April 4

Inspirational Quotes | Quote 15/365

A smile is the prettiest thing you can wear

You may believe that a smile will not of great consequences, but guess what? It is. Smiling has a a superpower that may not be apparent, but that has been widely studied. Smiling people have even been judged to be more competent.

This article , from socialpsychonline.com, mentions that “smiling signals friendliness and encourages positive interactions”. Darwin said that “even the simulation of an emotion tends to arouse it in our mind“. In other words, even faking a smile will make us feel better. If you want to hear about other studies on smiling, watch this great TED talk by Ron Gutman.

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