Stories from the Compactor Room

by Chuck Garneau, B. Math, OLCM, RCM The Compactor Room sees garbage, lots of garbage. But every so often it sees something different.                 The resident came to my office pleading for help.  He had dropped his fiancé’s $30,000 engagement ring down the garbage chute. He wanted me to find it. I was not about […]

Is there a link between bad smells and mood?

Are bad smells linked to unpleasant thoughts? Smell sense and the brain Smell is a powerful sense, it is connected right in the middle of the brain.  The two main areas that the sense of smell is processed is in the Amygdala (the area in charge of memories and emotional responses) and the Hippocampus (responsible […]