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Why is smiling good for your health?

Why is smiling good for your health?

Endorphins: If you are smiling i hope you are happy.When you are ;your brain releases chemicals (good ones) that improve almost all aspects of health.Factoid: fewer muscles to smile than frown;keep smiling. ...Read more

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Is there a health benefit to smiling?

Is there a health benefit to smiling?

Possibly: Smiling alone may not be enough, but there is evidence to suggest that people who are happy do better with certain kinds of illnesses. Interestingly, crabby people also have survival advantages in some disorders. Why this might be so remains an area of interest to clinicians and researchers. ...Read more

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Is smiling the result of feeling good and being healthy, or can you really smile when you are sick and ill and not feeling well?

Is smiling the result of feeling good and being healthy, or can you really smile when you are sick and ill and not feeling well?

Both: Smiling is a sign of feeling well, but when you are ill you can make yourself smile or laugh and that can make you fell better. For example if you have the flu you can tell yourself jokes and feel better. You can say it is the flu, more than a cold, but better than other ilnesses. ...Read more

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Is smiling the result of feeling good and being healthy, or can you really smile when you are sick and ill and not feeling well?

Is smiling the result of feeling good and being healthy, or can you really smile when you are sick and ill and not feeling well?

It depends: Yes healthy people smile more than sick people. Take the average person, they will smile more on a usual day when they are well than on an average day when they are sick. However, some people with very serious illness can look on the bright side and say I am glad to still be alive and able to do or see whatever they look forward too. My daughter's wedding or someting else. ...Read more

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Can you get dimples by smiling?

Can you get dimples by smiling?

Not really: You can get smile or laugh lines but not dimples which are genetic loss of muscles. ...Read more

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Can smiling too much be a bad thing?

Can smiling too much be a bad thing?

Smile: Sometimes. There are insicere smiles, mocking smiles and sardonic smiles. Even tetanus produces a smile that is bad. Generally it is nice to smile though if it is sincere. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of smiling often?

Smilling helps: Because it helps you gthink positively. You feel whatever you are going through is not so bad. If are already happy, smiling can make you more confident about being happy. ...Read more

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Can smiling actually help you live longer?

Can smiling actually help you live longer?

The How of Happiness: Book reported 180 women entering the school sisters of notre dame as nuns in 1932 wrote autobiographical sketches. The amount of positive feeling expressed in the narratives predicted longevity. 90% of the most cheerful were alive at age 85 versus 34% of the least cheerful. Similarly, 54% of the most cheerful quarter were alive at age 94, as opposed to 11% of the least cheerful. ...Read more

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Can smiling a lot actually change your mood?

Can smiling a lot actually change your mood?

Absolutely!!: It causes people around you to be in a better mood and so your mood improves too. Smile it is infectious! ...Read more

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