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Tips for Managing Brain Fog

Do you experience brain fog? If so, how do you deal with it? What tips do you have for others that also experience brain fog?

  1. I screenshot everything as well, only to never remember to go thru the pics. I haven't found an app yet that works for me. Just an old steno pad and pen 🙁

    1. Such a smart idea, . Thanks for joining the conversation. Warmly, Lori (Team Member)

  2. I know and understand the benefit about writing everything done.

    1. I am glad you find it beneficial, . Notes can be helpful, but the physical act of writing can also help with recall. Wishing you the best. - Lori (Team Member)

  3. Write notes about EVERYTHING!!! I can't remember anything so I write even the smallest things in my notebook to read when the fog clears a little

    1. And I did forget something: visibility.
      Usually when I have something time sensitive, I get really paranoid to forget about it, so I look at my phone notes (which I try to title).
      The stm planner is great because I can put it on my desk. Everything I need to ask someone, or if I need to remember to look at an image etc, also lands in my notes (which then go into my archive when done). I also often add the room names (bath/my room, etc). I will also write "look at planner". I also do that with to do lists I have written physically.
      If I believe I might forget it, I'll put it on my keyboard.

      Structured gives me alarms to notice it, which is nice. Since I struggle with time blindness, I tend to not forget looking at my monthly.
      Tweek can also be nice for daily todo lists- I believe it does have alarms-, it has three separate lists for repeated tasks and a nice minimalist layout.
      I also used Habitica once, which can also do weekly/byweekly/etc tasks and has reminders.
      For things I might need sometimes, I have field notes. I don't put time critical stuff in it, unless my phone battery failed (hasn't happened yet).

      Something I'd do if I had something frozen that goes bad in a few months would be putting a list on the freezer.

      Putting a list on your door could also work.

      Basically put stuff in view and I just (am paranoid about forgetting something and) trained myself to always look at my phone's notes.

    2. This is really wonderful, incredibly detailed advice. Thanks so much for taking the time to write it all up and to share it with us. It's people like you who make this community such a welcoming and supportive place. Best wishes. - Lori (Team Member)

  4. Concentrate slowly.

    1. Being deliberate and slowing down sounds like a great idea, . Thanks for sharing what helps. Best wishes. - Lori (Team Member)

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