As amazing as our bodies are, there are new tricks we can learn, especially when science is involved. We’re talking tricks you can do at home too.

It’s so wonderful to know that we really have control over our own bodies.

You can make yourself feel better, and even take pride in your body, after learning these strange tricks.

Blowing on your thumb for anxiety

This trick is said to help calm you down by stimulating the vagus nerve, which runs from your brain to your abdomen. To do it, simply blow on your thumb for a few seconds.