My work has autogenerated passwords that change monthly.
the most part, I just keep these in a mailbox folder that I refer to,
but it saves me a couple of minutes if I just memorize the passwords
that I use the most.
you took piano lessons, or took biology or first aid, or even rock
climbing classes you’ve no doubt been introduced to using words in a
phrase to remind you of process (called a mnemonic device.) The piano
staff one of Every Good Boy Does Fine and FACE is here (though I must
admit to wondering why you need a mnemonic for something that is
For example: QPEN Query Paul about his Egyptian Name
But the more ridiculous a device is the more memorable it is
What’s even better if you can come up with a silly image.
if you have
then a great way to remember it is: The Red Zebra
24 hours I couldn’t remember Query Paul Egyptian Name. All I could
remember was Query Paul, BUT I had no trouble remembering The Red Zebra.
So if a password is
then you can use
purple giraffes are for digging innate holes
This process works well for license plates too
5 women will have 5 to 8 tulips
6 accordians can toil 9 to 5
course the hazard of all this is if you do too good a job, you are
stuck with brain cells that are forever occupied with this bit of
information long after it isn’t relevant. In this case, you can always
repurpose it. i use portions of old phone numbers as pin numbers