I am super duper superstitious. This is 100% due to my Eastern European upbringing. We take this stuff seriously. I think my grandmother would prefer me lighting a cigarette in the house than….God forbid…whistling (if you whistle indoors, the house will have no money). It may be a placebo effect, but as another Russian saying goes, better safe than sorry. Here are some good luck charms around the world.
Turkey/Greece/Italy – Nazar – Eye shaped amulet that protects from the evil eye