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Smiling Makes You Beautiful!

Everyone smiles in the same language. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Smiling Makes You Beautiful! I've never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful. -  Author Unknown  Research has shown that smiling makes you feel better.   Not only that, smiling boosts your immune system. So if you are feeling down - the weather is rotten, you feel chilly and you don't want to catch that cold, smile and smile again.  It will help you to get through the day!   Smiling helps you feel less stressed too and it actually seems to lower blood pressure!  The muscles you use when you smile help your face to look younger.  A smile makes everyone and anyone look more approachable.  So take your confidence and your smile and make friends - smile and most people will smile back!  You can, make someone's day with a smile. I started with a quote so I'll finish with one too!  No one knows who wrote this.  It is just someone's anonymous gift to the world.  And whoever you are

Wednesday Quotes - Peace Begins With A Smile

(Photo credit: abhiomkar ) Peace begins with a smile  Mother Teresa It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime. We should all smile more often. Steve Maraboli Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. Thich Nhat Hanh But you're so busy changing the world.  Just one smile can change all of mine Jack Johnson You smiled then, and your whole face changed with it. It kind of lit up, like there were sunbeams coming from inside you. Lucy Christopher Smile at strangers and you just might change a life. S teve Maraboli We divided ourselves among caste, creed, culture and countries but what is undivided remains most valuable: a mere smile and the love. Santosh Kalwar A beautiful smile without any reason is the smile of the existence! Mehmet Murat ildan Just one smile i mmensely increases the beauty o f the universe. Sri Chinmoy Withhold a smile only when t

The Power of Your Smile

Eye contact (Photo credit: Gabriela Sellart ) To be happy, we need to feel recognized and acknowledged by others. This helps us to feel part of a group and we all need that for our well-being.  If we feel unrecognized and excluded, we can feel miserable and we can go on to feel stressed. But the recognition and acknowledgement we need can be as simple as a smile or even as little as eye contact alone. The journal of the Association of Psychological Science , Psychological Science , has published a study that demonstrates how important a very simple acknowledgement can be. Eric.D.Wesselmann of Purdue University carried out a study with colleagues at the University. The study tested the effect of very simple eye contact between a research assistant and people on a well-used path on the campus. The research assistant didn't even need to smile to have a notable effect.  Those with whom the assistant made eye contact were questioned afterwards and commented that