“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.”
Turns out Mother Teresa wasn’t actually wrong. We still don’t recognize the power of a smile and the influence it has on our lives and the people we are constantly in contact with. A smile is a your most valuable tool.
How a Smile Can Change Your Life and Those Around You
We often don’t think what a simple smile can do. Did you know genuinely smiling can improve your personal and professional life in innumerable ways that you can never imagine? It’s true: a smile is a powerful ingredient that can help to improve your health, show your confidence, and give encouragement to others. Smiling is not just about you, it’s also about people around you. You can brighten everyone’s day, whether they are your loved ones at home or colleagues at work.
Smiling can go a long way, bringing the best feeling to the person around you. It’s a symbol of purpose and vitality that not only increases trustworthiness between people but creates friendship as well. Trust and friendship created through smiling are robust and unbiased. Smiling at someone, give them a safe feeling, helps them feel valued and compelled to welcome and accept you no matter your age, color, gender, status, or culture.
Studies have shown that smiling contributes to higher productivity. Smiley face symbolizes happiness, and happy people love their work and form a great relationship with others. A happy team can be creative, confident and fix problems faster. They have a positive energy that helps them make better, informed and consistent decisions. A genuine smile can help close the deal you’ve been working on. It shows your confidence and determination in yourself which translates to a positive effect on others.
Research has also proven that people with happy expression are always attractive and seen as younger than their real age. On the contrary, people with sullen expressions look older and less likable. So, if you’re constantly searching for a way to turn back the clock to achieve a more youthful-looking face, you don’t have to submit yourself to plastic surgery or purchase expensive facial creams. All you need to do is smile and make it part of your everyday routine.
It’s imperative that you recognize and appreciate all the good that can come from one little facial expression, so remember to share your smile with the world, because when you smile the whole world smiles back.