Nostalgia can be a powerful force in our lives, as it allows us to revisit fond memories from our past and relive them in a small way. The positive effects of scent on memory and experience are undeniable. Revisiting fond memories from our past can boost our mood, increase our sense of social connectedness, and even make us more charitable. By using candles with scents that are associated with certain memories or experiences, we can relive those moments and keep them alive for years to come.
Unleashing Memories Through the Power of Smell
Our sense of smell is closely linked to nostalgia, as certain scents can trigger memories and emotions associated with past experiences, allowing us to relive those moments to some extent. This is because the olfactory bulb, which processes smells, is closely connected to the amygdala and hippocampus, which are responsible for processing emotions and memories.
One way that we can relive and enjoy the past is through storytelling. Scent is a powerful tool that can trigger vivid memories and emotions associated with past experiences. This is why certain scents can elicit strong emotional responses and transport us back to a particular moment in time. Candles play a role in storytelling by providing a sensory element to our memories. By sharing stories about our experiences and lighting a candle with a scent that is associated with that moment, we can transport ourselves back to that time and relive it in some small way. Candles are a valuable tool in preserving memories and telling stories, allowing us to connect with our past and keep our memories alive.
Tell Your Story with New Flame
Why not try New Flame candles to experience past destinations or even transform and create a new experience of places to go and inspired to be through our new flame candle collection in scents London, Taiga and Mykonos.
Relive your memories with our luxurious New Flame range, featuring IFRA-certified fragrances handcrafted in Grasse, France.