Uplifting Spring Scents

The sense of smell is so powerful it can alter and enhance your mood.  Scent alone can trigger emotion, bliss and memory.  Surround yourself this spring by fragrances that are instantly uplifting. Here are some of my top finds: Suave Naturals Mango Mandarin Refreshing Body Wash, $3.49 at drugstores

Start in the shower.  "When you wake up in the morning, your mind is at its most free to be emotionally transported by scent," remarked Dr. Rachel Hertz.

Bond No. 9 High Line, $220 at Bond No. 9 Boutiques

Spritz on a floral.  With notes of purple love grass, bergamot, red-leaf rose, Lady Jane tulips and musk, this light fragrance is a spring go-to.  Named after the NYC High Line that runs from the Meat Packing District to 34th Street and allows NYers to escape from the hustle and bustle, it'll make you feel like you've escaped your busy day.

Crabtree and Evelyn India Hicks Island Living Casuarina Scented Candle, $35 at Crabtree-evelyn.com

Create your own paradise.  This tropical candle brings the scent of the islands to you.  Create the atmosphere you desire no matter where you are.  Burn time: 45 hours.