gift, but only if you use it. Whether it's your next office presentation or what to do if your parachute doesn't open, memorize early and you won't get in trouble when the big day arrives.
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