There are countless articles advising how to “style your home with scent,” what to use in our living room, bedroom, etc. But smell is so intimately related to our personal experiences and memories, it’s impossible to tell someone what scent would be relaxing.
When I started researching our sense of smell and the impact of scents, what I found blew my mind. Smell is the unsung hero of the senses. It's directly connected to the emotion and memory part of the brain.
Fragrance can improve your mood and reduce stress. There are many scents that are effective for relaxation, sleep, and stress relief. You can enjoy the benefits of relaxing scents at home or work with soy candles. Here are the 7 best scents for relaxation.