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 agent909

Kevin Yulianto is a private trader and equity portfolio manager with over 4 years of experience. He was born in Jakarta at July 18th 1994, graduated with Bachelor of Medicine Degree from Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia in 2015 and is expected to receive Master of Management Degree from Binus Business School in 2017. Currently he is pursuing his professional certification in the CFA and FRM program, in which he passed level 1 for both program in 2016. Kevin is an avid traveler and photographer, with a record of 32 countries visited in 2016. 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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