Do you know that if you wake up and start your day with a smile, your mood will be pleasant? Researchers found that smiling more can improve your lifestyle, inducing a positive attitude towards everything. Smiling can trick your brain into thinking that you are happy. The muscles that responsible for your smile are connected to the emotion of happiness. It also releases happy hormones called endorphins, which can make us feel happier, as smiling can alter your brain’s emotional traits. So, by smiling more often you can elevate your spirit often. But it is not easy to force a smile when you are under work pressure, exam stress, or the other pressures we face. So, what we must do is practice smiling as a response to our mundane stressed-out situations. It can help us to calm and make a positive impact in our day-to-day activities.
If we step back and think about how our past few weeks went, we will not remember the times we smiled. We may have laughed over a funny video or laughed when friends are around, but we don't remember how much we smiled. Smiling is contagious and can create a ripple of happiness and positivity among everyone you meet. When you smile often with the people you interact with, you can find that they tend to respond with a smile, and it creates an amicable environment. Smiling more will make you more approachable to everyone around you. In a workplace, this is the most important trait since your co-workers should feel comfortable working with you. When you are the one who leads the team, smiling will create trust within your team and tend to follow you more. This boosts productivity since it will make you feel happier reducing anxiety and stress.
Finally, smiling is always the best ornament anyone can wear to make them more attractive. Smiling can even make you look younger. Studies have shown that, on average, a person can look three years younger when smiling. It always eases your pain and makes you motivated to overcome the obstacles in your life. It will suppress the negative emotions and prevents you from being drained. Smiling is the sign of love and care we have for each other, and it gives hope for those in need. So, make it a practice to smile often regardless of the situation you are in and you will find the difference in you.