Why Smile? There Are Plenty of Reasons!

There are plenty of reasons to smile!

By Jodi Danna, DDS

I recently read this article that features an interview with the author of the book “Why Smile–The Science Behind Facial Expressions.” It turns out there are some pretty interesting facts about smiling. For example, the author, Marianne LaFrance, a Professor of Psychology at Yale University, reveals that researchers discovered that bereaved spouses who showed smiles while talking about their loved one shortly after his or her death were better off at both six months and twelve months later than those who did not show some smiling immediately following their loss. And did you know babies smile in the womb? Check out this fascinating read by clicking here. I’m pretty sure it will make you want to smile more often!

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