Today is World Smile Day 2015!
We’ve found some fun and interesting facts about the day and smiles in general for you to enjoy and (in the spirit of the day) maybe even make you smile.
The official World Smile Day was started by Harvey Ball, who created the iconic yellow “smiley” face
He created the day to devote to kinds deeds and, of course, smiles. The first World Smile Day was in 1999, and is held on the first Friday of October.
Smiling is good for you
The act of smiling itself releases serotonin, endorphins and neuropeptides, which help combat stress, anxiety, depression and even provide pain relief. Even forcing yourself to smile can benefit your mood.