Chapter 26. Let Your Intuition Do the Walking

Memory systems can be great, but sometimes turning recall over to your intuition is what you need to recapture a memory for something that happened in the immediate past or long ago. Using your intuition can even help you recapture a dream or remember what you said in a conversation with someone.

I had several such experiences myself while writing this book.

In one case, I had been using some files for my August bills and income receipts, and afterwards I sent out some letters using preprinted return addresses, which I kept in several other files on my desk. A few days later, I went to the file cabinet where I keep my bills and receipts, but the August files weren’t there—and when I looked in all the ...

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