VALENTINES DAY POST
#ParkAvenueOrthodontics is feeling the love this month with gorgeous smiles that are shining!!! #SmilesAttractLove #ValentinesSmiles
A perfect smile is not only healthy but a great way to boost confidence to enhance ones personal life. Lets face it we all want to attract love into our lives. Whether we are cheesy Valentines Day lovers or not, a smile is one way we open ourselves up to love.
A great smile helps boost our confidence to radiate who we truly are and attract people into our lives that are worthwhile and meaningful. Park Avenue Orthodontics works to enhance smiles everyday so that individuals can feel happy about themselves.
When we feel happy about a feature like a smile that expresses our true aura and energy, we smile more, which benefits our entire self, and ultimately benefits our love life too.
So gear up this Valentines Day and make a promise to smile and take care of your smile to tune it up to be your best that is ultimately what Park Avenue Orthodontics aims to do.
Here are some facts about smiling that have a lot in common with love! They increase our the positivity in daily life- that we pour into our love life as well!!!
- Smiling Makes Us Attractive
“We are naturally drawn to people who smile. There is a real physical attraction factor linked to the act of smiling. Not surprisingly, more severe or negative facial expressions like frowns, scowls, and grimaces actually work in the opposite manner, effectively pushing people away. Instead, use the attraction power of your smile to draw people in.”
- Smiling Relieves Stress
“Stress can permeate our entire being, and can really show up in our faces. Smiling not helps to prevent us from looking tired, worn down, and overwhelmed, but can actually help reduce stress. Believe it or not, smiling can reduce stress even if you don’t feel like smiling or even know that you’re smiling! When you are stressed, take time to put on a smile. You and those around you will reap the benefits.”
- Smiling Elevates Our Mood
“Next time you are feeling down, try putting on a smile. There’s a good chance your mood will change for the better. Smiling can trick the body into helping you elevate your mood because the physical act of smiling actually activates neural messaging in your brain. A simple smile can trigger the release of neural communication boosting neuropeptides as well as mood-boosting neurotransmitters like dopamine and serotonin. Think of smiling like a natural anti-depressant.”
- Smiling Is Contagious
“How many smiles have been described as having the power to lighten up the room? While it is certainly a beautiful sentiment, it carries a hint of truth. Smiling not only has the power to elevate your mood, but it can also change the moods of others and make things happier.
The part of your brain that is responsible for your controlling the facial expression of smiling is an unconscious automatic response area. Meaning that smiling can be completely unconscious, particularly when it comes to our habit of mimicking another person’s smile. Yes, it is scientifically proven that smiles are “contagious!”
- Smiling Boosts Your Immune System
“Smiling can also boost your overall health. The act of smiling actually helps the human immune system to function more effectively. It is thought that when you smile, immune function improves because you are more relaxed (thanks to the release of certain neurotransmitters). In addition to taking precautions like washing your hands, why not try to prevent the cold and flu by smiling?”
- Smiling Lowers Your Blood Pressure
“When you smile, there is a measurable reduction in your blood pressure. Give it a try if you have a blood pressure monitor at home. Sit for a few minutes, take a reading. Then smile for a minute and take another reading while still smiling. Do you notice a difference?”
- Smiling Makes Us Feel Good
“Studies have shown that smiling releases endorphins, natural pain killers, and serotonin. Together these three neurotransmitters make us feel good from head to toe. Not only do these natural chemicals elevate your mood, but they also relax your body and reduce physical pain. Smiling is a natural drug.”
- Smiling Makes You Look Younger
“Not only can smiling make you more attractive, it can also make you look more youthful. The muscles we use to smile lift the face, making a person appear younger. So instead of opting for a face lift, just try smiling your way through the day — you’ll look younger and feel better.”
- Smiling Makes You Seem Successful
“Studies have shown that people who smile regularly appear more confident, are more likely to be promoted, and are more likely to be approached. Try putting on a smile at meetings and business appointments. You might find that people react to you differently.”
- Smiling Helps You Stay Positive
“Try this test: Smile. Now try to think of something negative without losing the smile. It’s hard, isn’t it? Even when a smile feels unnatural or forced, it still sends the brain and ultimately the rest of our body the message that “Life is Good!” Stay away from depression, stress, and worry by smiling.”
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