The Power of Smiling

Galatians 4:26 "Now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise."

The Bible says that we are children of promise, eternal life (1 John 2:25). What a great blessing! If that's the case shouldn't we be happy all of the time!? There are so many great benefits of being happy, smiling, and laughing.

10 Reasons to Smile/Laugh

Mark Stibich, Ph.D.

  • Makes us Attractive - We want to know a smiling person
  • Changes our mood
  • Contagious - Makes other people want to smile/laugh
  • Relieves stress - Prevents us from looking/feeling tired, worn down or overwhelmed
  • Boosts immune system - Immune functions improve due to relaxation
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Releases endorphins - A natural pain killer
  • Makes us look younger - Muscles used to smile lift your face
  • Makes us seem successful - Appear more confident
  • Stay positive

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 "Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus."

God's will for us is to be joyful always! We can benefit so much from being joyful and happy, so let's just do it. Plus smiling and laughing ar contageous so when you lighten the atmosphere with a chuckle everyone else will chuckle too.

YAY!! Check back next week.



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