How to Get Rid of a Headache in Two Minutes Flat

Like earaches, paper cuts and toe stubs, headaches are a part of life that make you appreciate your non-headache life like nothing else can. You don't realise how simple, beautiful and free you feel without a headache until you have one, and suddenly, nothing else matters. There is a sledgehammer pounding on your skull or a sharp, biting, repetitive stab that sears through your brain, and you wonder how you're going to make it through the next few minutes, or hours.

Well, we found a totally strange trick that people swear by, and it might have been easy to scoff at if our intern hadn't put it to the test when she came down with a crushing headache—and verified that it effectively eliminated her pain in two minutes (so crazy).

The trick is that you repetitively imagine the colour, shape and size of your headache. Want to learn more? Keep scrolling.