Having trouble remembering appointments, items you need at the grocery store, or where you put your keys? Everyone has moments when something slips their mind. Luckily, according to everydayhealth.com, mental workouts can be just as effective for your brain as physical workouts are for your body. Try doing a few easy brain exercises each day to help improve memory. Start with the just one tip and then add one more idea each day to help improve your memory:

Focus on what you’re trying to remember. Take time to think about what you need to remember, whether it’s a list of names, chores, or items to buy. Spending a few moments actively processing your thoughts can make it easier to recall what you need to remember in the future.