As the saying goes, a smile says a thousand words. Did you wake up with a smile today? If your answer is no, try tomorrow and see how it improves your attitude during the day. Smiling not only helps us increase our social relations, but also improves our health. Make a visit to a dental clinic to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile today.
The smile has many more benefits than you think and if you make it a part of your everyday life, you will notice positive changes.
- Smiling is good exercise. With a smile, you use seventeen muscles of the face. If you laugh, you use more, including some of the stomach. Studies show that a laughter of twenty seconds is equivalent to three minutes of constant exercise.
- Laughing helps your digestion and contractions of all abdominal muscles are increased.
- Laughter reduces blood pressure and cholesterol in the blood. If you have a monitor to measure blood pressure at home, try not to smile and make a record. Smile for a minute and try again and you will notice the difference.
- Smiling secretes endorphins, natural painkillers and serotonin, which make us feel relaxed and happy. It is a natural drug that improves our health considerably.
- Laughter ventilate our lungs helping our respiratory system to work better. This improves the oxygenation of the blood and make the skin look smoother and younger.
Benefits in Your Physical Appearance
- Smile makes you look more handsome and interesting. A smile creates uncertainties about the reason for our happiness.
- If you have a good dental health, your smile will romance more than one.
- When you are stressed, a smile on your face will change it considerably. You will look less tired and more enthusiastic.
- Smiling stretches the face and makes you look younger, so you do not have to go for surgeries to look young.
Benefits in Your Social Relationships
- The smile is contagious. If you are in a place where there are only serious faces around, smile and make smile. With a simple smile, you can draw hundreds of more smiles.
- It makes you look with confidence in yourself. A smiling person is seen as a person with high self-esteem.
- Smiling helps you stay positive.
- The smile helps you relate to others with ease. A friendship or a love story can begin with a simple smile.
- The smile is innate, no matter the culture, language, religion or social class. We all know smile causes positive feelings in others.