Smiling Helps You Stay PositiveTry this test: Smile. Now try to think of something negative without losing the smile. It's hard. When we smile our body is sending the rest of us a message that "Life is Good!" Stay away from depression, stress and worry by smiling.
Smiling may seem like an involuntary response to something cute or funny but it is much more than that.
Smiling releases endorphins.
Smiling can help you manage stress and anxiety by releasing endorphins, chemicals that makes you happier. Endorphins are the same chemicals you get from working out or running, resulting in what is known as a runner’s high. Smile more to get that high without running. A real energy boost.
Smiling strengthens your immune system
Smiling even makes your immune system stronger by making your body produce white blood cells to help fight illnesses. One study found that hospitalized children who were visited by story-tellers and puppeteers who made them smile and laugh had higher white blood cell counts than those children who weren’t visited. So boost your own system by smilling and doing stuff that makes you smile.
Smiling will make you more comfortable
Our natural tendency is to stick to things that are familiar, but smiling decreases this need. Another study found that smiling can make you more comfortable in situations you would otherwise feel awkward in.
There are many more benefits to smiling so get started and SMILE to yourself and everyone else todat it will boost your energy and theirs too.