Overcoming Forgetfulness

What gets repeated, gets remembered. – Anonymous

Advertisers spend millions of dollars to get their ads played over and over again. Why? Because the repetition of things has an effect on us.

The truth that is soon forgotten is no different than the truth never learned. Only the remembered truths can guide our actions, help us make better decisions, and transform our lives.

The best way to remember a truth is to turn it into an aphorism. What is that, you might ask? An aphorism is “a pithy observation that contains a general truth, such as, ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it'” (OED).

So let me turn, at least for a while, to this method of teaching. It will give you something to hang on the wall of your mind.

Let me create an aphorism for you right now:

An aphorism a day helps keep forgetfulness away. – Jay N. Forrest

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Jay Forrest

Jay N. Forrest is an IT professional, an ordained Humanist minister, and a Certified and Accredited Meditation Teacher.