How Your Smile Can Be So Powerful
By Avery White
Have you ever heard the saying, your smile is your best accessory? A simple smile can brighten up a day, isn’t it? Have you ever had a bad day, and then you see a baby smile at you? Didn’t you feel as light as a feather? That simple gesture took away all your burdens and worries and suddenly you felt just good.
People don’t really realize how powerful a smile can be, it can make miracles, it works like magic. Imagine what you can do and perform just by flaunting your nice wide smile? And the best part about it is, it’s free! So, wherever you may go, don’t forget to flash those teeth and smile! Here are some of the best reasons why you should smile!
It’s good for your health
Scientific studies show that when a person smiles, the brain releases a chemical message called endorphin. Endorphin when released, sends a feel-good message throughout your body, thus it relieves your stress and lowers your blood pressure. Smiling can also release natural pain killers which explain the sudden calmness you experience when you smile. It can also boost your immune system because it improves the immune function of your system because your body is more relaxed and at peace.
Thinking of having a facelift? Take a cheaper version by just smiling instead. Smiling lifts the face muscles so it will make you look younger!
It builds relationships
Have you ever experienced meeting someone on the bus or on the train and being good friends with that person just because you smiled at each other once? The truth is, when you smile, you look friendlier and more approachable that people will immediately feel the positivity in your personality and be friends with you.
Smiling can also steer you away from any misunderstandings, even with the latest gadgets nowadays, a smile is still evident. Just when sending text messages you add that little smiley emoticon so your friend on the other line will not misinterpret our messages as sarcastic.
It can make you happier
Smiling is contagious! When one smiles, it can make another one smile too. A smile can be some sort of a therapy that could turn every gray and blue day yellow. Smiling has special powers that you can’t believe it is capable of doing, like calming fears, insecurities, hurt and anxiety.
Do not underestimate the power of your smile. Always remind yourself of the goodness of this simple act of positivity, put it in your reminders in your smartphone if need be.