#DidYouKnow that smiling is the universal sign of happiness? Here are 5 fun facts about smiling, including some health benefits! - Simulating a genuine smile can boost your mood: Psychologists have found that even if you’re in bad mood, you can instantly lift your spirits by simulating a genuine smile.
- It boosts your immune system: Smiling really can improve your physical health. Your body is more relaxed when you smile, which contributes to good health and a stronger immune system.
- Smiles are contagious: In a study conducted in Sweden, people had difficulty frowning when they looked at other subjects who were smiling, and their muscles twitched into smiles all on their own.
- Smiles Relieve Stress: Your body immediately releases endorphins when you smile, even when you force it. This sudden change in mood will help you feel better and release stress.
- Babies are born with the ability to smile: Babies learn a lot of behaviors and sounds from watching the people around them, but scientists believe that all babies are born with the ability, since even blind babies smile.
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