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5 Reasons To Smile More

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 04.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

We often tend to associate smiling as the result of a positive event or mood. But research demonstrates that the act of smiling, in and of itself, can be the catalyst for joy. Even better, it is a tool that is free, easy and always available.

Smile Through It!

Georgina Miranda | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Georgina Miranda

Smiling is a part of my life. Those that know me, know it's my truth. As a consultant and general observer in life, the reality of the need for more smiles has set in.

Magician Makes Dozens Of People Smile With A Simple Trick

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Good News

While making objects appear and disappear out of nowhere is always a crowd-pleaser, when done right, can you guess what's even more magical? A smile a...

You're 2 Minutes Away From A Better Mood

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

Next time you are feeling overwhelmed by whatever is arising for you emotionally, try standing up straight, smiling, or putting a hand on your heart. For a super boost, try all three.

Your Yearbook Photo May Predict Your Likelihood Of Divorce

Posted 11.14.2013 | Divorce

Think back on the class picture days from your past: Did you smile big for the camera or keep it tight-lipped? Your choice may be more telling than yo...

If You Look Happy, Do You Feel Happy? Liev Schreiber On 'Faking It'

Posted 09.19.2013 | Healthy Living

"Happiness [is] only real when shared." It is said that the last words of Christopher McCandless, the man at the center of Jon Krakauer's Into ...

Smile, Smile, Smile

Bridget Fonger | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

Is there a photograph or video that makes you smile without fail? Try to remember that just even one little picture can be an important tool to create "the basis for the smile to come" as the great smiling Lama advises.

The Power of Dressing Up

Ada Polla | Posted 11.12.2013 | Style
Ada Polla

One of my life philosophies is to always be overdressed. This may be rooted in the fact that I grew up in Geneva, Switzerland, where everyone is, by U.S. standards, overdressed. But this past week, spent, well, yes, in Europe, reminded me that dressing up is not about pretension or vanity.

The Secret Power Of Smiling

Hannah Strohmeier | Posted 11.06.2013 | Teen
Hannah Strohmeier

A smile can change a mood. A day. A week, a month, a year. A life. A smile can change the world. And we have to believe in this power that each of us holds. We have to believe that small acts can make huge impacts.

Would You Please Stop Bothering Me?

Laura Harvey | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Harvey

Focusing on the good lifts us into a state where our creativity resides with power, confidence, encouragement, love, and blessing. When we are in this state, we step into our true power.

5 Ways to Make Someone Smile

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 08.13.2013 | Fifty
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

If there are people in your life who don't take the time to "stop and smell the roses," or are too tired, too stressed out or too crazed by work to smile, perhaps you can help them.

Dr. Bill Dorfman: He Who Does the Giving, Receives the Greatest Gift

Getrude Matshe | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
Getrude Matshe

Not only does Dr. Dorfman bring smiles to his Hollywood clientele, he also helps women in the community who are victims of domestic violence. Restoring their smiles gives them confidence to go back to work.

The Physiology Of A Smile

Roberta Gately | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Roberta Gately

It does take effort to smile, to be engaged in your world, in your surroundings, but once you smile, the rewards are endless. Consider the first smile of your day your first and most important workout. Your heart and your mind will be the better for it.

No String Attached

Maggie Lyon | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

What if we were joyful simply just because? We all know the feeling of our hearts spilling over with joy. Can you imagine feeling this way all the time, or at least believing you could feel this way at any given time?

Can You Resist a Smile?

David R. Hamilton, Ph.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
David R. Hamilton, Ph.D.

Have you noticed that when you smile at someone, especially if you catch them off-guard, that they smile back? OK, not everyone smiles back! Or do they?

Finding My Smile Through Dance

Elise Sax | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Elise Sax

As we search for happiness, reach for serenity, and follow our bliss, perhaps we should be focused on what makes us smile. Discover that organic something that brings out our childlike joy and hold on to it, while it leads us with rhythm, in harmony.

Poll: Do You Smile In Photos?

Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices

You may not have your dad's sense of style, but what about his smile? As you peruse those old photos this Father's Day, consider this: In a study o...

The Power of Hello

Sam Sommers | Posted 05.06.2012 | College
Sam Sommers

Happiness isn't a prerequisite for smiling; sometimes smiling is what makes you happier. By the same token, remind yourself to say hello and you actually contribute to a friendlier and more inclusive climate.

Learning To Love The Lines On Your Face

goodmenproject.com | Posted 12.21.2011 | Fifty

I’m sure you’ve heard it when you’ve wished someone happy birthday. Maybe you’ve even said it yourself. “Oh, please, don’t remind me; I fe...

POLL: How Satisfied Are You With Your Life Right Now?

Posted 12.14.2011 | Women

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The Power in a Smile

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Levi Ben-Shmuel

The power of a smile has nothing to do with your mood. If you put a smile on your face right now, chances are it will shift whatever mood you are in, and even your energy level, in a positive way.

Brooding Men, Smiling Women Seen As Sexy

Posted 07.25.2011 | Healthy Living

Guys, want to look sexy and get the girl? Don't smile too much. Look brooding or show a bit of shame instead. Women, ignore that advice. Women find...

7 Solid Reasons To Smile

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Smiling is a key strategy for getting free of a particularly heavy frame of mind and emotions. It amazes me how something so simple and doable could make such a profound difference in my ability to function effectively again.

The Surprising Benefits Of Smiling

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Facial expressions don't merely reflect emotions; they also influence emotions. In facial feedback, studies show, the mere act of smiling makes people happier -- even when they smile mechanically.

Hot Fun in the Sun on the Beach

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

How much did regular summer Cherry Grove residents appreciate having the ferry parking lot closed for hours on end and restaurants and the beach over-run by LGBT African Americans?