Establish routinesiStock/Kirill Kleikov
It really is easier to find things if you always put them in the same place. For example, always hang your car keys on a hook or put them in the same place by the front door. These are the 7 genius brain boosters you can do before you leave for work.
Use your sensesiStock/EHStock
If you have to put something in an unfamiliar place, say what you are doing out loud: “I am putting my sunglasses on the table by the door.” By letting your ears register the information, you increase your chances of remembering it later.