Power of the smile

Even in the crazy times with the pandemic, smiling is important. Smiling can

  • Boost our moods
  • Help strengthen immune system
  • Lower levels of stress
  • Reduced pain

When we smile our production of cortisol is decreased. What is cortisol? Cortisol is the hormone that produces stress and the emotions that accompany it. Though smiling might not always be easy, give it a try and see what happens. I know I feel better when I am smiling.