In the busy lifestyle of today, when everybody is competing with each other, and as living styles are changing, people are getting isolated from the small moments of life. One of the most important and the smallest things that most of us forget to do is, SMILE!
A smile is that thing which connects us with others as it is the most wonderful and inexpensive things in the world. But while we get engrossed in the details of today and tomorrow, we forget to utilize this one powerful action. Because of too much work pressure, pressure to pay bills,those times of slow traffic and encounter with a grumpy cashier at supermarket, we tend to get too serious and forget to smile.
Here we share the five reasons why you should start smiling more:
1) Smiling will make you happy
Don’t believe? Well, try to force yourself to smile for few seconds now. No matter whatever state you are in, your body will release chemicals that will make you happy. Its all about the mind body connection. When you smile, a message is sent to your brain that you are happy, and when you feel happy, brain releases endorphins good for your body.
2) Smiling can make others happy
It’s a natural phenomenon that when you smile, those around you also smile. Smiling, they say, is contagious. When you see somebody smile,muscles of your face get activated with the same expression even without you knowing it why you did so. Unbelievable, isn’t it?
3) Smiling Helps You De-Stress:
Stress is very common these days. So, the next time you are stressed about something or you didn’t get your favourite dress, don’t feel sad. All you have o do is, take few deep breaths and smile. Smiling will help you reduce all the symptoms associated with stress and anxiety. When the brain gets a signal from your smile that you are happy, your body will get back to normal state. Smile more and reduce stress.
And when you are stress free, you lead a healthy life!
4) A Smile Changes Your State Of Mind:
Smiling changes your state of mind in a big way. It has great effects on your emotional state. When you are happy, you smile, and when you smile, you automatically feel great.Then, you will see the world from a positive perspective. This will also help you meet and greet people with a much happier approach. So, smile!
5) Smile more often, well, why shouldn’t you?
If given a choice between a sad, frown, blank expression and a smile, of course smile would be the best choice for most of them. Not only because it gives a good feeling, but also because it infuses a sense of positivity in you. There are a lot of situations we go through in our day to life, when we forget to smile or maybe you don’t feel like. But, if you remember to smile more often, it will become a habit and you experience the difference!
In a nutshell, you should start smiling more because it spreads joy, makes you feel attractive, requires very less effort than frowning, makes you feel confident and helps you build relationships. Most of all, it is a universal language that everybody understands. Smile as much as you can and whenever you can.
Smiling heals you completely! When you smile, your muscles relax and it will automatically de-stresses you. So, the next time you get up in the morning; make sure you have a smile on your face. Now keep aside that sad frown and say “cheese”!