#1.You feel better when you smile
Studies show that when you smile, it affects certain muscles that make you more happy and joyful. You smile when you are happy and certain muscles are hit, your brain sends happier signals and endorphins.
#2.Smiling is contagious
When someone is low and having a bad day, compliment them with a smile. It will change their mood for sure.
#3.You will look more attractive to men when you are smiling, if you are a woman
Studies have shown that men find women with no make yet smiling more attractive than women with make up on and have a long face.
#4.You will look less appealing as a man when you are smiling, if you are trying to attract a woman
The opposite, women find men with brooding looks more attractive than men who are smiling. However, this worked only in initial reactions and not long term relationships.
#5.It makes you sound friendly
Smiling when you talk on the phone makes you sound friendly. Smiling translates your voice into sounding more friendly and happy and engaging. Phone representative are taught to smile when they answer calls, to achieve better costumer service.
#6.Those who smile live longer.
It’s not secret a secret that your mental health affects your physical health and vice versa. Smiling makes you live longer and a more relaxed life than those who frown. Smiling boosts your immune system and helps you live 7 years longer on an average.
#7.Newborns are able to smile
It is believed that, it takes a few weeks for newborns to start smiling. Babies start smiling, in their sleep as soon as they are born.
#8.You are more likely to get a promotion if you smile always.
Those who smile are often perceived as confident and sociable. Therefore, managers tend to give them higher and better positions in a company.
#9.There are 19 types of smiles.
Researchers have categorized 19 different types of smile into two categories: polite, “social” smiles and those that were genuinely happy smiles. Among the list is the “embarrassed” smile, “genuine” smile and “loving” smile.
#10.Smiling is a universal sign of happiness
Language may be a barrier, but facial expressions pass through anywhere you travel.
Smile often! Be happy and healthy