MOOD IMPROVING SCENTS - Melissa Allen Mood Essentials

A spritz of the right fragrance can boost your confidence, get you in date mode, or take you straight to a place of calm. Here's how to use the latest fragrances to your advantage.

Utilising fragrance is a great way to help you start feeling the way you want to feel faster, since the olfactory nerve is directly linked to the part of the brain that monitors memories and emotions. Scent affects mood, concentration, memory and emotion.  Research shows that there is a 40% improvement in mood after being exposed to pleasant scents.

So what are you in the mood for today?

You want to feel….Empowered

“Hey there boss, I’ll be taking that pay rise that I clearly deserve.” It’d be good to have that kind of confident mojo in our system all the time, wouldn’t it?  It would mean having the self belief in our work and standing up for ourselves. 

If you are looking for a fragrance that can help you feel more empowered, look for a fragrance that has that contains the following;  grapefruit, rosewood, mandarin, bergamot, cardamom, cedarwood

You are wanting to feel…. Happy 

When you ask most people where their “happy place” I think they would say the beach.  Mainly because for many people, the beach is an oasis and a getaway from everyday life and simply being there may make them happy. 

Likewise, food makes people happy – especially if they are feeling down. Instead of reaching for a sugary snack, you could reach for a fragrance that features delicious notes and hits the spot instead. Fragrances that have notes like sandalwood, peppermint, grapefruit, orange, bergamot, ylang, ylang

You want to feel…. Relaxed 

We all lead stressful, busy lives and sometimes it takes more than a cup of tea to get us to really feel relaxed.  What you need is a fragrance that presents a calming atmosphere.  If you are looking for a scent to take to you place of “zen” when you’re anything but, look for ones that contain soothing notes such as lavender, bergamot, sandalwood, patchouli, cedarwood, vetiver, frankincence

You want to feel…. Focused

Living in such a fast paced society that sees us wearing numerous hats and juggling multiple tasks every day can at times make us feel that things are just going around in circles….

To help eliminate distractions, increase concentration and focus on what’s important  look for fragrances that contains rosewood, rosemary, frankincense, lemon, vetiver, patchouli, peppermint


Happy Spritzing!

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