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SMILING & LAUGHING-Health Benefits

Improved Mood.

Smiling can boost your mood when you're feeling low, and may be beneficial for people struggling with anxiety and depression. #goodmood

Lower Blood Pressure- In 2015, a psychology study showed that smiling can lower heart rate in a moment of stress. So, if you smile while doing a stressful task, your body will maintain a lower heart rate and blood pressure. #lowbloodpressure

Stress Relief - Smiling reduces stress that your body and mind feel, almost similar to getting a good nights sleep, according to recent studies. smiling helps to generate more positive emotions within you. That's why we often feel happier around children – they smile more. On average, they do so 400 times a day. #stressrelief

Better Relationships- Smiling Makes You More Attractive

This is important because as human beings we are attracted to good health. So, just by smiling you can make yourself more attractive. While physical attraction is only one part of a healthy relationship, it definitely doesn't hurt to have your partner look your way and like what they see. #betterrelationships

Stronger Immune Function- Smiling can also boost your overall health. The act of smiling actually helps the immune system to function more effectively. It is thought that when you smile, immune function improves because you are more relaxed (thanks to the release of certain neurotransmitters) #wellness

Pain Relief- Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease. Laughter triggers the release of endorphins, the body's natural feel-good chemicals. Endorphins promote an overall sense of well-being and can even temporarily relieve pain #laughter

Longer Life- It's not just about fighting off a cold. A study from London University College stated that happy, cheerful people are 35% more likely to live longer. Smiling lowers the heart rate and reduces blood pressure, while relaxing your body. #longlife

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