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The power of SMILE

Updated on May 23, 2014

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Smiling is a great way to make yourself stand out while helping your body to function much better. Smile to improve your health, decrease your anxiety level, and make you look pleasing. Smiling is just one fun way to live longer.

1. Smiling Makes Us Appealing
We are actually enticed to people who smile. There is an attraction factor. We want to know a smiling person and find out what is so incredible about that person. Frowns, scowls and grimaces all push people at a distance - but a smile attracts them in.

2. Smiling Changes Our Mood
Next time you are feeling down, try pressing a smile. There's a good chance your mood will change for the better. Smiling can cheat the body into stimulating you to change your frame of mind.

3. Smiling Is Contagious
When some body is smiling they actually lighten up the room, change the moods of other people, and make things happier and lovelier. A smiling person brings happiness with them. Smile a lot and you will draw others close to you.

4. Smiling Reduces Stress and tension
Stress can really reveal in our faces. Smiling helps to stop us from looking exhausted, worn down, and frustrated. When you find that you are stressed, take time to put on a smile. The stress should be reduced and you'll be better ready to take action.

5. Smiling Enhance Your Immune System
Smiling helps the immune system to work better. When you smile, the immune system improves possibly because you are more relaxed. It can prevent the flu and colds because your body response is active.

6. Smiling Decreases Your Blood Pressure
When you smile, there is a measurable reduction in your blood pressure. Give it a shot in case you have a blood pressure monitor in your own home. Sit for a few minutes, get a reading. After that, smile for a minute and take another reading while still smiling. Do you notice a distinction?

7. Smiling Releases Endorphins, Natural Pain Killers and Serotonin
Studies have proven that smiling releases endorphins, natural pain killers, and serotonin. Together all of these three make us feel good. Smiling is a natural drug, indeed.

8. Smiling Lifts the Face and also makes You Look Younger
The muscle tissues we use to smile lift the face and making a person look youthful. Don't opt for a face lift, just try smiling your way throughout the day - you will appear to be youthful and you will feel great.

9. Smiling Makes You Tend to be Successful
Smiling people look much more confident and they are generally more likely to be promoted, and a lot more likely to be approached. Placed on a smile at meetings and appointments and people will react to you differently.

10. Smiling Helps You Be Optimistic
Try this test: Smile. Now try to shifting your thoughts ito something negative, something that makes you sad and angry or cry. It really is very difficult, isn’t it? When we smile our body is transmitting to the rest of us a message that "Life is Good!" Stay away from despair, stress and worry by smiling.”

TOP 10 Fun ways to live longer

How to live longer and better

1. Drinking Red Wine

Red wine has resveratrol, which is an antioxidant and is believed to help protect the lining of blood vessels in your heart. Red wine is also believe to protect your body against the effects of aging. One or 2 glasses of red wine in a day could contribute in keeping your body young.

2. Eating Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is a superb food that has a large quantity of antioxidants that keep your body from ageing fast. Look for a great quality dark chocolate, get the hang of liking and appreciating it, and take a portion of it everyday. When you eat chocolate, it may decrease your blood pressure and cholesterol while providing you an energy boost.

3. Smiling

Smiling is an excellent trick to alter your mood and improve your attitude on how you deal with people and has a good advantage in your body as mentioned above in the Power of Smile. Like relaxation, smiling is a good remedy to resist the effects of stress in your body. In an instance, a little curve in your lips can generally change your entire mood, so wear that curve all the time even if you feel shy or hesitant and soon enough you’ll get used to it. Smile and the world will smile back to you.

4. Having More Sex

Intimate relationships like sex are believed to be important to our health. Orgasm can cause the release of endorphins, which is responsible in controlling the body’s response to stress. Sex, strengthens your relationship with your partner. It is believed that couples that have frequent sex may have a longer life expectancy. Sex also will give you a glowing effect.

5. Relaxing

Relaxation is one key factor to live longer. When you are relaxed then you are stressed free. Stress can cause harmful effects in your body while relaxation gives you a better benefit. There are a lot of relaxation techniques posted in or you can buy applications if you really need relaxation remedies. But you can get most of these techniques for free by searching the Internet. There are a lot of ways to relax too only if you permit yourself to feel relaxed. By doing daily relaxation techniques, you can help your self to stay away from stress and stay calm and be peaceful. In this case, this will improve your blood pressure, your heart rate and your outlook in life.

6. Playing physical games

As we age, we have forgotten the feeling of playing with physical games way back when we were younger. If you are not into sports, well it’s time to choose a sport that you might be interested in. Sports and Physical games will keep your body and mind healthy. Simple exercise is best to maintain your balance, be flexible, gives endurance and strength. Being in a group games and sports will keep your critical thinking alive as you have to anticipate your opponent’s move and action.

7. Sleeping

Even computer has to be shut down or reboot. Sleep if you must. It is very important to sleep for at least 7-9 hours a night. This will give you enough time to recharge your body and giving you more energy to work better in a day.

8. Spending Time With Loved Ones

Having someone to share your time, emotions, frustrations, and outlooks in life gives a huge impact to your health. That is why relationships are very important. Without this special people in your life, your life is deemed to be lonely and meaningless. To keep them surround you, you need to give them a portion of your time too.

9. Solving Puzzles and Play Brain Games

One way to keep your mind active is to solve puzzles and play brain games, this way you stay involved and engaged. Playing games arises your curiosity; improve your creativity and enhance your skill defense. There are a lot of online games around the web these days. You can even find some in Facebook and others as applications to your mobile phone, tablets and iPads. Social games are better as it will also help you to gain friends and connect with other people around the web. Just be careful in giving too much information about your self.

10. Being Positive

Your outlook in life is very important. If you tried the entire list above yet still with a negative outlook in life, you wouldn’t achieve your goal with a positive response in your body system. Imagine this, your mind is your microchip. What ever you input in your brain, your body system will react on it. It’s all in the mind. So if you want to have a better and longer life, change your attitude, and be positive and the rest will follow.


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      7 years ago from New York

      I Love all the positive this hub releases. I try to always remain in elevated spirits. Smiling is definitely contagious and this hub proves it. I was smiling while reading it. :)

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      8 years ago



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