Tips for boosting your memory and brain power

If you’re looking to boost your memory and brain power, this video contains some excellent tips and reminders. In summary: Exercise. Physical exercise helps form new brain cells and solidifies existing neurons. It also increases the hippocampus brain area which is responsible for memory and learning. Never stop learning. Learning something new builds new brain cells. In […]

Write a memoir to make sense of your life

“Why write? To write. To make something.” Claude Simon Most people think of writing as a creative outlet. But it’s also an instrument for coping. According to recent studies, writing your own memoir has various psychological benefits. Whether for private eyes or for public viewing, writing extensively about traumatic events helps you break free from the cage […]

Rest and reflect to success

As digital technology colonizes our mind, self-reflection will become ever more important. But not just any reflection. Reflection in terms of boredom, gratitude, and mental processing. Blogging = Therapy 👇 Boredom No one ever died sitting and doing nothing or staring out into space. These are precious moments where the mind has no choice but […]

The woman who never forgets…anything

Imagine having a “highly superior autobiographical memory” (H.S.A.M). That’s the case for Australian Rebecca Sharrock who remembers everything from the time she was born to what she did on any particular Saturday a decade ago. ALL in clear detail. [clickToTweet tweet=”‘People can remember what they did last Saturday but I can remember what I did […]

Forgetting is just as important as remembering

Can you imagine if you remembered everything? If you tried to remember everything, your brain would never have enough space to learn new skills and ideas. It would also make you go insane. Even Einstein often forgot people’s names. Thankfully, the mind works like a dishwasher. It retains information deemed relevant for later use and […]

Look, imagine, and remember

“In order to think we must speculate with images.” — Aristotle It’s impossible to remember anything without seeing the image in our head first. With a little effort, we can activate our brains to become conscious recorders. But the banality of everyday life tends to dull the senses. Blind to routines which automate thinking, we […]

Celebrating World Photo Day with a cautionary twist

We live in an age of constant photography. It is not just that anyone can share a photo, but anyone can also look artistic doing it too, blurring the line between an amateur and professional photographer. Smartphone accessibility and a high-quality lense reduce the barrier to entry. While we turned the camera inward with the egotistical […]