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Life Talk!

20 Ways To Make Someone Smile

~MemoTheHun~

Germany

In todays world we simply dont smile enough. By making someone smile you will make a good friend.

Do you want to put a smile on someone's face today? Maybe make their day a little better. It won't cost you a single penny or much time to do just that. And because smiling is contagious, it probably won't just be one person you make smile today.

Here are 20 ways to turn that frown upside down.

1. Send some flowers to your partner at work.
2. Compliment a friend or work colleague on their appearance.
3. Donate something to charity.
4. Take a friend out to lunch.
5. Let someone know you miss them.
6. Make a surprise telephone call to your partner at work, just to say hi.
7. Hold a door open for someone walking behind you.
8. Hug your partner for no reason.
9. Leave a joke on a friends answer machine.
10. Send a card to a friend letting them know what a good friend they are.
11. Give up your seat on the train to someone when there aren't any left.
12. Share your umbrella on a rainy day.
13. Ask a friend if they need anything while you're out shopping.
14. When it's raining, plan an indoor picnic with your children.
15. Leave a love letter somewhere where your partner will find it.
16.  http://self-help.smartads.info/happiness/article.php?art=11695  <-:S:S:S

17. Tell your child you're proud of them.
18. Tell someone you thought about them the other day.
19. Cook a surprise meal for your partner one night, especially if they normally do the cooking.
20. Tell your partner you love them.

Did you know it takes only 17 muscles to smile, but 43 to frown. Why waste all that energy frowning when you could just smile.

Here are 5 more facts about smiling.

1. Women smile more than men.
2. Smiling releases endorphins that make us feel better.
3. We are all born with the ability to smile, it's not something we learn from others.
4. A smile is a universal expression of happiness.
5. A smiling person is thought to be a more pleasant, attractive, sociable, sincere and competent than a non-smiling person.

Just remember, smiling is the easiest and cheapest way of improving your looks.

06:53 PM Jan 07 2010 |

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bystander :-)

Hungary

Yeah, this is my boss' opinion eighter

 Smile is the best investment and it costs nothing  Laughing

08:37 PM Jan 07 2010 |

~MemoTheHun~

Germany

the 16th advice was a bit weird :S but anyway I need to do that all

08:39 PM Jan 07 2010 |

bystander :-)

Hungary

Laughing yeah.. in the same time a hidden advert (as usual).

So keep your promise. Do it all ! Laughing

08:51 PM Jan 07 2010 |

hazehua29

hazehua29

China

Smile is the best investment ,but it costs nothing.It is very right.

02:28 PM Jan 09 2010 |

~MemoTheHun~

Germany

:D:D

11:42 AM Jan 11 2010 |

~MemoTheHun~

Germany

. Let someone know you miss them.

 

I miss you all. :(

11:44 AM Jan 11 2010 |

Visent

Visent

China

Smile

07:19 AM Jan 28 2010 |

h-a-h

h-a-h

Bahrain

yes

smile>>>>

 

10:16 AM Jan 28 2010 |

~MemoTheHun~

Germany

well,  don't exaggerate smiling.  you should feel sad sometimes and cry so that you understand hungry people or even thirsty people in the deserts of Africa.

10:03 PM Jan 30 2010 |

aquarius2009

Croatia

Good topic! Smile, smile, smile,......

10:42 PM Jan 30 2010 |