How to Smile About Stress, Anxiety and Worry

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How to Smile About Stress, Anxiety and Worry

Have you ever had a bad day and had someone say, "Just smile. It can't be that bad." Before you storm off even more upset, think about it. Maybe smiling isn't such a bad idea.

Smiling does actually change your brain chemistry. While I am no scientist, if turning a frown upside down means releasing some much-needed endorphins to make me feel better, than why not.

Try it. This week when you are annoyed or feeling negative - SMILE. Truly experience it and notice the sensations in your body. If you feel better for even a minute more, then it's worth it.

"Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy." ~Thich Nhat Hanh

Smile - You just might like it.