A former colleague was renowned for her memory and recall. In a room full of people, she could go around the room once and recall everyone’s name correctly.
You hear much about the web site luminosity.com and training your brain to, “keep it in shape.”
Much was made about the gray matter in Albert Einstein’s brain upon his death.
Memories tell our brains to recall something or someone from the past. Notice how most of our pictures are now online?
It seems old-fashioned to me to have a photo album. Memories are special because of the people, times, and place.
There are many technologies out there to help us remember and hold on to our memories. Apps, calendars, games buzzers, beepers, containers and alarms are there to remind us what to do next.
As a librarian I enjoy reading biographies and remembering how people lived. It is intriguing to note the difference between a memoir and a biography. A memoir being a person’s recollection of past events. He or she can be selective in their recall as they deem fit and their version of the story might be very different from another.
GPL has several sources to help you keep your memory in good shape:
Ignite your intuition: improve your memory, make better decisions, be more creative, and achieve your full potential
The memory bible: an innovative strategy for keeping your brain young
The Memory diet: more than 150 healthy recipes for the proper care & feeding of your brain
The memory key: unlock the secrets to remembering
Memory makes money
Reboot your brain: a natural approach to fight memory loss, dementia, Alzheimers, and more
The seven sins of memory: how the mind forgets and remembers
As the poet, Khalil Gibran once said, “Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.”