The Effect of Scent on Moods

Written by Valerie Garner

When we talk about scents it could refer to a variety of applications. Fromrepparttar choice of perfume we wear, to lotions we use, candles we choose, oils, potpourris, etc. It is known that certain scents seem to effect people in different ways.

Some scents are tied to certain memories, and if those memories were good or bad, will probably have a huge influence on whetherrepparttar 141368 scent is liked or not. For instance, if mom made a great apple pie and there were lots of good memories of that apple pie, odds are you would findrepparttar 141369 scent of apple pie comforting and homey. Many people have fond memories of a lilac bush in grandma’s yard. The list goes on and on. You may want to ask yourself what scents you typically tie to good memories, those could be a good place to start.

There are categories of scents that are commonly known to have certain affects on people’s moods. These are listed below:

7 Ways to Get Back Your Budget in Record Time

Written by Jill R. Hyland

The price of everything has gone up, requiring people to be more conscientious about money. The problem is that byrepparttar timerepparttar 141367 mortgage, car, utilities, and credit cards are paid, there is little money to put aside. Saving money is not that hard, just a matter of learning allrepparttar 141368 different options and being creative.

In addition torepparttar 141369 obvious of putting money into a retirement fund or savings account, there are hundreds of ways to save money. Although some ways of saving may not seem like much, once you add them up atrepparttar 141370 end ofrepparttar 141371 year, you will see how substantialrepparttar 141372 savings really are. Keep in mind that saving is more than a single lump sum of money put aside. Saving is something found in your everyday life byrepparttar 141373 way you live andrepparttar 141374 choices you make.

1. Clearance Always head straight forrepparttar 141375 clearance rack where you can find amazing bargains. Sometimes you may have to dig a little to findrepparttar 141376 right item butrepparttar 141377 savings will be well-worth your time. Most clearance racks offer variety, current trends, and great value. For example, Bed, Bath & Beyond has a clearance section where you can find all kinds of wonderful household items for a fraction ofrepparttar 141378 original cost.

2. Thrift/Surplus Stores Unfortunately, thrift and surplus stores have been given a bad rap. Many of these stores are filled with hundreds of top quality items. Name brand merchandise is easy to find but just like clearance racks, it takes some time to find. Find a thrift or surplus store close to where you live and then plan spending some time to find those outstanding bargains. One woman in Kansas City, Missouri located such a store about 20 minutes from her home. After shopping through every isle overrepparttar 141379 period of two hours, she walked out ofrepparttar 141380 store with eight huge garbage bags filled torepparttar 141381 brim with designer clothes for her and her children, many withrepparttar 141382 original tags still attached. She even found a couple of Liz Claiborne suits for herself at $5.99 each and a Dooney & Burke purse normally valued at $225 for $19.95. Her children had an entire season of school clothes and best of all, she paid less than $200.

3. Create a Budget Everyone should create a budget. If you are not sure how or just not good with money, many businesses such as H&R Block, offer free financial consulting to help you put a budget together. Knowing where you are spending your money is by farrepparttar 141383 best way to save. In most cases, people have no idea where their money is really going and once they see it on paper, not only are they surprised but eager to change their spending habits.

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