Originally Posted by Semicharmed' date='07 July 2010 - 10:10 AM' timestamp='1278511829' post='2670144 Smiling can do everything from boost your immune system to relieve stress, to release endorphins, to alter your mood, to help you stay positive! And fake smiles trigger the same physiological effects as real ones. Smile on!
I've read many health books over my life, and laughter is mentioned far more frequently than smiling as far as health goes. Maybe I'm reading the wrong books. Anyways, I'd be curious as to what these studies have said that you were referencing to earlier.