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Many see smiling simply as an involuntray response to things that bring you joy or laughter. While this observation is certainly true, whta most people overlook is that smiling can be just as much a voluntary response as a conscious and powerful choice.

Countless scientific studies have confirmed taht a genuine smile is generally considered attractive to others around us. Other studies have shed light on how the act of smiling can elevate your mood and the mood of thos around you.

Still not convinced? Here are top 10 reasons you should make a conscious effort to smile every day.

1. Smiling Makes Us Attractive
     Wa are naturally drawn to people who smile. There is a real physical attraction factor linked to the act of smiling, Not surprisingly, more severe or negative facial expressions like frowns, scowls, and grimaces actually work in the opposite manner, effectively pushing people away. Instead, use the attraction power of your smile to drawn people in.

2. Smiling Relieves Stress
     Believe it or not, smiling can reduce stress even if you don't feel like smiling or even know taht you're smiling! When you are stressed, take teh time to put on a smile, You and those around you will reap the benefits.

3. Smiling Elevates Our Mood
     A simple smile can trigger the release of enural communcation boosting neuropeptides as well as mood-boosting neurotransmitters like dopamine, and serotonin. Think of smiling like a natural anti-depressant.

4. Smiling Is Contagious
     The part of your brain that is responsible for your controlling the facial expression of smiling is an unconscious automatic response area. Meaning that smiling can be completely unconscious, particularly when it comes to our habit of mimicking another person's smile. Yes, it is scientifically proven that smiles are "contagious!"

5. Smiling Boosts Your Immune System 
     Smiling can also boost your overall health. The act of smiling actually helps the human immune system to function more effectively. It is thought that when you smile, immune function improves because you are more relaxed.

6. 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. 

7. Smiling makes Us Feel Good
     Studies have shown that smiling releases endorphine, natural painkillers, adn serotonin, Together these three neurotransmitters make us feel good from head to toe. Not only do these natural chemicals elevate your mood, but they also relax your body and reduce physical pain. SMilling is a natural drug.

8. Smiling Makes You Look Younger
     Not only can smiling make you more attractive it can also make you look more youthful. The muscles we use to smile alsi lift the face, making a person appear younger, So intead of opting for a facelift, just try smiling your way through teh day - you'll look younger nad feel better.

9. Smiling Makes You Seem Successful
     Studies ahve shown that people who smile regularly appear more confident, are more likely to be promoted, and are more liekly to be approached, Try putting on a smile at meetings and business appointments. You might find that people react to you differently.

10. Smiling Helps You stay Positive
     Even when a smile feels unnatural or forced, it still sends the brain and ultimately the rest of our body the message that "life is Good!" Stay away from depression, stress, adn worry by smiling.

Source: verywellmind.com

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  • Hot Mama
    Jan 19, 2021 17:43