According to Mark Stibich, a consultant at Columbia University, and contributor to a Guide to Longevity at about.com —
1. Makes Us Attractive to others There is an automatic attraction to people who smile.
2. Changes Mood If you try, even when it’s difficult, to smile when you are not feeling good, there is a change it might improve your affect and change the way you are feeling.
3. Contagious Others will want to be with you. You will be helping others feel good.
4. Relieves Stress Stress does express itself right in our faces. When we smile, it can help us look better, less tired, less worn down.
5. Boosts Immune System Smiling can actually stimulate your immune response by helping you relax.
6. Lowers Blood Pressure When you smile, there is evidence that your blood pressure can decrease.
7. Releases Endorphins and Serotonin Research has reported that smiling releases endorphins, which are natural pain relievers, along with serotonin, which is also associated with feel good properties.
Duchenne smiles are the only type of smile that creates this positive effects. These smiles engage the muscles in the mouth, cheeks, and eyes and are considered to be genuine smiles.
When you smile at someone else and they smile a real smile in return – you are helping to create physiological changes in their bodies that may benefit them, as well as yourself.
If you are feeling good, let others know it, it will look good on you, and help others around you. If you are not feeling good, go get a pencil and hold it between your teeth
Use this Isoflex bag to release negative energy and increase positive energy. When you squeeze feel the negative energy flowing into your hand & into the ball and then creating space in your heart to allow positive energy in as you open your hand and let it in. this idea is based on an exercise from our trainings.
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