Smiling face: ther's always a reason to smile

Fun Fact Friday: Smile, It’s Contagious!

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Smile, It’s Contagious!

11 Fun Facts About Smiling:

Even if they’ve never been able to witness it themselves, blind people smile when they are happy. Smiling is a basic human instinct.

It takes seventeen muscles to smile and forty-three to frown so be lazy 😉

Neurologically speaking, seeing somebody else smile actually makes you happier. It is contagious!

If you force yourself to smile it can boost your mood.

Smiling can boost your immune system and relieves stress.

We smile less at work than we do at home but we do still smile at work. Let’s do this more!

Smiling is a universal sign of happiness around the world.

Smiling helps to get you promoted.

There are 19 different types of smiles that can be put into two categories: Social Smiles and Felt Smiles. The felt smiles use more muscles in the face than the social smiles.

Women smile more than men over all

Babies are born with ability to smile and they start smiling right away, first in their sleep and then 4-6 weeks later when they are awake too.

Tell us what you have to smile about!



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Tanys is a Certified Human Resources professional with 20 years experience in the Home Healthcare Field including 5 years of management experience. She has over 10 years experience as an adult trainer/facilitator and a proven ability to work with staff, management and other stakeholders to sustain and improve key performance indicators. Tanys works diligently with businesses to increase their productivity by putting the human in human resources.

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