Feeling good often causes us to smile, but can smiling cause us to feel good? New research suggests it might.
“Age old adages, such as ‘grin and bear it’ have suggested smiling to be not only an important nonverbal indicator of happiness but also wishfully promotes smiling as a panacea for life’s stressful events,” researcher Tara Kraft, with the University of Kansas, said in a statement. “We wanted to examine whether these adages had scientific merit; whether smiling could have real health-relevant benefits.”
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