Smile

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How about this week?!

A bit overwhelmed? Concerned over the seemingly-etched furrow lines dotting your brow?

Do us a favor and SMILE.

Yup – take a quick second and smile at yourself in the mirror / computer monitor / selfie view of your phone.

Big tooth grin – complete!

Feeling Better? Us too. Studies have shown that taking a few moments to smile (or chuckle – which some of us also did while looking at ourselves in our selfie-cam) will decrease your stress levels. Less stress (and even just a TEENSY bit of less stress) means, better interactions, happier direct reports, and lots of health benefits.

Don’t believe us? Check it out here, or here, or here!

Next time you’re feeling stressed – force a smile. It’ll help!