The best medicine for healing the emotional
and spiritual “insult” of our current pandemic
When I smile, I can put my best foot forward.
The real me aches to get out of the confinement that I have constructed as its enclosure for far too long.
I’m the one that forges the chains that hold the best of me inside.
Smiling helps release the bonds that bind my best gifts and strengths inside me.
Smiling sets my strengths free from the captivity of self-abasement, self-forfeiture, and submissiveness… all of which are bars forming a cage around me.
Smiling lets me find the truth in me, so I can recognize the honesty and truth that pulsates deep in me and yearns to be free.
Smiling rescues the best of me from a prison of self-neglect and timidity.
A smile is an inexpensive way
to change your looks.
From The Power of Smiling: Using Positive Psychology For Optimal Health & Healing by Richard P. Johnson, PhD