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5 Reasons why it’s important for our health to smile.

For many smiling is simply an involuntary response to things that just happened, what most people don’t see is that smiling can be voluntary and a powerful choice to make our lives better. Scientific studies have confirmed that a genuine smile is generally considered attractive to others around us, it can also elevate our mood and the mood of those around us. Still not convinced? Here are the top 5 reasons you should try to smile every day, is not that hard, Isn’t?

  1. Can we look more attractive when we smile?

Yes, We can. We are naturally drawn to people who smile. There is a real physical attraction factor linked to the act of smiling. So, our recommendation is to use the attraction power of your smile to draw people in. Something like attraction law, if you feel good, you’ll attract good.

  1. Do you feel stressed? If you smile often you will find relief.

Even if you don’t feel like smiling! When you are stressed, take the time to put on a smile in your face. Trust me, you and those around you will reap the benefits.

  1. Smiling boost Your Immune System

Smiling can also boost your overall health. The act of smiling helps the human immune system to function more effectively. It is thought that when you smile, immune function improves because you are more relaxed (thanks to the release of certain neurotransmitters). So, it’s easier to smile than to be a germ freak, right?

  1. You look younger when you smile! That’s a fact

The muscles we use to smile also lift the face, making a person appear younger.

So instead of opting for a facelift, Botox or whatever you like, try this tip, it is the cheapest one!

  1. You’ll get a smile back

It’s common to hear people saying that one person has the power to light up a room with his smile, have you heard it too? That’s completely true, and that’s because, when We give someone a smile, that person will automatically smile us back. Why does this happen? It happened because, We have in our brain something called mirror neurons, we imitate what others do in an unconscious way. So, keep that smile in your face you can make someone’s day better.

Smiles are “contagious!”

If you know more reasons why a smile is good for us and our health, share it! We will be happy to read more about it. Article sources:

  • Little, A. C., B. C. Jones, and L. M. Debruine. “Facial Attractiveness: Evolutionary Based Research.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 366.1571 (2011): 1638-659.
  • Hatfield, E, John T. Cacioppo, and Richard L. Rapson. “Susceptibility to Emotional Contagion.” Emotional Contagion (1993): 147-82.
  • Abel, EL, and ML Kruger. “Smile Intensity in Photographs Predicts Longevity.” Center for Human Growth and Development. Wayne State University, April 2010.

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