Nosey Delight- A Cup Of Tea and The Power of Habit

From the yeasty warmth of freshly baked bread to the clean, summery haze of lavender flowers, we all have favorite smells we find particularly comforting. What’s yours?

I grow up in a family who consume a lot of tea, a cup of tea for breakfast, another at evening, and sometimes after dinner. Drinking a cup of tea become a symbol of relaxing between activities. It could be the soft and not so sharp smell of english breakfast until the sharp and delicate smell of earl grey or chamomile.

Perhaps it’s not the smell of tea that makes me feel relaxed, but the reverse is true that I drink tea when I feel relaxed. It goes repeatedly like that and my brain associate the smell of tea with relaxed mood. First the relaxed environment triggered me to make a tea, then I enjoyed it over and over again until unconsciously a cup of tea triggered my mood to be relaxed. Fascinating, isn’t it? That’s the power of habit



About Kevin

Kevin is a research analyst at a macro research firm and a private fund manager since 2012. He holds a Master of Management in Finance degree from McGill University and has passed all levels of CFA and FRM exam. Kevin is an avid traveler and photographer, with a record of 33 countries visited in 2019. He is a freelance contributor at Getty Image and is running two website in his spare time, and
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2 Responses to Nosey Delight- A Cup Of Tea and The Power of Habit

  1. priyanka says:

    Tea is something holy . Definitely . I would also say , nothing relaxes me more than a cup of hot tea .

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