Smiling spreads well-being either inside you and others

Studies confirm that smiling has several health benefits, including reducing blood pressure and pain, decreasing depression, boosting the immune system, and staying young. A simple smile can release the feel-good neurotransmitters endorphins, dopamine, and serotonin. That result in a feeling of well-being.

A true smile, called also Duchenne smile, is considered to be a powerful indicator of the warmth and positivity of an individual. It is currently recognized as one of the most influential, powerful, and persuasive parts of all body language, and is perceived to be contagious; as it has the ability to build up a sense of well-being inside the one who smiles as well as the one to whom he is smiling.

Even if it is the easiest means of expressing happiness, Since remote ages, the smile is perceived as a welcoming sign which would nurture better human interaction. In fact, a genuine smile plays a vital role in establishing and maintaining social relationships through the fact that it could share a sense of nurturance among individuals. Furthermore, it has been associated with the power to create positive energy and intensify the effectiveness of interpersonal communication.

As Mother Teresa once said, “Peace begins with a smile.” It was reported that in the Islamic culture, “smiling in your brother’s face is an act of charity”, In one of his current publications, Harvey Mackay said, “I’m a big believer in the proverb: Don’t open a shop unless you know how to smile.” That’s why I never underestimate the value of a smile. You shouldn’t go to work without a smile … and that goes for your personal life too. “

Actually, we need more future research to find out the secrets of the smile, which is a common thing everyone does from birth; Ikman (1990) has suggested that children smile on average 400 times a day, while the happiest adults smile 40–50 times a day. The average adult smiles only 20 times daily.

There are a many types of smiles which only five indicates real happiness, do you have idea about them ?

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