By Danny Scott in Saga Magazine.
How to remember shopping and other lists
If you want to remember a list of items, perhaps when you are going to the supermarket, make each item part of a bizarre-but-memorable story.
Let’s say you are going out to buy Marmite, a birthday card, paracetamol and bottled water.
Tell yourself a few times the made-up tale of how you once dipped your finger into some Marmite and signed a birthday card with it, but it was such a mess that trying to read it gave you a headache. You had to take some paracetamol and calm yourself down with some water.
It sounds daft, but it’ll stick much better than just trying to learn the list in the normal way.
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