Smiling improves your life Happier
A smile is one of the most simple, inexpensive and wonderful things in the world.
Still, often we forget about this one powerful action while we get lost in the details of today and tomorrow. We feel tired and we got too much to do at work and we got to pay the bills and why did I get the grumpiest cashier at the supermarket…
Here are 5 reasons why smiling as often as you can will put more positivity into your life.
1. You will get a boost of happiness – try forcing yourself to smile for thirty seconds right now. The great feelings that make you smile works in reverse too. By making yourself smile, no matter how you feel, your body will start to release all those wonderful chemicals that makes you feel happy. Try it right now and feel the difference.
2. A smile changes your state – if you feel frustrated, angry or bored a smile changes your emotional state. And a positive state is not just more fun but also opens up to other possibilities in your mind. You will see the world differently through a happier lens. And then you can start building on that to have a string of positive actions and interactions with other people throughout the day.
3. A smile changes other people’s state – walking into a room or up to the counter in a store with a smile on your face can make a world of difference. People will smile back at you and be more helpful and any social tension or awkwardness will melt away. And your interactions will be more open, relaxed and filled with fun and possibilities.
4. Well, why shouldn’t you smile? – when choosing between a frown, a blank expression or a smile the last choice seems to be the most productive and positive choice, doesn’t it? Sure, often you will forget to smile or maybe you just don’t feel like it. But if you try to remember it and use it more often you will soon develop a new habit.
5. It’s easier to smile than doing the opposite – you actually use less muscles while smiling than while frowning or making an angry face. Well, that’s probably what you have heard at least. Barbara Mikkelson over at Urban Legends Reference Pages
reaches a more uncertain conclusion. But still, if you start smiling more your smiling muscles will soon become stronger than your frowning muscles. And it will become easier and easier to smile than doing the opposite.
The importance of a SMILE
One smile can make all the difference in the world. One smile has the power to release stress, calm you down, make you attractive, make someone else happy and believe it or not, smiling can actually cause happiness. This is why “Smile at Life” has become my personal motto.
1) Release stress & Calm down
Stress is hazardos to your health! When you let your stress levels continually in cress without doing anything to prevent it, you will eventually breakdown. And when you do eventually breakdown, it will take you a long time to put yourself back together again. However, a smile is the cheapest and fastest cure. When you feel stressed, just take a minute or two to breathe in and out and smile. There is always something to smile about in life. Always!
“A smile is the prettiest thing you can wear” – Unknown. This is absolutely true. Whether you are female or male, a smile is all you need to complete your beauty! I have always said: “There is nothing more attractive than a man with a smile!” (in my case). Besides, smiling also shows people that you are a positive person and easy to get along with.
3) Be someones sunshine
Fact: smiling is contagious. We all have our own battles to fight. Each one of us! And sometimes all a person needs a smile to reassure them that everything will be OKAY (because it will be). Maybe one smile can reassure that girl who sits beside in class, that someone sees her. That someone actually cares. Maybe one smile to a stranger you walk by in town today, is all it will take to turn that rainy cloud hanging over him into a bright shining sun.
4) Great social network
As mentioned above, a smile is the most welcoming gesture. Who knows what one smile can lead to? I have personally meet a lot of amazing people using this method. Just one smile. That is all it takes.
According to the research papers I have read about smiling, scientist actually have proff that smiling can cause happiness. It is only natural that we smile when we are happy and frown when we are sad/mad. What if we tried to smile a lot more often? What would happen then?
A smile might seem like a simple act that we often take for granted. But a smile is a lot more than just a line that appears across our faces when we are happy. Keep these reasons in mind, and always remember to smile!
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