Mental Calm

Am I This?

It can happen in a moment, triggered by an interaction with a partner, a family member, or a work colleague. It can build up overtime, triggered by saying “yes” too often and the day-to-day effort of managing family, career, and self. It can happen because of work stress, a relationship break up, or a misfortune. […]

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Essential Oils for Learned Odor Responses

Learned-odor response is a phenomenon where people naturally pair an aroma with a person, place, object, or event, creating an instantaneous memory link. This pairing of aroma and “thing” likely has ancient biological roots because remembering that a smell was safe or dangerous was essential to survival. In my own life, I have an example

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