10 Quotes to Make Us Smile. ~ Janice Blanchard

Via Janice Blanchardon Feb 26, 2014

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Smiling makes us feel happier.

Believe it or not, research has shown that people who smile have more feelings of contentment and lower levels of stress as compared to people who don’t smile.  Something about the very action of smiling makes your brain feel that there is something to celebrate!

In case you need something to smile about, here are my 10 favorite quotes to turn a frown upside down:

1. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. ~ Dr. Seuss

2. Every smile makes you a day younger. ~ Chinese Proverb

3. A smlle is happiness you’ll find right under your nose. ~ Tom Wilson

4. A smile is something you can’t give away; it always comes back to you. ~ Anonymous

5. Smile, it;s free therapy. ~ Douglas Horton

6.  Today give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

7. Everyone smiles in the same language. ~ Anonymous

8. Peace begins with a smile. ~ Mother Teresa.

9. A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. ~ Phyllis Diller

10. A smile is the universal welcome. ~ Max Eastman

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About Janice Blanchard

Janice Blanchard is an emergency medicine physician practicing in Washington DC. She loves to travel and learn about ways to improve our own health from other cultures. In this quest, she has visited numerous international locations to teach and study medicine including India, China, Colombia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco and Saudi Arabia. Check out her blog and follow her on Facebook.

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