A positive attitude can go a long way in promoting an individual's well-being. A positive attitude can make you more optimistic, help to make problem solving easier, be a strong component to a person's motivation and success, among many other benefits.
Smiling and laughing also benefits an individual's well-being. Smiles and laughter have been shown to reduce stress. It releases endorphins, which make a person feel good. It is also a natural pain reliever. A good laugh is beneficial to the lungs, boost immunity, and can even burn off calories. Smiley, happy people are thought to have more friends and be more successful, because they appear more confident and approachable. Simply using the same muscles as smiling will put you in a happier mood.
A healthy diet can promote well-being as well, by reducing anxiety and warding off depression.
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