It Pays To Have A Good Memory

It Pays To Have A Good Memory

April 12, 2012  |  Memory Techniques

Always keep to memory that which is of importance; a little rule to try to live by. If you can put something to memory, it will benefit you not just in the present but in the future as well.

If you’ve never invested time or money in memory improvement and thinking techniques, then you have no idea what you are missing. A good memory can be an invaluable resource to you regardless of whether you are a student, an employee, or a business owner. Forgetfulness is rarely a valid excuse for failing to accomplish a task.

A good memory increases your chances of becoming successful socially. Can you imagine how much easier your life would be if you always remembered people’s names, faces, and even telephone numbers? People feel a lot more appreciated when you address them by their names. In addition, you’ll be able to start and sustain conversations more easily if you are able to remember current news items as well as jokes and anecdotes.

The true art of memory is the art of attention – Samuel Johnson

Secondly, a good memory gives you a better sense of organization which goes a long way in relieving stress. Don’t you think you would be a lot less stressed if you could remember all your appointments for the day and didn’t have to check your schedule every few hours? The good news is that you can achieve this quite easily by training your memory for some minutes every day. Current memory improvement programs can help you with this.

A better memory makes it easy for you to grasp new facts and concepts. This ability is quite useful to both students and non-students because it automatically increases comprehension. In addition, by having a powerful memory, you’ll be able to apply these new facts and concepts to other situations. It can’t hurt to have facts and figures at your fingertips.

Although many people were taught at a young age to always write to-do lists and grocery lists so as to ensure all chores for the day are accomplished, you can do away with such lists once you’ve learned how to train your memory. This way, you never have to waste time coming up with these lists – and remembering the list! However, in order to improve memory to the point where you can remember all your chores for the day and what groceries you need to buy you need to train your memory for at least 10 minutes every day. Memory training can be accomplished through the use of a memory training program. Such programs are scientifically designed to teach you several memory improvement and thinking techniques.

There are very few situations where a better memory isn’t useful. The benefits of having a good memory are virtually limitless, and well worth the time and effort you spend on learning how to have a well-trained memory.

About the author

ABDERISAK ADAM is an author, blog writer and a PhD candidate in the institution of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology. He is also the owner and webmaster of, a website dedicated to the discussion of study techniques in the context of higher education. Adam is the author of a number of publications including 'The Study Guide PRO'. You can connect with him through Google+, Linkedin or by submitting a form.

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