A smile is a magical thing. It’s perhaps the one infectious thing, aside from laughter, that is always a positive thing to spread. It has the power to help a conversation soften, to bring delight to a baby, or to simply illustrate how joyful you are feeling. In fact, studies have shown that smiling tricks your neurological response into feeling happier and more content, because this is how we usually show those emotions.
This means that it’s always a worthwhile measure to give yourself reasons to smile. This can seem like an artificial piece of goal-setting, but it really isn’t. When something helps you smile naturally and in a beaming manner, it shows that you are on the right track. It shows that you have made the right decision, and it can also denote comfort and confidence in your chosen pursuit.
We wish to explore a few of these pursuits, as everyone deserves a chance to both encourage and express their most natural, most beautiful smile possible. Life simply wouldn’t be the same without it:
A Social Visit
A beautiful social visit can often be a thoroughly worthwhile thing to take care of, often helping you overcome the boredom of isolation or getting too caught up in your own thoughts. Making the effort to visit a friend who lives a little further away from you, connecting with your grandparents, taking your spouse out for an impromptu coffee or simply enjoying an end-of-week glass of wine with your friendly colleague can be a great idea. It’s sure to put a joyous smile on your face, to say the least.
A Load Off Your Shoulders
Taking the time to take a load off your shoulders can be important. Many of us have at least one thing we’re putting off, but that doesn’t mean that completing said task will be a painful process. It might be that there’s always room for a little optimism. If you have to get a root canal, for instance, it might be that you’ve been putting this need off. However, having this seen to immediately via a great dentist can help you overcome your feelings of dread and instead feel proud of yourself for seeing to the task correctly.
Aiming Towards A New Goal
It’s often the goals that sustain us that can give us new life and a willingness to move forward towards a worthwhile result. The little victories we gain along the way can give us a true reason to smile from ear to ear, particularly if we find ourselves overcoming issues we had previously struggled with. Investing time and money into learning a new instrument, assigning a weight loss goal for your new running plan, detailing how you’ll adhere to intermittent fasting or doing your best to be there for someone else in their time of need are all important goals to keep, and they can thoroughly help you enjoy yourself each day.
With this advice, you’ll surely give yourself worthwhile reasons to smile.
Newly middle-aged wife of 1, Mom of 3, Grandma of 2. A professional blogger who has lived in 3 places since losing her home to a house fire in October 2018 with her husband. Becky appreciates being self-employed which has allowed her to work from 'anywhere'. Life is better when you can laugh. As you can tell by her Facebook page where she keeps the humor memes going daily. Becky looks forward to the upcoming new year. It will be fun to see what 2020 holds.