A strong password
- is 8 or more characters
- is hard to guess
- has capital and lowercase letters
- has numbers and/or symbols
You might consider a passphrase instead. Pick several words that are easy to remember and hard to guess. For added security, throw some numbers and capitals in as well. This comic succinctly explains why a passphrase is a good idea and even provides an example of a good one.
Resetting your own password
You can now reset your own password! To take advantage of this service, you just have to set an email forwarding address. Once it's set, you can just visit the Reset Password page here and follow the instructions.