October 7th 2016
SMILING IS A
While it’s not always easy to identify
a genuine smile, all people —
and even some animals, recognize
a smile and what it means.
So wherever you are in the world… smile!
is ONE OF
Babies learn a lot of behaviours
and sounds from watching the
people around them, but
scientists believe that all babies
are born with the ability, since
even blind babies smile.
to smile when
you are sad will
Psychologists have found that even if
you’re in bad mood, you can instantly lift
your spirits by forcing yourself to smile.
Our emotional health is tied
closely to our physical health.
Since smiling means you are
happy (and getting happier by the
very act of smiling), you will likely
live a longer, more relaxed life
than those who regularly frown.
Smiling actually boosts your
immune system and can help you
live 7 years longer on average!
Smiling increases trust in relationships
and increases the amount of attention
people pay to you. Simply smiling can
make you more appealing to potential
friends, employees or that cute guy
you’ve been eyeing up.