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Benefits of Smiling-Why turning that frown upside down...

We could all do with a bit of cheering up every now and then, so with research suggesting that all we need to do is smile, we look at how a simple facial expression could help lighten your mood.

Why it's good to smile

There's nothing quite like a winsome smile for perking you up, as well as those around you.

Smiling, laughing, and positive thinking have been shown to have a huge number of health benefits to both mind and body.

Stress has been linked to a number of health problems, including heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity.

  • When you laugh, your body releases endorphins. These are brain chemicals known as neurotransmitters, which make us feel happy. They are also a natural pain and stress reliever.
  • Laughing reduces levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, and gives us a quick burst of energy.
  • A good laugh can be beneficial to the lungs, boost immunity, and could even burn off calories.
  • Smiley, happy people are thought to have more friends and be more successful, by appearing more confident and approachable.

 

TO READ MORE:

http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/healthy-living/wellbeing/a10633/benefits-of-smiling/


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