What is Smile?
Like a yawn, a smile is contagious too. Whenever you smile at a random person, chances are that the person smiles back. If you talk to someone with a smile, the conversation tends to go really well. A smile can get you out of so many troublesome situations. A smile is a sign of happiness. But what is a smile? Is it just a curve of our lips or is it more than that?
“Smile and the world smiles with you, you cry, you cry alone.” You smile, I smile
A smile is a universal message of joy and love. It is more than just a muscle flex, it is a feeling of delight.
Scientifically speaking, whenever we encounter a blissful situation, our body releases happy hormones (endorphins) that activate the gorgeous smile of ours. A smile will help you get that deal as you will be seen as approachable and trustworthy.
A smile is our body’s way of telling us to do more of what makes us smile because our body likes to smile.
But why do we smile?
What is the need to smile? Can our body go well without smiling? Well, it cannot.
A smile is a form of reward that our body gives to our mind. Smiling encourages positive energy and healthy communication patterns, both of which humans are in need of. It is a trick that helps people mingle and socialize. A single smile can disarm the grumpiest person.
According to research, people who genuinely smile more, tend to live longer than those who do not. It is of no surprise then, that those who smile more often, live a happier life. Happiness is a state of mind, and such people tend to have a healthier mind.
Smile and Mental Health
A smile works like a charm to keep negativity at bay. With negative thoughts far away, positive thoughts home our minds. Just a simple act of smiling can help us feel gratitude and love towards the simple things that we tend to miss. And it is the attention to these simple things that add satisfaction to our lives.
Whenever you feel stressed, just go look yourself up in the mirror and smile. We bet it will do wonders. ! Happy thoughts will start arriving and your stress levels are sure to reduce. This will in turn generate positive emotions and, who knows, you may even solve the problem that has been bothering you.
Smiling increases your productivity and help you focus on quality. The delivery of qualitative work will boost your self-esteem at the end of the day.
It’s right under your nose!
Smiling is a free act. It doesn’t require a special class or tools. You can do it without any practice. Even babies can smile because it is effortless and natural. Like food, it is a need of your body. like food is. To make your mental health better, to make peace with your inner self, and most importantly, to be a good human, SMILE. It is free and it works like MAGIC!