DCS Happiness Hack

Smile for 10 seconds every morning, whether that's on your way to work, while you're making breakfast or as you're trying to get yourself out of bed to start the day.

Just 10 seconds. Try it.

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Why?

1) It makes you happier and healthier

When we smile, our brain's reward system is activated giving us a boost of happiness and thus reducing stress.

Read more about the science here.

...one smile can provide the same level of brain stimulation as up to 2,000 chocolate bars...or as stimulating as receiving up to 16,000 Pounds Sterling in cash.
— Forbes

2) It's contagious

Be a trendsetter so others can experience the benefits listed above!

SMILE!

3) People perceive you as more attractive and confident

If the personal benefits above aren't enough to convince you why you should smile more, a Penn State University studied revealed that it can impact how you are perceived.

Read more about these findings here.

In case you need some inspiration to get started, check out the adorable slideshow below.

Feel free to comment about your experience trying this out! We'd love to hear from you.