Did you know that smiling is super contagious? Smiling also has a lot of health benefits too.
A recent study found that you can improve your mood by making yourself smile which will also increase positive thoughts. Other benefits that are found with smiling include reduction in stress and the capability to help lower blood pressure. Your heart rate and blood pressure generally increase when dealing with stress. A study in Psychological Science found smiling to help lower heart rate during stressful times.
So next time you are feeling a bit stressed out or gloomy, crack a smile and see how it can help your day.