1.Smiling makes us more attractive
We are drawn to people who smile. Smiling keeps us from looking worn-down, stressed or tired. By simply smiling more often, you can improve your facial appearance… for free!
- Smiling makes you happy
Try feeling sad and smiling at the same time. It simply doesn’t work. Smiling can trick the body into helping you change your mood.
- Smiling is contagious
No only does smiling make you happy, but it can also change the moods of others around you. A smiling person brings happiness with them. Smile, and you will draw people to you.
- Smiling releases stress
Stress can really show up in our faces. When you are stressed, take time to put on a smile. You’ll be surprised how difficult it is to continue feeling stressed while smiling and looking happy.
- Smiling boosts your immune system
Every time you smile you are boosting your immune system. When you smile, immune function improves because you are more relaxed — helping to prevent the flu and common colds!
- Smiling lowers your blood pressure
When you smile, there is a measurable reduction in your blood pressure. Give it a try if you have a blood pressure monitor at home. Sit for a few minutes, take a reading. Then smile for a minute and take another reading while still smiling. Do you notice a difference?
- Smiling is a natural drug
Studies have shown that smiling releases endorphins, natural painkillers, and serotonin, helping to keep us sane and in a good mood!
- Smiling makes you look younger
The muscles we use to smile lift the face, making a person appear younger. Forget the face lift, and start smiling (often) in your daily conversations!