Smiles spreads sunshine

Smiles spreads sunshine. I always tell my friends that. Do you ever realize that smiles spread sunshine to others? Doesn’t it make you feel warm when you see someone smiles at you. You want to smile back.

Smiles spreads sunshine

A smile can of an uplift someones day.
Smiles spread Sunshine

Did you know that it takes more muscles to frown than it does the smile.

Smiling is contagious!

I also think smiling is contagious.

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How do you feel when somebody smiles at you? Do you smile back?

You just might light up someones day! You might just bring the warmth of sunshine to someone by just that one act of kindness. So show a big sincere smile as you interact with people. Sometimes that smile may be the make it or break it for them that day. That smile just might encourage them to continue on.

More Muscles

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So we use less muscles when we smile than when we frown. So turn that frown upside down and … SMILE!


Some food for thought to remember no matter the weather outside, snow, rain, cold, etc. a smile is warming and spreads sunshine onto another person. Keep on smiling I encourage you smile to someone else and spread that sunshine. A smile is warming just like the sun shining on us.

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Tight Underwear

I watched the movie Saved by Grace on January 12, 2017. In the movie Grace said a funny line that caught my attention. That is the line below, about smiles and tight underwear.

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Did you know that the First Friday in October is known as
World Smile Day.

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This day was founded by Harvey Ball in 1999.

Learn more about World Smile Day at

Fun Facts about Smiling

  1. It spreads sunshine (joy) to others.
  2. Smiling boots your immune system.
  3. Smiles relieve stress by releasing endorphins.
  4. It is easier to smile then frown.
  5. Smiling is a universal sign for happiness.
  6. Employers tend to promote people who smile often.
  7. A frown takes more muscles than a smile does.
  8. Smiling makes you look prettier.
  9. It takes 5 to 53 muscles to smile.
  10. Babies are born with the ability to smile.
  11. There are 19 different types of smiles.
  12. Smiling can reduce blood pressure.
  13. Harvey Ball is known to have created the Smiley Face in 1963.
  14. Smiling is a form of exercise!
  15. Forcing yourself to smile when you’re sad will actually elevate your mood.
  16. There are 19 different types of smiles.
  17. Only 6 different types of smiles are for happiness of the 19.
  18. We can detect smiles from far away.

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30 Types of Smiles

  1. Duchenne Smile
  2. Fear Smile
  3. Miserable Smile
  4. Asymmetrical Smile
  5. Synchronized Smile
  6. Damp Smile
  7. Embarrassed Smile
  8. Polite Smile
  9. Genuine Smile
  10. Qualifier Smile
  11. Contempt Smile
  12. Angry-enjoyment smile
  13. The Malicious Joy
  14. Loving Smile
  15. Fake Smile
  16. Flirtatious smile
  17. Old Friend Smile
  18. Smug Smile
  19. Passive Aggressive Smile
  20. Reminiscent Smile
  21. Reminiscent Smile
  22. Little Smile
  23. Victory Smile
  24. Sisyphean Smile
  25. Sleepy Smile
  26. Surrender Smile
  27. Psychotic Smile,
  28. Stranger Smile
  29. Lonely Smile
  30. Face Ache Smile

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Tell me about your smiling stories. I would love to hear from you. Comments are welcome.

“Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile!”

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First published July 17, 2014. Last updated/republished October 4, 2017.

About the Author

Author: Steve Patterson

A Christian Blogger that enjoys blogging about the Bible, Theology, God, Jesus Christ, Christian Music, Family, Cats, Odd Holidays, sewing and much more. I have been blogging since 2004, however, I have been blogging on Courageous Christian Father since 2012. I enjoy listening to Christian Music. I am married with 1 daughter, 2 step-sons and a step daughter.

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