“Our Memories protect our Future by Forgetting our Past”

Brendan Dunne

Life is not about waiting for the weather to clear; it is about being prepared for the weather we get. The way in which we prioritise our memories allow us to move forward with a positive outlook on life.

The best example of having a selective memory is the weather, how many times have you heard these sentences being muttered by people of a certain age?

Oh the weather was never like this when I was growing up; we didn’t have that many rainy days and I also remember spending long summer evenings playing hide and seek with my friends because the sun didn’t set until after ten. We spent more time at the beach than anywhere else during the summers of my youth.

The above sentences are the sentiments of most people I have had the privilege to meet because in my experience people prefer to remember the good…

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