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Pandemic Winter Health Hacks

The Mood-Boosting Power of Scent

It can help you cope throughout the day

I was raised by a fervent gardener, so my young nose often took in sensory treats transported from yard to vase. To this day, I know that a room graced with a freshly cut lilac or mess of herbs is the place to be — especially when my mood swings low.




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Kate Green Tripp

Kate Green Tripp

Senior Manager @ Medium. I chase ideas and edit stories about health, science, culture, and innovation. I also write and, most of all, belong outside.

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