Working memory consists of short term information and the ability to manipulate it verbally and visually. It’s critical for success in school, at work, and in everyday living. Internet tips for boosting working memory are everywhere but research shows it boiling down to 4 skills: Mindfulness, Visualization, Relaxation, and Affirmation. These skills lower emotionally reactive behavior and are most effective for success. There’s also the bonus of developing lifelong coping strategies that make daily happiness a reality.