Smiling has many benefits. When you smile at another person, you are welcoming them into your world. It lets them know you are not a threat and prompts them to be more open to you. Smiling only takes a second to do, but has lastings effects both for you and the other person. When you smile, endorphins are released which make us feel happier and less stressed.
Researchers have found that the facial movements of smiling prompts the person to evaluate the world more positively. Smiling and the good feelings it promotes, encourages us to pay more attention to the opportunities surrounding us. Smiling a few times more each day, will send wonderful ripples through your brain, body and mind. Now isn’t that something to smile about.