28 Nov 2009

Smiling is a great way to make you stand out while helping your bodysmile1 function better. Smile to improve your health, your stress level and your attractiveness. Smiling is just one more fun way to improve your quality of life and to help you live longer. Here are 10 more reasons to keep smiling!

1. We Are Drawn To People Who Smile.
There is an attraction factor. We want to know a smiling person and to know what they are smiling about? Frowns and pouts push people away—but a smile can draw them back in.

2. Smiling Changes Our Mood
Next time you are feeling down, try putting a smile on. There is a good chance your mood will change for the better. There is always something to smile about, even when your having a bad day.

3. Smiling Is Contagious
When someone is smiling they can lighten up a room, change the moods of others and make things feel happier.

4. Smiling Relieves Stress
Stress can really show in our faces. Smiling prevents us from looking tired, warn out or down. When your stressed try and find a reason to smile…it is a surefire way to release some of what stresses you out.

5. Smiling Boosts your Immune System
Smiling helps the immune system work better. When your smiling the immune system works better simply because you are more relaxed. Prevent seasonal flu and colds by smiling!

6. Smiling Lowers Your Blood Pressure
When you smile there is a measurable reduction in blood pressure. Even though this may not take away your need for medication or medical help for this illness, studies have shown a defined reduction in blood pressure when one is smiling as opposed to when one is not.

7. Smiling Releases Endorphins, Natural Pain Killers And Serotonin
Studies have shown that smiling releases Endorphins, Natural Pain Killers and Serotonin. Together these three make us feel good. Smiling is a natural drug.

8. Smiling Lifts The Face And Makes You Look Younger
The muscles we use to smile, lifts the face, making a person appear younger. So there may not be a need for that face lift, just try smiling your way through the day–you’ll look younger and feel better.

9. Smiling Makes You Seem Successful
Smiling people appear more confident, are more likely to be approached or to be promoted. Put on a smile at meetings and appointments, people will react to you differently.

10. Smiling Helps You Stay Positive
Try this test: Smile. Now try and think of something negative without losing your smile. When we smile the body is sending the rest of us a message that “Life is Good!”. Stay away from stress, depression and worrying by smiling.

Even though it may not always be realistic to smile during hard and stressful times we all can definitely dig deep within and find something to be happy about. Whether it be a sleep-in on a Sunday morning, the love of your children or even a new pair of shoes…we all have beauty in our lives. Reminding yourself to smile in a dark moment will not only help you deal but it will reflect the strength of character you have inside.
Its Saturday….Let’s all smile together!!!!


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