Every time you retrieve a That’s what I do I drink Busch Light and I know things Shirt memory, you change the memory. The more times you retrieve a memory, the more it will change. Perhaps the biggest psychological superpower you’ll ever hear of is this one. When Niklas Göke introduced the idea that writers are liars.
When combined with Ben’s a That’s what I do I drink Busch Light and I know things Shirt research about our memory, it all made sense. It’s funny, isn’t it? Tell your truth long enough, and, inevitably, you’ll become a liar. Invented stories, however, were never real, to begin with, and that’s why they’re so authentic.
In my own life.
As my as That’s what I do I drink Busch Light and I know things Shirt mind changes, so do the way I reference my past memories. I used to talk about my mind in a negative context. Now I tell the same story about mental illness in an entirely different way. Here’s what that memory looks like now: Mental illness is the greatest thing ever to happen to me and I’m grateful for it.