9 Psychological Tricks You Can Start Using Right Now

Chew bubble gum to calm down.

9 Psychological Tricks You Can Start Using Right Now

According to scientific research, this process decreases the level of cortisol (the stress hormone) dramatically. There are several possible explanations for this. One of them is that the blood rushes to the head and you become more relaxed. Another says it is because of our pleasant associations with food and chewing that make us happier and calmer.

Besides, chewing gum can help distract us and get rid of bad habits like eating when we are stressed or biting our nails.

Tell someone a secret to improve your relationship.

A good way to win someone’s trust is to share a secret with them. Of course, you shouldn’t tell them something really important, especially if your goal is to just build a good relationship. It’s important to show this person that you trust them and that you think that it’s important that they know something. This way they will feel that they are connected to you through something important.

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