Power of a Smile Day may have been over 5 days ago but surely everyday we should be smiling?! One smile to a stranger could change that whole persons day which in turn could change 100s of peoples days from mediocre to plain old jolly. Imagine the impact if we smiled at 5, nay! 10 strangers today and how great we will feel in return – and look much younger!
It’s finally here: Power of a Smile Day (June 15th)! Did you even know there was such a thing? While I know you all practice your smiling skills every day, today we should all be especially conscious of our smiles. Maybe take this day to hand out a happy note or two at the same time!
Here are a 6 fun smile facts:
#1 Smiling releases endorphins. These endorphins relieve stress and help you feel better.
#2 Smiling is known as an expression of happiness and acceptance across all cultures.
#3 Smiling is contagious. A Swedish study found that people had trouble frowning when they looked at other people who were smiling. Their muscles twitched into smiling on their own!
#4 Babies start smiling in their sleep as soon as they’re born. Smiling is something that comes naturally and isn’t learned.
#5 Smiling can reduce your blood pressure. Researchers found…
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