A smile changes you from inside and influences the people around you.
The Brain science surrounding the simple act of smiling is overwhelmingly positive on our moods and health in general.
When you smile you feel better because you have stimulated the brains reward mechanism and it reduces stress hormones in the body.
The act of smiling makes you feel better.
Smiling is a basic form of communication know worldwide, infants and children know this and have been known to smile 100’s of times a day to endear themselves to the adults around them.
Smiling is contagious, when you smile other are more likely to smile and so their internal chain response begins leading to them feeling happier.
It is as Mother Teresa says
“Peace begins with a smile.”
Be mindful this week how often you smile.
Notice how smiling affects those around you and most importantly how it makes you feel.
Follow the example of our children and remember to smile 100’s of times each day.