What’s your automatic reaction when someone smiles at you? Is it a smile back? Wouldn’t this world be a better place if every day was treated as World Smile Day?  Everyone would be a tad bit happier and be able to get through each day with a little more bounce in their step.


A smile may be a small gesture, but it has numerous benefits on your mental and physical well being. Some examples of benefits are:


  1. Improves mood
  2. Lowers blood pressure
  3. Relieves stress
  4. Improves relationships
  5. Boosts immune system
  6. Relieves pain
  7. Exercises 43 face muscles


What puts a smile on your face? Here are some ways to celebrate October 1st.


  1. Do a random act of kindness.
  2. Use a smiley face emoji on the texts you send.
  3. Smile at everyone you come across.
  4. Take a selfie of your smiling face and post it on social media.
  5. Go to your favorite restaurant and eat your favorite dish.
  6. Spend quality time with loved ones.
  7. Enjoy great weather.


World Smile Day aims to “enhance this world, one smile at a time,” so no matter how you choose to spend the day…just remember to smile! 🙂