24 July 2017

Don't Forget to Strengthen Your Memory

One of the worst things that could probably ever happen to anybody is losing their memory. Our memories are very precious to us. If a person begins to suffer from memory loss, whether mild or severe, it can be very upsetting not only for them but the people around them. It might simply be forgetting where you put your keys every day, or even calling your child 5 different names before you finally get to their name. Strengthening your memory can help you both now and in the future. Here are a few ways you can do it. You might even have fun with some of them!

Practice Brain Training
Brain training can be so much fun, and even pretty addictive. You can easily download apps on your smartphone that allow you to do it, and getting into the habit of doing just a few minutes per day can really make a difference to how you retain information.

Live a Healthy Life In General
Living a healthy life in general is crucial. You should make sure your diet is on point most of the time, that you’re getting regular exercise, and that you’re drinking plenty of bottled, filtered water (not that icky stuff with fluoride in it). By ensuring you are as healthy as possible you’ll live a longer, happier life, and your memory shouldn’t suffer. 

Find Effective Ways To Learn
If you’re looking to improve your memory for study reasons, find effective ways to learn. Everybody has a different learning style, so one way that works for somebody you know may not work for you. Creating GradeBuddy Flashcards is a fun and attractive way to retain information and help to improve your memory on a certain subject. Try it and see if it works for you. There are all kinds of weird and wonderful methods, so try as many as you need to!

Get Plenty Of Sleep
Getting plenty of sleep is crucial to strengthening your memory. If you’re sleep deprived, you’re not going to function very well at all, let alone remember important things. People who are sleep deprived can even hallucinate. Make sure you’re getting at least 8 hours a night. It’s a good idea to get into good habits, so go to bed the same time each night and get up at the same time each morning. It can take some getting used to, but your body will become accustomed to it.

Avoid Multi Tasking
Multitasking can make you prone to making errors and make you forgetful as a result. Doing too much at once will no doubt mean you make all kinds of silly mistakes. Focus on one task at a time and you should get better results. 

Try Meditation
Meditation can be hard to do - most people don’t like the idea of doing nothing, even though that’s essentially what they’re doing when scrolling on their phones. Apps are great for starting out, and so many areas of your life can improve!

Not only will doing all of these things help you to improve your memory, you’ll sent a wonderful example for your children too. Start doing them today! 

Disclosure:  This is a contributed post.

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