The best medicine for healing the emotional
and spiritual “insult” of our current pandemic
When I smile, I make myself more approachable.
No doubt about it, people respond better to people who offer a smile.
People are more compliant with my wishes, more open to my thinking, and significantly more accepting of the fullness of me in every respect when I wear a smile.
My smile somehow reveals the glow of Christ in me; it illuminates my inner beauty, and demonstrates, as few other things can, the distinctiveness of my personality.
When I smile, I show my unique inner luster.
Smiling says that I’m “OK,” that I’m accessible, reasonable, light, bright, and easy to be with.
Smiling motivates me and motivates others to be “in-sync” with me, and to be comfortable with me.
Happiness isn’t the easiest thing to find,
but one place you’re guaranteed
to find it is in a friend’s smile.
From The Power of Smiling: Using Positive Psychology For Optimal Health & Healing by Richard P. Johnson, PhD