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- Start Pain Relief Early With the Power of Chiropractic Care
- Take Time to Stretch
- Get Back in the Game
- Go Organic
- Give Your Brain the Tools It Needs
- Is There a Limit to How Much I Can Exercise for Heart Health?
- Treating UTIs: Is Your Medical Doctor Getting It Wrong?
- Your Child's Diet Could Cause Lifelong GI Microbiome Issues
- Your Brain Loves the Mediterranean
- Want to Stay Mobile for Life? Even Light Activity Will Help
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.
Organize: Need to remember the 72-item grocery list (you left on the kitchen counter)? Group items by grocery aisle, food type, etc., and make memorization that much easier.
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.