I’ll bet you’ve heard the phrase “turn your frown upside down.” When your frown becomes a smile, research has proven that a smile, even if we are faking it, reacts by releasing hormones such as dopamine and serotonin which increase feelings of happiness.
Being happy, or tricking your brain into happiness by smiling, has a ton of benefits including reducing stress, lowering blood pressure, reducing pain, boosts your immune system and contributes to longevity.
Children smile 400 times day. The average happy adult smiles 40-50 times a day and the typical adult only smiles 20 times a day. There are many more reasons to start smiling more frequently including:
Smiling increases feelings of positivity and studies show that people who smile often are more productive at work and earn more money. This is because they appear more likeable, courteous, more attractive and competent as well as seeming more approachable.
Studies have shown that having an attractive smile makes you more alluring to others, 58% of men and 71% of women rate a smile as the most desirable feature that a potential partner can have. When remembering new faces, 24% of Americans said that a smile is the number one feature they recall first, good or bad.
And check this out: A study performed by a group at the University of Cardiff in Wales found that people who could not frown due to Botox injections were happier on average than those who could frown.
Wishing you love, laughter, and magical kisses,
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