In the case of memory enhancement, the term “if you don’t use it, you lose it” is true. Much like strengthening your body and muscles with exercise, using your mind will help you to enhance your memory and ability to learn.
Cognitive training to learn techniques to improve your memory capacity will be noticeable almost instantly and in the long term you will continue to see benefits. Your brain has plasticity, which means it is flexible and can be advanced.
Hypnosis is helpful in memory enhancement for learning in the following ways:
- Learn to focus
- Improve study habits by blocking out distractions
- Remove fear or anxiety associated with testing
Additional ways to improve your memory capacity are with a good diet and exercise program and meditation to help with your mental focus. Have you ever played the “Memory Game” with cards, where they are all face down and you have to remember where the matched cards are located? Exercises like this help with improving your memory, along with crossword puzzles and other brain games. These are fun ways to improve your memory, no matter what your age!