A positive mood and outlook is so important to overall quality of life. Luckily a smile can go a long way…for you AND your health! Smiling lifts your spirits and others, too. Whenever you smile, you get one back. You can spread positivity by just smiling at others because smiles are contagious!
Here are 5 awesome reasons to boost your health by smiling.
1. Puts you in a better mood. Smiling is directly related to releasing endorphins and that helps lift your mood.
2. Decreases your heart rate. A smile relaxes the body and helps with lowering your heart rate.
3. Strengthens your immune system. Because smiling relaxes your body, it allows your immune system to be in excellent shape when fighting off illnesses.
4. Lowers stress. Stress can cause an arsenal of health problems, just smiling can help fight off and counter stress. Smile often and worry less!
5. It helps you look and feel younger.