A SMILE A DAY
Smile has a way of bringing stress levels down. Smiling sends certain chemicals and signals to your brain. We can now understand why the simple act is a mood mechanism. But further than just mood-boosting, smiling can also reduce stress by releasing chemicals called endorphins, which lower stress levels and bring about a sense of mild euphoria.
Smiling can trick the body into helping you elevate your mood because the physical act of smiling activates neural messaging in your brain.
Smiling in and of itself is a powerful tool that helps us communicate with others without needing to say a thing. But it also can have powerful effects on us, too.
The best part about smiling is that the only instructions needed are “just do it.” Once you smile, the mental and physical health benefits begin. But when you don’t have a smile you’re proud of, you’re shutting yourself off from a happier life.