Stop and Smell The Roses
Living in our frenetic “Information Cloud”, twitter-laden, blogospheric world, we often move from task to task, screen to screen, sound bite to sound bite, without ever stopping to smell the roses. We as human beings need to stop from time to time. And we need joyful moments to feed our hearts, souls, and minds.
“The experience of scent enriches, improves, and deepens our lives in multiplicative and multifaceted ways. Our sense of smell allows us to experience an intense emotional life, awakens our memories, is interlaced with our mental health, and triggers our passion. . . The use of scent to enhance our lives goes way back in history: . . . cavemen dragged pine and fir boughs into their caves.” –Rachel Herz, Scent of Desire
Smelling a pleasant scent can create a joyful moment and the small break we need to keep going. Whether you light a vanilla candle, take in the sweet scent of strawberries, stop to smell the ocean breeze or pine needles, or smell your loved ones’ hair, enjoying a pleasant scent takes no time and enriches your life. And you deserve this kind of break, at least once a day.
Scent can help you feel more grounded, present, and alive. It can nourish your spirit and lift you out of stressful situation. It can shift your thinking from negative to positive thoughts.
Some of you know that I have a product called Happy Scent that makes it easy to enjoy a scent whenever you want. I want to remind you about it, because it is making a big difference in a lot of peoples lives.
I started on the journey of creating Happy Scent when a participant in a workshop raised their hand and said: “I can’t burn a candle at work, so how do I access the power of scent to shift my mood when I’m not at home?” Six months later Happy Scent was born.
I recently had a new website built for Happy Scent, and I am very excited about how it turned out. I hope you will visit the site, it is beautiful, has great information, and it has video of me talking about how to use Happy Scent. Also, there are new scents available in celebration of our website launch.
Donna Schilder is an Executive Coach who provides a place for her clients to stand back, assess situations, reconnect to their goals, and choose the best approach to achieve business and personal success. Donna also owns Glacier PointSolutions, Inc. which provides Executive Coaching & Training to High Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Professional Services, and Nonprofit leaders. Contact Donna at 562 434 7822 or Donna@DonnaSchilder.com.