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Cultivate Good Smells.

One of my latest, and favorite, happiness resolutions is to Cultivate good smells. I’d never thought much about the sense of smell, but after some research — and just paying more attention — I realize how critical this sense is to my feelings of vitality and enjoyment. It’s a cliche to “stop and smell the roses,” of course, but just …


Happiness is…a Beautiful Scent: Fireplace, Baby Powder, Christmas Tree.

Recently, I’ve become very interested in the sense of smell. This was partly inspired by my five-year-old daughter, who is a real “nose.” She responds more powerfully to smells than anyone I’ve ever met. To learn more, I turned to Rachel Herz’s wonderful book, The Scent of Desire. I highly recommend it to anyone who’s interested in this subject. In …