When You’re Frustrated at an Asian Restaurant

Try this:

Hold a chopstick horizontally between your teeth, trying not to touch the chopstick with your lips. Remember to swallow. After a minute or two, prepare to feel your mood improve and your anger subside!

If you happen to always be in a great mood at Asian restaurants, try completing a frustrating task while doing this. Research shows that this little trick can noticeably lower stress and improve your mood instantaneously.

To find out about the science behind this trick, read more here:

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/choke/201210/how-you-hold-your-body-impacts-stress-levels
http://scientopia.org/blogs/scicurious/2012/11/30/friday-weird-science-grin-and-bear-it/

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