The Romance Of Highly Scented Candles

Written by Marguerite Bonneville

Beforerepparttar discovery and widespread use of electricity, candles and firelight wererepparttar 126088 only instruments humans could rely on to navigate after dark. But inrepparttar 126089 21st century, they are two ofrepparttar 126090 most effective stimuli for creating a romantic mood. And if you use a highly scented candle, you'll create an even more effective sensual experience.

Candles affect us on a number of different levels:

1. Gazing at a flame is a mesmerizing experience and relaxes bothrepparttar 126091 eyes andrepparttar 126092 mind.

2. Because a candle throws light on a relatively small area, it creates a sense of intimacy amongrepparttar 126093 people basking in its glow.

3. On an emotional level, a candle induces a sense of warmth, even though it emits very little heat.

4. A candle can also capturerepparttar 126094 eye throughrepparttar 126095 beauty of its color and design, which are enhanced byrepparttar 126096 flickering flame.

5. A highly scented candle adds more pleasure torepparttar 126097 mix by stimulatingrepparttar 126098 olfactory senses.

You can use highly scented candles to create a romantic atmosphere during intimate evenings at home, or you can give them to special people in your life as gifts. There are so many varieties of candles now available inrepparttar 126099 marketplace that you're sure to find one to suit every taste. Candle Uses:

1. Aromatherapy

The study of how scent affectsrepparttar 126100 central nervous system is centuries old. Modern day aromatherapists can evaluate a client's situation and prescribe a remedy in one short consultation. Highly scented candles can be used inrepparttar 126101 same way as essential oils to change a person's frame of mind in a calm and non-threatening way.

Here are some uses for highly scented or aromatherapy candles:

a. To help a person feel calm, give them a candle scented with chamomile. b. A lavender candle will induce a feeling of serenity. c. To help someone with flagging energy, give him or her a sandalwood candle. d. To help restore a person's spirit, give a candle scented with ocean breeze.

2. Relaxation

a. Candles are often used in meditation, and suitable types include chakra candles and Feng Shui candles. b. Meditators often use an aromatherapy burner fueled by tealights or votive candles. c. Give highly scented candles to someone who enjoys taking baths by candlelight.

3. Color Therapy

a. Choose soft colors or light and neutral shades for people who love to relax. b. Give strong colored candles to people who love to celebrate.

4. Celebration

a. Candles are regularly used in ceremonies such as christenings, birthdays, weddings and funerals.

In The Romance Game, It’s Three Strikes And You’re Out

Written by Marguerite Bonneville

John walked intorepparttar kitchen and slumped againstrepparttar 126087 counter.

“Hi John, “ I said. “What’srepparttar 126088 matter with you?”

“Oh, nothing,” he mumbled.

“Must be a woman,” I laughed. John was my roommate’s brother and his romantic adventures were a source of great amusement at our house. He was always onrepparttar 126089 make but rarely successful.

“Yeah, well…there’s this girl I met at a party and she’s sooooo cute. And I got her number and I’ve been calling her but she keeps coming up with excuses when I ask her to a movie.”

“So what does she say?”

“Well, last night she said she was busy on Saturday because she has to wash her hair. The last time she said there was something she wanted to watch on TV.”

“And did she suggest another time?”


“John! Where’s your brain?” I exploded. “The girl isn’t interested!”

“But how do you know that?”

“Because she gave yourepparttar 126090 lamest excuse onrepparttar 126091 planet and she didn’t suggest a alternative.”

“But she was friendly atrepparttar 126092 party,” he countered.

“Maybe she was just in a good mood. Or maybe she was making someone jealous. What matters is what she’s telling you now. And it’s definitely a NO.”

“But she’s so cute,” he whined.

“That’s got nothing to do with it,” I replied. I sawrepparttar 126093 hangdog look on his face and took pity on him.

“Okay, John, here’srepparttar 126094 deal. The next time you decide to ask a girl out, you give her three chances to say yes. You stop calling her afterrepparttar 126095 third no.”

“That’s it? Three calls?”

“Yes. If she’s interested she might say no but she’ll come up with an alternative. Or she’ll say yes byrepparttar 126096 third call.’

“But what if she’s just playing hard to get?”

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