Cognitive blur, brain fog … it’s not uncommon for those of us traumatized. It can rattle us when we’re stressed out. It can interfere with even the most routine actions, adding chaos to chaos-averse lives.
There’s hope, because there are many ways to improve neural pathways – long- and short-term.
Kathy Benjamin recently wrote in Mental Floss, an encyclopedia that covers everything in an upbeat and witty style, about eleven simple ways to improve your memory. From taking eleven seconds to focus on a fact or name you want to remember, to writing or doodling something in a crazy script or font … the ideas are all there, and worth a try.