people are stressful with their busy life. We are seeking for life satisfaction
until forget to enjoy our life. A recently research on ‘Happiness and Life
Satisfaction in Malaysia’ from the World Values Survey (WVS) database showed
that Malaysians are comparatively less happy than citizens in Western
I would like to persuade you that you should smile everyday.I
believe that smiling is important in our life because it is good for our health,
important for us to build relationships and it can influence people.
First, smiling is good for our health.
Smile helps us to live longer.
Smile releases stress, helps the heart function, and keeps
our healthy longer.
In 2011, a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences entitled ‘Positive affect measured using ecological momentary
assessment and survival in older men and women” found that older people who
weren’t happy with their life had nearly twice the risk to be died in the next
five years compared to happier people.
Despite factors like illness, finances and depression, happier
people still can reduce 35% risk of death.
Another research on baseball players conducted by E. L.
Abel and M. L. Kruger in 2010 was published in the journal Psychological
Science suggests that the wider your smile, the longer you may live.
average, the players with no smile lived for 72.9 years, and those with full
smiles can lived until 79.9 years. That is an overall difference of seven years
of life between those players that don’t and those who like to smile.
smiling slows the heart rate and relaxes the body.
lets our heart work more smoothly.
can reduce the production of stress hormone – cortisol.
releases endorphins to increase blood flow and lower blood pressure.
article published in MNT – Hourly Medical News in 2012, Catharine Paddock
stated that people who smile and laugh often are less likely to develop heart
disease, diabetes, and strokes than those who consider themselves unhappy.
Secondly, smiling is important for us to build relationships.
Smiling helps us to make more friends.
Smiling makes us be more approachable, personable, and reliable.
Psychology has shown that smiling makes us more attractive
This is because smile is an inviting facial expression
which releases tension and makes people feel comfortable around each other.
A smile tells people we are willing to talk and interact
People are more willing to engage socially with others who
are smiling and someone they think are friendly.
According to a 2015 study in Springer’s journal Motivation
and Emotion, Belinda Campos of the
University of California, US stated that ‘If you want to strike up a new
relationship, simply smile.’
Next, smiling helps to develop positive work relationships.
Always greet to our partners with a smile can get close
Smile is the first thing that breaks down barriers between people.
Smiling lets us to get help from others easily.
They are more really to work and solve the problems
together with us.
In the article entitled ‘Be Happy in your Work: The Role of
Positive Psychology in Working with Change and Performance’ which was published
in Journal of Change Management in 2016, M.
S. Allen & P. J. McCarthy stated that a positive work relationship is
important to create a comfortable environment to work and this increases work
conclusion, I believe that smiling is important in our life. Everyone should
now know the powerful of smile that is good for our health, important to build
relationships and it can influence people.I
will end my speech with a quote ‘Smiling makes you and others feel better, and
it makes you look younger’ by Marie Helvin, a famous American fashion model. Thank