Do you know the enormous power that lies behind a smile.
We want you to take a moment and think about how a simple smile can be one of the most powerful tools.
Charles Darwin who was one of the first to really look at the power of a smile. He noted that smiling is truly universal, unlike other physical actions such as body language, or verbal communication, which differs from culture-to-culture, we all understand a smile and the feelings behind it.
Smiles are hugely infectious. So even if we don’t feel much happier straight away, by smiling the people around us are more likely to smile, and that can then improve our mood as well.
A smile can really have a big effect our relationships. More than half of people make a smile one of the first things that people notice about others and one of the most attractive features people can have.
A smile can also benefit our professional life too. A smile is seen as friendly and trustworthy; interviewers are likely to find candidates far more appealing if they go for a job interview with smile on their face.
It really is easier to smile too. I am sure you would have heard that it takes less muscles to smile than frown, this really is true 43 to frown and only 17 to smile!