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Fake Smile Equals Less Stress.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

The world always looks brighter from behind a smile." -- Author Unknown

It can be easy during our rushed and hectic days to focus on problems at work or home, all the things not accomplished on the to-do list, and other forms of negativity. When the stress starts to get to you, the best thing to do may well be to just put on a happy face. Even if it means you have to stick on a fake smile. That's because new research has found that any smile at helps by lowering your heart rate and relieving your stress....

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Then keep smiling!
Have a great day,
Donna
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CONRADBURK 10/18/2012 3:47PM

    Thanks for the tip! I should smile more than I do. I will keep this advice in mind.
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MFTAGGFREEZE 10/10/2012 8:28AM

    Those smiles are good for something aren't they?

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DEBBY4576 10/9/2012 10:13PM

    Oh cool. I smile at just about everyone. 99% smile back. So not only am I lowering my heatrate and stress, but am helping them to do so too!!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/9/2012 3:32PM

    I do this all the time. Fake it till you make it. emoticon

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LITTLEWIND53 10/9/2012 1:40PM

    Keep pasting on that "fake" smile, and pretty soon it will turn into a real one.......

"Smile, it will make everyone else wonder what you are up to....."

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BECCA324 10/9/2012 11:38AM

    This is true. I have found that even on my most stressful days, days where I wish I could just collapse, if I walk around with a smile, it somehow relaxes me. It takes my mind off of way I'm stressed and calms me down. Great blog!
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