5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Memory

LIFESTYLE  |  September 13, 2016
  • 1. Link Events With Stories
    1 / 5 1. Link Events With Stories

    If you have problem remembering events that happen, link these events together and create a story.

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  • 2. Keep Things In A Designated Place
    2 / 5 2. Keep Things In A Designated Place

    If you have this habit of placing your keys in different parts of your home, make it a point to assign it to one place and stick to it. For example, get a pretty bowl and place it near the door and put your keys there every time you reach home. This way, your keys never go missing again and you’ll always know where to find them.

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  • 3. Use Apps To Boost Brain Power
    3 / 5 3. Use Apps To Boost Brain Power

    There are plenty of apps our there that help you boost brain power with memory and concentration games. We recommend the Mental Workout app that’s free and available for download on the Apple and Android app store.

    (Also Read: Best Apps to Train Your Brain and Keep Your Mind Sharp)

    Photo: Screenshot of Mental Workout app

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  • 4. Increase Awareness When You’re Out
    4 / 5 4. Increase Awareness When You’re Out

    Whether it’s that commute to work or a walk out to get lunch, focus instead on your surroundings and zero in on the little details. This way, you’re also increasing your awareness of things happening around you.

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  • 5. Use Abbreviations
    5 / 5 5. Use Abbreviations

    Got a shopping list that needs remembering? Create an abbreviation for the items you need and form an actual word or a sentence.

    (Also Read: Your 5 Senses Help You Stop Forgetting Things)

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    A version of this story first appeared on The Singapore Women’s Weekly website.

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