Shortly after she said my name, I knew. I truly knew I was going to be right about what I was thinking. The energy was there, the care and excitement was there. As I relax myself, I said to myself, I got this, I am going to make her day. I know for a smile is coming my way. I said to the beautiful nurse, “Hey, do you mind if I asked you a question?” She replied, “I don’t mind, what’s your question?”
I asked, “where are you from.” She replied I am from the bronx, my background is Jamaican. So I guess I am….” It was at the moment she smiled and happy for the compliment I shared earlier with the bit of humor before she stick me with the needle. I felt we had a connection and moment, for she doesn’t know as yet why I felt this way. We both had the same last name, and we were both….
Thanks for reading,
This is just a tale that came out of my day of progress. It made my day, and I made someone’s day. A good laugh was shared, and today was a good day.
Be blessed, and open yourself up to possibilities now and then.
Today was a special day. I have been writing new works and looking at the world as gentle and kind. Leading with kindness and understanding is something wonderful. I have spent the day talking to others, opening up and sharing kinds words and saw the same received to me.
Traveling and exploring is one of my favorite joys and meeting new people and hearing their stories. Today was a good reminder of just trusting your gut, and warming up to others.
As you go in your weekend. Remember to add kindness to your day, for yourself and give some to other someone else. You have the power to do so, as you can impact someone positively today where a family member, friend, local person or even someone on social media.
Smile, it’s a good way to remember yourself & someone. Add more positive energy to your world and others. There are so much health benefits to smiling, as well as is a conscious ability to make change.
1. Smiling is Contagious
Smiling is a winning move to use to win over others. It can be at times very contagious as it symbolize happiness and joy. People tend to gravitate to others who are happy and gleeful. Think of a happy baby, or a baby laughing or giggling, you can’t help but think it’s adorable and add good memories to your life. When tend to remember the bad times more than the good. Let’s flip that around and go out and smile today, but of course, smiling for the right reasons, as it may help someone’s day seeing you smile.
2. Smiling Makes You Confident & Attractive
Turn that frown upside down. Unless you are trying to push other’s away, smiling is inviting act and actually draws others into to you. It can just be just perception, but people sometime assume you have a happy and positive personality when they find you smiling. If you don’t believe, take a scroll or two on Instagram, and see that positive and beautiful people tend to smile more. It’s as if you should work on putting your best features up front.
Try it out in the bathroom or the mirror before heading in public, as some people don’t believe they have a good smile, or don’t feel confident with their smile. A good workshop is find something that naturally brings you joy or laughter and capture that moment and work on how to get that feeling to be there in your moments of doubt. It shall be a reminder to you as what your natural smile and happy face looks like.
3. Smiling Reduces Stress & Adds Positivity
Changing your mood and atmosphere can be a struggle, but smiling is the key to happy. Think of that moment you were having a bad day, and you thought of a past good experience or a really good joke, it takes to reduce the pressure in the moment. It gives a break from reality, slows the pace and helps you focus on you. You are very important to the world. You matter to someone, but before you can do so, you have to matter to you. Think of being around someone that add so much joy and smiles, it makes times fly pass at time. Smiling helps us from not looking sad, tired, worn down, and lost. At times you have to fake it until you make it, practice is a way help make less hard.
4. Smiling Elevates Mood & Productivity
Moods are not always long lasting, as it changes as the hours, days, weeks and months go on. But to counteract the bad days, smiling pushes the marker of being productivity and getting the best out of you. Think of just nature and people, when someone is having a bad day we try to come in aid to help cheer someone up. They may be down on their luck, but seeing that you care and is welcoming with a smile, can help them turn around their mood, and action help them smile as well.
Smiling can be such a better tool if used well that a frown. It has many benefits and perks, and why shouldn’t we use things that naturally works. Be proud of you and yourself, your differences. If you need a boost of confidence being you, follow our “Affirmations” series.
Embrace your smile, live your truth. There is only one you, and only you can truly make your experiences better in the world than it may seem. You can be a beacon of good for others for them to be better for themselves.
Smiling can add huge advantages to your art. When you think of working on yourself and craft and can use positive associations to smiling and enjoying doing it, it will push you towards doing more of it.