5 scents that will help you to cheer up almost instantly

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The bad mood is definitely unpleasant. And anything can spoil the mood — a strict boss, a capricious partner, perpetual traffic jams, heat, noisy neighbors, and so on and on.

How to cope with a bad mood? Yes, so that without alcohol and drugs?

Do not believe it: odors will help you! Studies show that some flavors can instantly improve mood. Try any of the following — it certainly won’t be any worse!

1. The smell of citrus.


Any citrus — orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit, etc. — instantly improves the mood with its aroma. Specifically, the lemon smell gives strength and soothes the nerves.

2. The smell of pine needles.


The coniferous smell causes pleasant associations with winter and Christmas. Therefore, this fragrance brings memories and uplifting.

3. The smell of sunscreen.

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When was the last time you were on the beach and smeared with sun cream? Smell it and remember this time, which is guaranteed to cheer you up!

4. The smell if mint.

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Mint — the best tool for a good mood. Enough to smell it, or even drink any mint drink. This fragrance is soothing and relaxing.

5. The smell of the sandal.


The aroma of sandalwood helps to fall asleep better, relieves anxiety and improves mood. Sandalwood also helps to reduce irritability and aggression.

Where do you get all these smells?

The best option is to purchase essential oils with your favorite fragrances. They are compact and lightweight, so they are comfortable to carry around. Even if a few drops are spilled into the bag, you are unlikely to object!

You can also drip oil on a handkerchief and carry it with you. Sniff a handkerchief when you need a charge of good mood.

Do you have any favorite smells?

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