Memory Booster

Imagine a situation where you have the memory of a supercomputer. You can remember every word that you glance through once in the dictionary. You can recall every person whom you have met till now by their face, name and other details. You can solve all the complex arithmetic problems in seconds without a calculator. You have the ability to solve every puzzle that comes your way. You have a super-brainpower!

Situations such as these are unreal and impracticable. However, there is always room for us to improve our mental ability to reach a level close to the above scenario. A person with a higher intellectual ability is always at an advantage as he has more chances of promotions in jobs, better prospects of revenue in business, or higher possibility of success in examinations.

With the advancement of age and lack of proper exercise, our bodily organs age and lose the vitality of their youth. The brain is no exception. We all have experienced being unable to concentrate at the end of a long day, or being frustrated when we realise back at home that some important shopping items have been left out. Therefore, it is necessary for the brain to remain at its peak performance throughout our life.

Fortunately, it is possible to enhance brainpower by improving memory with the use of some simple tips, prescribed in the ancient texts of Indian system of medicine, Ayurveda.

Ayurveda describes three aspects to mental performance–dhi (learning and comprehension), dhriti (retention of knowledge), and smriti (memory or recall). If each of these three factors individually is at its peak and if coordination among them is also optimal, we can hope for the realisation of the maximum mental potential.

In the paragraphs that follow, I have put forward some of the tips to can help to boost brainpower by increasing the three distinct types of memory: sensory memory, short-term memory and long-term memory, in the light of Ayuveda.Imagine a situation where you have the Imagine a situation where you have the memory of a supercomputer. You can remember every word that you glance through once in the dictionary. You can recall every person whom you have met till now by their face, name and other details. You can solve all the complex arithmetic problems in seconds without a calculator. You have the ability to solve every puzzle that comes your way. You have a super-brainpower!

Situations such as these are unreal and impracticable. However, there is always room for us to improve our mental ability to reach a level close to the above scenario. A person with a higher intellectual ability is always at an advantage as he has more chances of promotions in jobs, better prospects of revenue in business, or higher possibility of success in examinations.

With the advancement of age and lack of proper exercise, our bodily organs age and lose the vitality of their youth. The brain is no exception. We all have experienced being unable to concentrate at the end of a long day, or being frustrated when we realise back at home that some important shopping items have been left out. Therefore, it is necessary for the brain to remain at its peak performance throughout our life.

Fortunately, it is possible to enhance brainpower by improving memory with the use of some simple tips, prescribed in the ancient texts of Indian system of medicine, Ayurveda.

Ayurveda describes three aspects to mental performance–dhi (learning and comprehension), dhriti (retention of knowledge), and smriti (memory or recall). If each of these three factors individually is at its peak and if coordination among them is also optimal, we can hope for the realisation of the maximum mental potential.