They say, “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight” and it really can be….. Studies have shown that smiling can immediately boost your overall health – From lifting your mood, lowering your stress levels and blood pressure, By boosting your Immune System and helping it to function more effectively. Pain relief might be the last thing you’d associate with smiling and laughter, but there are, indeed, links. The Mayo Clinic reports that laughter causes your body to release its own natural painkillers – and it turns out that the fountain of youth might be right under your nose. A recent study found that smiling and positive emotions are associated with increased life spans. Talk about a reason to smile!
So there you are, Smiling and laughter are beneficial for your mind, body and overall well-being. Even if you’re feeling blue, try to crack a smile and reap the numerous health benefits x
p.s. It takes 43 muscles to frown and only 17 to smile 🙂