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Power Smile Day ... Your Day to Shine

Updated on September 15, 2014
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SMILE... Pass it on

Did you know that June 15th is Power Smile Day?

You may be asking yourself, "Just exactly what is Power Smile Day?"

Power Smile Day is the day to get out there and smile. You may be wading in a sea of straight faces but your goal today is to turn those frowns all around you into smiling faces. Are you up for the challenge?

So where ever you are today, look at a stranger or a friend and flash them those pearly whites and guess what... they will most likely smile back. Smiles are actually quite contagious which is a good thing since they make us all feel so good from our heads all the way down to our toes.

Smiles are an all natural medicine with the ability to heal and mend our broken hearts and sometimes our unhealthy bodies. A simple gesture with such great power. :)

Hopefully this will get you in the mood to get out there SMILING. Happy Power Smile Day!


If you see a friend without a smile; give him one of yours. Proverb

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Cuisinart Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker
Cuisinart Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker

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Health Benefits of a Smile

Did you ever notice how you feel when you Smile. It is hard to describe but a smile may begin on your lips but it radiates through your whole body and makes you feel so good. It is almost magical and the health benefits are actually quite amazing. Here are just a few for you to ponder.

  1. Smiling make you look younger and more attractive and will add years to your life.
  2. A smile is a natural stress reliever.
  3. Feeling a bit blue. Try on a smile and see what happens. A smile will lift your spirit and make you feel so much better.
  4. Did you know that smiling releases endorphins, natural pain killers, and serotonin. These make us feel good. Smiling is an all natural and effective medicine and best of all it is FREE.
  5. Smiling can lower your blood pressure. So next time you are getting your blood pressure checked in the Doctors office be sure to smile.
  6. Smiling is totally contagious. People are drawn to happy people. The reason is simple due to how they make up feel. Happy!

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There are hundreds of languages in the world, but a smile speaks them all. Unknown

Sweet Smile
Sweet Smile | Source

What a Smile Says about a Person

If eyes are the windows of the soul, then your smile would be it's reflection.

You can tell a lot about a person by the smile or lack of smile on their face.

A person with a smile on their face shows the world they are a confident and happy individual. They feel good about themselves and want to share it with the world. They usually have many friends because people naturally are drawn to those who are happy and positive.

So remember to chin up and let your smile shine and don't be surprised if the world shines with you.

Paper Smile
Paper Smile | Source

How to Execute the Perfect Smile

Smiling really is not very hard at all. Everyone can do it. Babies smile at only a few months old, so really how hard can this be.

Let me let you in on a little secret. It's all in the eyes. A smile comes from deep down inside and our eyes really tell alot. They are the windows to our soul. So a heartfelt smile with be reflected in ones eyes. So the bottomline is don't hold back just let it go.

Practice really does make perfect. Yes, I know this may sound cliche, but practicing is important to perfect the best looking smiling. Stand in front of your mirror and try a few on for size. The most important fact to remember is to make it natural. Never force a smile. The point of this exercise is to find the one which looks best on you.

Toothy Grins or non-toothy grins, that is the question. Sure you can show your teeth if you want. How about a smirky smile? They are definitely pretty adorable on the right person. The key here is to find what works for you. Teeth or no teeth it really does not matter.

The bottom line is there is no wrong smile they are all simply wonderful. It is the one you feel most comfortable with and the one which just naturally emerges on your face when you are happy. It is all natural and quite beautiful.

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Smile is happiness | Source

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There truly is something magical about a smile. It is not only the way it makes you feel but how it affects those around you.

Tell me what you think?

Have a Great Day. :)

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    • Tricia Deed profile image

      Tricia Deed 3 years ago from Orlando, Florida

      Smile and the world smiles with you. An old saying, but very true. A smile does lighten your day.

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      juliet765 5 years ago

      Yes I agree, smiling makes everything so much better.

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      julieannbrady 5 years ago

      My dear, you have a way of bring smiles throughout your travels of Squidoo. Thanks for making us appreciate the sincere power of a smile!

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      Dusty2 LM 5 years ago

      ;-)) = "Please Pay It Forward"!!!

      Awesome lens.

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      Auntie-M LM 5 years ago

      That is my personal resolution: to make at least one person a day smile.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Keep Smiling!!! It's contagious

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      Teri Villars 5 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Gettin' my smile ready! Blessed.

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      Stephanie Tietjen 5 years ago from Albuquerque, New Mexico

      Well, you did good. I was smiling while I read about smiles. Thanks :)

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      Smiling always makes me feel better - even when I'm miserable. Given, it doesn't always fix things, but it certainly can help alleviate the pressure, and when I'm in a good mood, well, then I just can't stop. :) Love this lens - blessed by a SquidAngel!