The types of clouds: everything you need to know by Tibi Puiu

Clouds come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Some look cute and fluffy, others appear menacing and apocalyptic.

Not all clouds are created equal. Some are puffy and sweet, others are gray and uniform while others still are so erratic and capricious that the human mind starts to see things; bunnies, cows or a nation’s borders.

The different types of clouds are named based on their shape and how high up they hover in the troposphere. For instance, the diagram below provides a quick overview of the most common types of clouds based on altitude.

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The three main types of clouds

A cloud is a visible accumulation of minute droplets of wate, ice crystals, or both, suspended in the air. Though they vary in shape and size, all clouds are basically formed in the same way through the vertical of air above the condensation level. Clouds may also form in contact with the ground surface, too. Such a cloud would be known as fog

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11 Physical and Psychological Benefits Of Burning Incense By: David M. Sanchez

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Incense is not only a room or air freshener with a pleasant smell, but it has many physical and psychological benefits and spiritual effects on our minds and bodies.

But you’re probably wondering:

What are the effects of Incense on body and mind? Is incense good or bad for your health?

Here are the top 11 benefits of burning Incense:

1.      Acts as an air freshener

incenseThe most common benefit of incense is that it acts as a natural air freshener or an odor eater with a pleasant smell, and keeps our homes or room fresh.

But it’s not just an air freshener.

Most people who never or seldom use incense often think of it merely as an air freshener and are unaware of the many other benefits it has to the mind and body. Even many regular incense users who use it regularly may not fully appreciate all its physical and psychological benefits.

2.    Enhancing Concentration & Focus

Concentration and FocusWhether it is during study or at work, the use of specific incenses enables clear thinking and helps in developing a state of complete awareness. Monks recognized this benefit of incense long ago and used it during their meditation to clear the air as well as their thoughts. Jewelry makers and other workers who require intense concentration also often use incense to help them focus and to switch back and forth between working under the microscope and working away from it.

3.    Stimulating Creativity

stimulating creativitySimilar to a fun song or beautiful scenery can inspire the imagination, a pleasing aroma can get the creative energy flowing. The many herbal scents of incense can transport one’s mind away to a tropical island, a rain forest, a high range, or any other earthly heaven. The smells of incense can put one in a dream-like state where the imagination is set free to roam.

4.    Increasing Motivation and Positive Energy

Increasing MotivationIncense has long been used by religious and spiritual leaders to purify the air and the soul. Particular incense smoke has antibacterial, fungicidal, and insecticidal properties and, therefore, really does purify the air. It is said that the incense increases positive energy and drives away negative energy. The pure air is like health food for the brain and the body, resulting in an increased motivation and energy level.

5.    Boosting Confidence

Boosting ConfidenceWith increased focus, creativity, and motivation naturally comes increased confidence. When your body is relaxed, and your brain is firing on all cylinders, you’re at your best, and when you’re at your best, you’re at your most confident. Burning incense before a big date, a big test, or a big presentation can increase your confidence and, therefore, your chances of success.

6.    Heightening Sexual Desire

Heightening Sexual DesireEveryone knows that pheromones are nature’s aphrodisiac, which is why they are used in perfumes to attract the opposite sex. Similarly, by indulging the sense of smell, incense acts as a powerful

 

 

 

 

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