We spend millions of naira every year in Nigeria alone trying to boost our health. With doctor visits, fitness routines, supplements, gym memberships, dental check-ups, and prescriptions, it all adds up fast. Personally, there are many ways you can save money and boost your health. There are even a few things you can do that are absolutely free. One of the easiest and cheapest ways to boost your health, your mood, your longevity, and even your success is to smile.
Smiles do a lot more than simply let the world know you’re happy. They don’t even have to be genuine to have some effect, but true and sincere smiles do you the most good.
Here are 4 reasons why you should smile
It boosts your immune system: Smiling really can improve your physical health. Your body is more relaxed when you smile, and it allows your system react more quickly and effectively against invaders, thus, contributing to good health and a stronger immune system.
Reduce Stress: Stress is a common problem in the modern world that causes a myriad of health problems. Stress relief may be as simple as smiling a little more throughout the day. Smiling releases endorphin that counteracts and diminish the stress hormones.
Better mood: Psychologists have found that even if you’re in a bad mood, you can instantly lift your spirits by forcing yourself to smile. The endorphin does more than kick stress to the curb. Endorphin lifts your mood.
Kill Pain: Smiling and laughter both have been shown to lessen pain. Though they release endorphin that lifts one’s mood. Many endorphins act as natural painkillers too.
Hope you get to smile today?