Smile Power

You may not be aware of just how important a smile can be. It is in fact a universal communication tool and the very act of smiling can induce in us a sense of well being.The attached TED talk by Ron Gutman  explains some of the ‘science’ behind smiling. When we asked students a couple of years ago to tell us by writing on a paper leaf what an important Act of Kindness was for them, a lot responded with ‘smiling.’ The example below really encapsulates what the ‘power’  of a smile can be.  Have a look at all the responses on our Mental Health Awareness website. leaf4



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