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Boost Your Brain Power with These 5 Easy Memory Tricks

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Boost Your Brain Power with These 5 Easy Memory Tricks

  1. 1. www.helpingpsychology.com Boost Your Brain Power with These 5 Easy Memory Tricks
  2. 2. www.helpingpsychology.com Learn to relax <ul><li>One of the biggest causes of forgetfulness is being too stressed </li></ul><ul><li>out. </li></ul><ul><li>While you may think you do not have time for that extra long bath or </li></ul><ul><li>a 30-minute pedicure, take the time. </li></ul>1
  3. 3. www.helpingpsychology.com Get on the treadmill <ul><li>Working out helps relieve many stresses from your day, releases </li></ul><ul><li>endorphins that make you happy and helps you feel a little more </li></ul><ul><li>accomplished. </li></ul><ul><li>Not only are you making your body feel better, but it actually is a </li></ul><ul><li>great psychology trick to improve memory as well. </li></ul>2
  4. 4. www.helpingpsychology.com When feeling sluggish, take a nap <ul><li>Lack of sleep is one of the leading causes of memory loss. </li></ul><ul><li>When you sleep, your body converts your daily memories to long </li></ul><ul><li>term memories and makes room for the new ones. </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t get your 7 - 8 hours of beauty sleep each night, your </li></ul><ul><li>body doesn’t recharge itself or your ability to remember things. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have trouble sleeping, there are many natural remedies such </li></ul><ul><li>as melatonin that help regulate your sleep cycle. </li></ul><ul><li>But always speak to your physician before trying any medications or </li></ul><ul><li>cures. </li></ul>3
  5. 5. www.helpingpsychology.com Play games and lots of them <ul><li>There have been numerous psychology studies that prove that </li></ul><ul><li>playing word and strategy games helps keep your mind sharp as </li></ul><ul><li>you age. </li></ul><ul><li>Games like Sudoku , Word Find and even Monopoly are fun and </li></ul><ul><li>challenging ways you can help improve your memory. </li></ul>4
  6. 6. www.helpingpsychology.com Avoid procrastination <ul><li>We are all guilty of doing it, but putting things off to the last minute </li></ul><ul><li>will not give your brain the time it needs to properly absorb the </li></ul><ul><li>information. </li></ul><ul><li>Even if it is just reading through a little bit of your notes every day, </li></ul><ul><li>try to set aside time to get a little work done. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be surprised at how quickly you will be able to improve </li></ul><ul><li>your memory. </li></ul><ul><li>You can break up your tasks into short intervals if that helps you </li></ul><ul><li>focus. </li></ul>5
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