222: Scents and the Brain - The Science of Meditation
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"I always remember my childhood house with happy memories. There was a beautiful garden and outside my bedroom window was a jasmine vine which would open in the evenings and giving off a divine scent" - Carolina Herrara
Your sense of smell is unlike any of your other senses when it comes to creating your moods. As you will learn in this episode, your ability to be happy is linked to certain fragrances. So is your ability to be energized, peaceful, etc.
Listen to how your body shortcuts your thoughts when it comes to smells and emotion
Topics Discussed in this Episode
- Thanks to listener Mike S for his help with the sponsorship link
- An overview of sponsorship
- How your brain uses fragrances to trigger emotional and hormonal response
- Coming to our "Scents"es with essential oils
- Episode 085 - Happiness from inside the brain
Question of the Day
What is your absolute favorite smell? What does it remind you of?
Action of the Day
Travel to a store that sells essential oils and sample the different fragrances and think about how they make you feel
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