#023 – “A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.” ~Charles Gordy~

A smile can light the room. It also can hide so many things (trust me: I know what I’m talking about -been there, done that)  but even when your world is crashing there’ll always be something to smile about or at least someone who loves to see you smiling.
I myself sometimes use smiling to hide my true feelings because to me it’s so much easier to just smile and be positive than to show how I truly feel. For me it’s also a way to survive and way to let those sunshines of my life to lift my mood -feel the real happiness even in the darkest times of my life.
I honestly think that even forcing a smile when we don’t feel like it it’s enough to lift our mood slightly (see Embodied cognition). And don’t forget that the world always looks brighter behind a smile, so just smile -even in the darkest times! 
So, I’ve got a challenge for you guys:  when someone cross you on the street or anywhere else -SMILE! You never know whose life it will change  and it’s a language that even a baby understands. Plus: smiling feels more relaxing than frowning!
 Will you accept the challenge? : — )

[Pictures from: Chanel Iman in Spanish Vogue February 2010
Photographer Michelle Ferrara & Stylist María Aguilar]

And by this song I want to wish you all a great weekend! 
Remember to smile a lot ; — )
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~ Phyllis Diller ~

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  1. May 12, 2014 / 1:08 PM

    Thank you both very much for the compliments! : — )

    And yep: Let's follow each others!

  2. May 12, 2014 / 1:08 PM

    That's great to hear! And thank you for making my day by commenting! ^^

  3. May 12, 2014 / 1:08 PM

    First: Thank you for your comment!
    I instantly fell in love with these photos so I felt need to share them : — ) And you're right: it really is rare to see that kind of editorials -it's too bad!

    Actually, I already am following you and I really am enjoying reading your blog! : — )
    So, like you suggested, let's follow each others and I hope we can stay in touch!

I would love to hear your thoughts! Thanks for sharing and have a wonder-filled day chasing your dreams!

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