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Mindfulness and Memory: Cheese or Chocolate Milk?

Updated: Dec 14, 2018

In my late 20's I had a supervisor who used to say: "If my head wasn't attached to my shoulders, I'd even forget it!" I used to think, "What an odd thing to say."  But honestly, now I know exactly what he meant. Some days I think, "If I don't write this down right now, it's going to vanish!" Sometimes I make mnemonics before going to the grocery store, and still end up forgetting what that "c" stood for – was it cheese or chocolate milk? 

We are all forgetful at times, espec