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7 Ways To Improve Your Memory

06/01/2015 07:06 am ET | Updated May 13, 2016

Forget names. These days you can barely remember what you ate for lunch 20 minutes ago. First, you might want to slow down. Then, take a look at these seven tips for boosting your brainpower.

Jog Your Memory
Guess what? Your brain benefits from physical activity just as much as your body. Here's how.

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Break Routines
New experiences are the things that help your brain retain more information. Here's how.

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Come Together
Social interaction helps ward off depression and stress, both of which can contribute to memory loss.Here's how.

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Challenge Yourself
Instead of turning on the TV as soon as you get home, plop down on the couch and unwind with a brain game app. App Ideas.

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Drink Caffeine
Turns out, a little caffeine may be able to boost your long-term memory. But, before you down a six-shot Americano, be aware that there's a sweet spot. Learn more.

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Mind the Wine
We're sorry to burst your bubble, but a few glasses of wine each night might not be the best of habits. Here's why.

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Say "Ohm"
Last, but certainly not least, take a moment to be still. Here's how.

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