Smiling Therapy

Last Update: May 19, 2016

Why do I smile so much? Smiles and laughter bring Light into your life; they lift your burdens and reduce stress and anxiety. Smiling people radiate a different kind of energy than do those who are gloomy. And they actually feel happier, even if what they'are doing requires a conscious effort. There are even health benefits to smiling. Studies of kinesiology(a study of human moving, a system that tests the muscles reactions to different stimuli) show that when a person thinks a negative thought, the muscle being tested actually becomes weaker, whereas when the thought is positive, the muscle remains strong.

If you're negative, your immune system is depressed. A huge , dark hole forms in you that attracts disease, both physical and mental. Just as environmentally unfriendly product damage the ozone layer, so do spiritually unhealthy thoughts harm your aura, your methaphysical shield. When you're angry or envious, you create little pinholes in your aura. As those holes multiply or enlarge, your resistence runs down, and you fall prey to the darkness.

Depression, the most widespread phsychological disorder in our society, is one example of the effects of this darkness . It is a direct result of disconnection from the Light. There is a direct correlation between your health and the amount of Light in your life. Smiling might seem like a frill, especially in today's challenging world, but is big small thing.

Your smile sends out a message : "My heart is open to be a friend, to listen to you, to have empathy for you. Inside of me I have made room for you ."

This triggers a domino effect in the world. When you smile, you stimulate others to extend beyond themselves and to enter a world in which they share with others and others share with them. Conversely, when you are anxious or fearful you elicit these states in those around you, encouraging others to be limited and self concerned.

The Chinese teachings are saying" When we are born, we cried while all around us laughed. Let us live our lives so that when we leave this world, we can laugh while all around us cry".

Advise: Try to cultivate a similing, cheerful attitude. Life is a wonderful dance , and you can enjoy it even more, if you tread lightly.

Lots of smiles,

Monica

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lynnsam61 Premium
Thanks Monica, I am also a huge believer in the power of positive thinking and the snowball effect of smiling! Nice reminder for us all to smile more often!
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LoreDonna Premium
Thank you for staying positive!
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MPollock Premium
Great reminder.
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LoreDonna Premium
Smiles and more smiles
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dianegailit Premium
I love to SMILE :-) I like sprinkling a little happiness wherever I go. A little smile might just make someone's day a little brighter :-) Happy Thursday, Monica!
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LoreDonna Premium
You look like a happy girl Diane..I am very happy to be part of your WA friends!
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Ultimateless Premium
Also when you are in pain your immune system drops. I just had some work done on a tooth and I was in agony for a week! Then because my energy was so low, I've now caught a cough/cold.....:(. But I'm smiling and coughing now....LOL !!!
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LoreDonna Premium
So sorry to hear about your pain, Michael ok..you can have a little grief and a grin. ..:)I am sending you my smiles and strenght to help you feel better.
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Mac01 Premium
Good one, Monica, thanks for sharing!
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LoreDonna Premium
You are more then welcome, Mike
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