1. Sniff an orange

Strange, but true! When you’re stressed, your sense of smell actually gets sharper because your body clicks into survival mode. So put those superhuman powers to use by sniffing some citrus essential oil. In a recent Brazilian study, participants who endured a stressful test felt much less anxious after inhaling orange essential oil for five minutes prior to the exam. Best of all, the benefits followed them throughout the day.

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  1. wanderer02:20pm Saturday 10th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    powers of nature .... not belief or mumbo-jumbo from a book

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