Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks
Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks.

Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks – and other psychological tricks to make life more enjoyable.

It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favourite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavour is nearly overwhelming. But a minute later, you’re barely noticing the taste as you drink it.

Or you buy a new car and think it will make you smile every time you drive it for years. But a month later, that sensation is gone. Now it’s just a car. Continue reading

Chocolate… 5 Scientific Reasons Why It Should Be Savoured

Scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savored.
Scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savored.
Chocolate has tempted the world more than any other dessert. Though our first instinct is to quickly indulge in chocolate’s creamy goodness, scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savoured. Continue reading Chocolate… 5 Scientific Reasons Why It Should Be Savoured

Is it rude to take the last chocolate?

Is it rude to take the last chocolate?
Is it rude to take the last chocolate?
Should I take the last chocolate?

I didn’t know it was the last one when, feeling peckish on a recent afternoon, I rose from my desk and walked across the newsroom toward where my editor, Victoria, sits. She keeps on her desk a glass jar stocked with candy, typically those trapezoidal, foil-wrapped Dove chocolates, free for the taking. Continue reading Is it rude to take the last chocolate?