The Link Between Pets and Stress Relief

The Link Between Pets and Stress Relief

People that own pets, whether it's a dog or cat, or some other type of furry or scaly pet, know that these critters offer comfort (and so much more). Indeed, studies have shown that pets offer more than just companionship. They help improve mental health, physical well-being, and more. How Pets Help Us You've probably had an experience where it seemed like your dog or cat somehow knew you were in a bad mood or feeling depressed and they seemed to give you extra attention, as though they wanted to help you get through this rough time. Whether or not...

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How to Use Scents to Reduce Stress?

How to Use Scents to Reduce Stress?

The magic of scents actually begins with your sense of smell. Because of the way your sense of smell works, it is far more powerful than most of us are aware.  Your sense of smell and taste are both chemical senses. Interestingly enough, people who lose their sense of smell often lose their sense of taste. If they don't completely lose it, it is still significantly affected by the inability to smell. The sense of smell is indeed an essential part of the human experience. 

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