The best way to flex your muscles is to smile. It triggers these feel good chemicals in the body.
Endorphins help to lift your spirits and relieve stress/pain. The “Duchenne smile (picture at the right ) helps reduce pain signals from the brain to the body and simultaneously let a warm happy feeling wash over you.
This smile flexes the muscles at the sides of the mouth and contraction of the muscles at the corner of the eyes, an action known as a “Duchenne smile”.
Experiment: practice this smile every chance you get and now while you watch this video. Let us know what effects it has on your pain and mood.
Thanks to Nature Sounds: Zen Music for the beautiful healing sounds.
Thanks to Eric McGregor “ASmiling_girl.jpg
Whether you physically at the end of your day move up a physical path to take in the stars or simply focus your attention on this moving stairway imagine you are filling yourself with the light of the universe and your cares will melt away. -MWolken
Moving Stairway courtesy of s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/
Photo courtesy RRDesigns and the healthylivingcenter.com
Michael Binder saw the mega viral hit that featured a bunch of dance scenes from popular movies matched up to the incredibly popular song, “Uptown Funk,” he was instantly inspired to do a similar mashup, only he wanted to use dance scenes from movies that only came out of the Golden Age of cinema.
Image: from thedodo.com For more images of this joyous event click the link.
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