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How to Memorize Anything

How to Memorize Anything
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from two-time USA Memory Champion, Ron White. What if you could play a game of cards with your buddies and recall every card that had been played? You can. What if you could meet a client today and six months later see him at a football game and recall his name along with his wife’s and kids’ names? You can. What if you could look at a 50 digit number for 90 seconds and then repeat the number forwards and backwards from memory? So how do you master your memory to this level? Here’s how to begin: Select 5 rooms in your home or office.In each room, number 5 large items. Let’s say that you want to memorize all the Super Bowl winners. So you would be looking at a list that looks like this: Green Bay PackersGreen Bay PackersNew York JetsKansas City ChiefsBaltimore ColtsDallas CowboysMiami DolphinsMiami DolphinsPittsburgh SteelersPittsburgh Steelers In order to remember anything, it must be an image that you can imagine. Now this is where it gets fun.

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50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle.

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