18 Photos That Can Feel as Soothing as a Hot Bath

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In an ideal world, stress wouldn’t be a significant part of our lives. But when that’s not possible, you can still take your mind to a “happy place” — at least for a few minutes — by simply gazing at some pictures that have the magical power to bring you instant calm.

1. This endless lavender field from the South of France

2. A wall made of trees in Paris

3. These aligned handles in the Taipei metro

4. Perfect lemon meringue pies

5. Hundreds of crows roosting in the snow at night

6. Art in a fruit tart

7. How the veins of the leaf align on the creases of the hand

8. Red/green color blindness simulation on a gradient puzzle

9. This toasted marshmallow

10. “My coffee with milk was the same shade of brown as my mug this morning.”

11. “I kept on passing this, so on the third night I decided to take a picture.”

12. This neatly stacked box of pencils

13. The view in Trinity College Library from Dublin

14. This painting

15. The way these pumpkin seeds settled in a pot of water

16. The progressive color banding in this latte

17. This snowy street in Ireland

18. The view of these perfect rows of tulips

Which of these images had a calming effect on you? Please share your thoughts in the comment section below!

Please note: This article was updated in February 2023 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.


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