I’m sure you’ve been told that smiling is contagious, but did you know scientists believe it’s true? It was found that subjects of a study found it significantly harder to frown when looking at another smiling subject.

Smiling can do so much for you physically and mentally, but here's just a few:

  • It has been psychologically proven that your mood is instantly lifted when you smile, even if it’s forced.

  • The relaxed state of your body while smiling helps create a stronger immune system.

  • The release of endorphins released when you smile can help you relieve stress.

  • It takes less muscles to smile than it does to frown.

  • Smiling is known all over as a sign of acceptance- something everyone could use to brighten their day.

  • Orbit Complete conducted a study that proved 69% of people find a smile more attractive than makeup.

  • Researchers have been able to predict the expense of happiness of the people featured in pictures just by the size of their smiles.

  • Smiling is believed to lengthen the span of your life.

We can all smile so why don’t we? Always remember to sport your biggest smile. It will help not only your own mental health, but the mood of those around you.

If you’re not feeling inspired yet, take a look my favorite smiles that make me to smile every day.