The best medicine for healing the emotional
and spiritual “insult” of our current pandemic
When I smile, I’m stronger.
In God, I am potent.
I am an effective change-agent for myself and for others.
Smiling sets my jaw so I can accept “attack” with vigor.
Smiling reminds me that I cannot be hurt.
Smiling awakens me to be straightforward and upright in action.
Smiling links me with the grace of self-discipline so I can “get through” what I need to, and achieve what I want to.
Smiling gives me the capacity for sustained action.
Smiling allows me to trust myself and take on risk that I might otherwise overlook.
My smile gives me a new sense of personal determination that allows me to carry forward even when I’m afraid.
A smile displays the immortal flow of energy
that nourishes, extends, and preserves.
It’s the eternal goal in life.
From The Power of Smiling: Using Positive Psychology For Optimal Health & Healing by Richard P. Johnson, PhD