A. Peppermint improves life very much. Feeling stressed? Take a whiff or drink some peppermint tea (i.e., hot peppermint leaf infusion). Want to make chocolate taste better? Or milk? Add some peppermint. Trouble sleeping? More peppermint. Headache? Fill a jar with 1/3 lavender and 2/3 peppermint and breathe deeply.
B. The gifts others give us, insofar as they are perfect gifts (i.e. given and received well), attain a significance beyond the everyday. But what does it mean to give and receive a gift well?