A smile is a universal welcome remark: – writes Max Eastman. You can sometimes be happy only because you smile.
Andrew Newberg also says, “Smile is the symbol that was rated with the highest positive emotional content.”
Smiling is always contagious so spread it a little more so that people can feel light.
A smile can hide so many feelings Fear, sadness, heartbreaks.
But it also shows one other thing, Strength.
Do you know when a person is more attractive?
Simple when they smile. Research has proven that we find others more attractive when they are wearing a smile.
“The expression one wears on one’s face is far more important than the clothes one wears on one’s back”. – said by Dale Carnegie.
It is often discussed that what is so unusual or peculiar about the painting of Mona Lisa. One of the popular observations is the smile. The smile is so unique. Just like the smile on the painting every smile is attractive.
It is said that Smiling is a conversation starter.
Smiling is not only a universal means of conversation starter but it is the easiest one. It is very difficult to frown when someone smiles at you. Smiling is contagious and you would subconsciously smile when you see another person smiling even if it’s a stranger.
The scientific explanation by the neuroscientist, Marco Lacoboni, states that our bodies possess mirror neurons cells in the pre-motor cortex and inferior parietal cortex that get activated when we witness someone performing it. For smiling, mirror neurons respond to both the acts of seeing and doing.
So, the next time you wish to speak to a person and don’t know how to do it, just smile.
How does smile reduces stress?
Smiling helps reduce stress
The age old proverbs such as ‘grin and bear it,’ or ‘laugh it out’ have suggested that smiling is not only a non-verbal indicator of happiness; but also a way to handle stress. The science behind smiling proves that the contraction of the facial muscles results in activating the happy hormones in the brain. When a person feels happy, stress is automatically reduced.
Smiling reduces the stress that your body and mind feel, in a similar way like a good sleep or a filled stomach. It generates more positive emotions within you. That’s why you may feel happier around people who smile more
Why should you smile?
Statistics show that more than 30% of us smile more than 20 times a day and less than 14% of us smile less than 5 times a day. The greatest superpower of smiling lies within children who smile as many as 400 times in a day.
It is said by William Arthur Ward: – A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
So friends Smiling is free!
A smile can make you look more attractive, trustworthy and approachable. It is the easiest way to start a conversation. It is a simple way to boost your mood. The reasons to smile can be infinite.
So don’t wait for any occasion to smile because always remember: – “Peace begins with a smile”.
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