TED – Amazing Facts about Smiling

The Top Ten Most Amazing Facts about Smiling
1.    Smiles aren’t just a response to feeling good, they can actually make you feel good
2.    Smiles can predict success in marriage
3.    Frequent smilers report greater well-being throughout life
4.    Smiling not only makes you look more friendly, it actually makes you look more competent
5.    Smiles hold the same meanings in cultures around the world, even for cannibals 🙂
6.    Smiling can help you live longer
7.    Smiling is as stimulating to our brain as eating up to 2,000 bars of chocolate
8.    Smiling can help connect with others quickly
9.    Smiling is evolutionary contagious
10.  We’re actually born smiling

The new electronic book Smile: The Astonishing Powers of a Simple Act, explores research from around the world showing the astonishing and positive powers that smiles can have on yourself and on others. Smiles have been shown to improve the quality of marriages, increase the overall sense of well-being throughout life, improve our love lives, and even help us make more money. But most importantly, smiles can make you feel great and help others feel great as well. They trigger emotions and pleasure in the brain in ways that are even the best holiday deserts and chocolate can’t reproduce. Author Ron Gutman shares his 7 minutes presentation online at http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/ron_gutman_the_hidden_power_of_smiling.html

To learn more about how and why this simple act can make such a big difference, read this eBook which is available for $2.99 on Kindle, iPad, and Nook devices and all computers with free Kindle Reader software. Search on Ron Gutman on Amazon, iTunes, or Barnes and Noble for your download.

Short eBooks by TED. More than 1,000 Presentation by knowledgeable speakers are online. These are called at TEDTalks, and are found at TED.com <http://www.ted.com>

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