Did the election results have you smiling?
Sometimes, it is better to act as you want to feel, rather than as you currently feel.
Find some new places to smile today, here's my top 4...
1. At the drive-through at Dunkin' Donuts - they didn't know I was smiling, but I did!
2. While I opened my bank statement.
3. When I realized the political commercials were coming to an end!
4. As the phone rang.
Facial expressions don’t merely reflect emotions, they also affect emotions. In “facial feedback,” studies show that the mere act of smiling makes people happier - even when they smile mechanically, or when they’re asked not to “smile” but rather to contract specific facial muscles.