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Remember Anything in 3 Easy Steps | “IL HAS”

IL HAS | Memory System

This is how to remember anything you want to and never forget it.

First, I’m going to tell you something I want you to remember, using the process in reverse.  (this blog post for example, I want you to remember it and share it with your friends on social media)

Anytime you want someone to remember what you’re telling them, tell them like this:

  • my blog’s domain name: iknowyoullremember.com (see the logo in the upper left) image
  • I live in Wisconsin, It’s in the United States location
  • I write this post, wearing only boxers and a tee-shirt that has my IKYR logo on it humor
Why did I do that?  I wanted you to form an image of my blog.  I then wanted your brain to locate or associate that image with a particular location.  Last, I wanted to make the image stick by telling you something that’s humorous, an action, or sexy.  The crazier, funnier, or more insane the image is the better.  Me writing in my underwear might not be any of those, but the first two steps in the process got you 3/4 of the way there.
Memory experts use systems that are similar to this, but I’ve tried to simplify it as much as possible.  There are reasons this works so well and books have been written on the topic, but I wanted to share this with you in a condensed form.
If you want to remember something and not forget it, here’s the easy 3 step process:
  1. Mental Image
  2. Past Location
  3. Humor, an Action, or Sex
IL HAS (Image, Location, Humor, Action, Sex)
1. Turn what you want to remember into an image, a photograph (like our logo)
2. Think of the object in a location (example: Kitchen table in the home you grew up in.)
3. Associate that image with something humorous, an action, or sexual in your location
Done  (You now can remember anything using this process)
For example, If you closed your eyes and thought of this website’s logo being passionately kissed by your favorite relative underneath the kitchen table at the house you grew up in.  That would be enough to remember it forever.
The longer you take on each step of the process; the better it works.  If you need to remember make sure you’re coming up with a clear image, a more exact location, and something that’s very funny, attractive, or sexy.  When you need to recall the memory, you only need to know the location in which it was left.
Think of any location you’ve ever been and remember as a place to store a memory.  Any building you’ve been in, place you’ve traveled to, or even behind the monitor you’re reading this on.  Your image can be “tied” to this location with something that’s “memory worthy” (Humorous, Attractive, or Sexy)  You can remember that the “L” is for location and is in the middle of I and HAS in “IL HAS”.
Try it if you don’t believe me.
My favorite book on memory: Moonwalking with Einstein
Amazon did an interview with him click here is your interested