Your Five-Second Superpower.

Via Kate Bartolotta
on May 4, 2012
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And the good news is—it’s contagious too!


“Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live—and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being?” Not only is smiling good for you, but it’s good for the people around you too.

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About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is a wellness cheerleader, yogini storyteller, and self-care maven. She also writes for Huffington Post, Yoga International, Mantra Yoga+ Health, a beauty full mind, The Good Men Project, The Green Divas, The Body Project, Project Eve, Thought Catalog and Soulseeds. Kate's books are now available on and Barnes & She is passionate about helping people fall in love with their lives. You can connect with Kate on Facebook and Instagram.


4 Responses to “Your Five-Second Superpower.”

  1. […] loved them since I was a child, but after reading this, they made the favorite list: “Our smile will bring happiness to us and to those around us. Even if we spend a lot of money on gifts for everyone in our family, nothing we buy could give them […]

  2. […] Read a page from your favorite book—not just online—get the paper version. 4. Do somersaults. 5. Smile at other humans. 6. Say “hi” to someone you don’t know yet. 7. Do something crazy that is “sooo […]

  3. […] it because we smile more easily, laugh more easily? Is it that we feel more relaxed and at ease? We could debate about what will […]

  4. […] Children bring smiles. I keep […]