You will find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.
~ Charles Chaplin
A Smile is just a simple facial expression. We flex some muscles near the ends of the mouth and magic appears. But this simple act does far than just looking friendly. It is a way to stand out, it can improve your health and reduce your stress level.
Here are 14 reasons to make you smile more:
1. Smiling Will Change Your Mood
Next time you feel down fake a smile for 60 sec. Your body will be tricked, you will feel a change and it will help your mood making you feel better.
2. Smiling Can Ease Physical Pain
When we smile our body releases Endorphins that helps remove negative emotions, Serotonin that help reduce fear and worry and natural Morphine that works as pain killer.
3. Smiling Can Make You Look Younger
Smile can make you look radiant and glowing. Our smile is a natural facelift.
4. Smiling Makes You Look Attractive
Smile draws people to us. A study done by Orbit found that 69% of people find women more attractive when smiling than when wearing makeup.
5. Smiling Relieves Stress
When we smile we help preventing our face from looking tired. Stress will make our face look worn sown, a smile will reduce the stress and we will feel and look better.
6. Smiling Boosts Immune System
Medical Steadies show that smiling relaxes the body and lowers heart beat thus causes the immune system to work better. Smile to help your body to prevent flu and cold.
7. Smiling Lowers Blood Pressure
Take a blood pressure test. Smile for a minute or two. Take another reading while smiling. You will see the difference.
8. Smile Helps To Stay Positive
Smiling while thinking of negative things, without losing your smile is impassable. When you smile your whole body says “all is wonderful!” and you are less depressed.
9. Smiling Is Contagious
When you smile, you glow and light up any room, you change other people’s mood. Yes, a smile makes other people smile and be happier.
10. Smiling Makes You Seem Successful
It is a known fact that people that smile are more likely to get a promotion. Studies shows that 72% of people think those who smile are more confident and successful. Try smiling at meetings and you will see the difference.
11. Smile And You Will Be Remembered
When you smile you are 3 times more likely to be remembered, way more than the one that has negative expression.
12. Smiling Helps To Make New Friends
86% of people are more likely to start a conversation with smiling strangers.
13. Smile And Live Longer
Researchers at Columbia University found that happier, smiling people were less likely to develop heart problems. Positive attitude increases life expectancy. Happy people live 9 years longer than unhappy ones.
14. Smiling Is Better Than Chocolate
The British Dental Health Foundation found that a loving smile can produce the same emotional response as eating 2,000 chocolate bars!
These were the 14 reasons to make you smile more. Now let’s find 14 people you can test your smiles on.