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How Scented Candles Affect Your Mood

How Scented Candles Affect Your Mood

One thing that should never be overlooked is the power of smell. It is scientifically proven that scented candles play a vital role in the physiological effects of our mood, mental health, and stress.  Here's the thing about our sense of smell. It stimulates the part of our brain that is connected to memory and mood. Scents have access to the limbic area of our brain which is known as our “emotional part of the brain”. As a result, our emotions and smell are deeply connected. So any time you smell something good such as a scented candle, the relationship...

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Natural Remedies For Anxiety

Natural Remedies For Anxiety

 Battling anxiety has always been a mission of mine as I refuse to take anxiety medication that is unnatural to the body and produces negative side-effects. “Natural remedies have been used for centuries in many cultures to alleviate anxiety and its symptoms with surprising effectiveness.” I am a firm believer that there are natural ways of healing and easing pain. I have been battling anxiety and panic attacks since I was about seven years old. But as I got older, I was able to research techniques that I can resort to instead of relying on medication. Along my journey, I was...

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The Power of Citrus Scents

The Power of Citrus Scents

The sense of smell is one of our strongest five senses and has the biggest influence on our brain activity. It also has the power to impact our emotions.   The smell sensations are relayed deep into the brain, helping us to not only remember a certain smell but they also have the power to trigger an emotional response. Which means that any fragrance has a direct impact on our health and wellbeing. Once we understand how powerful a memory-trigger scent is, we can then choose fragrances with positive associations. Our spring and summer bundle are carefully handpicked citrus scents to...

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Why Soy Wax over Paraffin Wax?

Why Soy Wax over Paraffin Wax?

The difference between soy and paraffin wax is the way each wax is created. Soy wax is natural, environmentally friendly, non-toxic and biodegradable. It is made from a renewable source (soybeans) and paraffin is made petroleum-based that is made from crude oil (fossil fuel) which is considered non-renewable. To be clear paraffin and soy are NOT toxic. Paraffin is the most popular form of wax because of how strong the fragrance emits from the candle. However, there are some things to look out for when burning a paraffin candle. The soot emitted from paraffin wax is generally darker and unhealthy. ...

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