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15 Everyday Habits of People With an Impressive Memory

Reader's Digest Canada Logo By Tina Donvito, RD.com of Reader's Digest Canada | Slide 2 of 16: In order to free up your brain to remember new and important information, don't waste energy trying to recall where you put your keys: It really is easier to find things if you always put them in the same place. "Having a routine can be very helpful for memory," Zientz says. "Routines help us attain efficiency so we don't have to expend a lot of brain power on predictable elements of our day. Efficiency in everyday activities frees up time and brain power for more meaningful things in our lives." These brilliant home organizing hacks can help.

Establish routines

In order to free up your brain to remember new and important information, don't waste energy trying to recall where you put your keys: It really is easier to find things if you always put them in the same place. "Having a routine can be very helpful for memory," Zientz says. "Routines help us attain efficiency so we don't have to expend a lot of brain power on predictable elements of our day. Efficiency in everyday activities frees up time and brain power for more meaningful things in our lives."

These brilliant home organizing hacks can help.

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