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- Scientific research suggests smiling can boost your mood.
- It might not even have to be genuine to have an impact on how you feel.
- I tried smiling all day to see if I felt any more optimistic.
- Fake smiles might help with a stressful situation, but otherwise, I wasn’t convinced.
- To get the most benefits from a smile, it probably has to be genuine.
Someone’s smile can reveal a lot. Sometimes they are sincere, while other times they may be covering up pain, embarrassment, or rage.
As a species, humans are generally pretty good at picking up on whether someone’s smile is real or not. I don’t tend to believe flight attendants really are that pleased to see me. Whereas with my friends, I’d be pretty surprised to find out they’ve been lying to me this whole time about how much they enjoy my company.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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