10 Reasons Why Smiling Every Day Is Good For YouIn our busy and stressful world, we sometimes forget the simple art of smiling. It’s scientifically proven that cracking a smile every day can significantly improve both your physical and mental health, that’s not to mention its benefits for your appearance! So in honor of World Smile Day 2017, here’s 10 reasons why a smile a day keeps the doctor away!
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It makes you feel happy inside
Even if you don’t feel it at first, the physical act of smiling is guaranteed to make you feel better inside. It’s surprising how much your facial expression affects your mood. If you have a grin on your face, how can you possibly feel sad?
It boosts your confidence
If you’re happy, that’s just one more step on the way to feeling more confident! If you walk around smiling, you’ll seem like you know what you’re doing and will feel self-assured. And eventually you’ll start to genuinely feel it too!
It makes you instantly more attractive
There have been countless experiments that have proved that people are more attracted to someone who is smiling. After all, nobody wants to go on a date with a frowner!
People trust you more
People are more trusting of people that look friendly and approachable, which a smile can instantly make you appear.
It can help you get what you want
If people trust you more, they'll be more inclined to listen to what you say. Whether it’s with your partner, friends or work collegues, it’s been proven that smiling makes you seem more convincing and approachable. So next time you ask for a raise at work, try doing it with a smile on your face!
It reduces stress
Smiling sends signals to your brain that you’re happy, which can reduce the quick heartrate caused by stress. So next time you’re feeling anxious, just take a deep breath, smile, and everything will be ok!
It’s been scientifically proven that smiling is infectious! It’s true that if you smile, people around you will too. And if everyone around you is as happy as you, the world will feel like a better place.
It boosts your immune system
This may come as a surprise, but it’s true! Smiling releases serotonin in the body, which as well as making you feel happy, also helps improve your immune system. Who knew?
It boosts creativity and productivity
Studies have shown that people are more productive and have better ideas when they are happy. So when you can’t think of an idea at work, or are having a writer’s block, try smiling. You’ll feel happier inside and more inclined to work hard!
You can have all the expensive spa treatments or fancy relaxing teas in the world, but nothing improves your mood better than a smile, and that doesn’t cost a penny!