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.
Imaginal cell lie dormant inside a caterpillar’s body, becoming activated within the chrysalis to allow a butterfly to ultimately emerge. Like seeds of pure potential encoded into the caterpillar’s DNA, imaginal cells are the ingredients of metamorphosis. When the caterpillar emerges it carries nothing of its caterpillar DNA with it.
Where are the imaginal cells in humans?
The seat of our imaginal cells the heart of our ultimate gifts and potential lies in our heart.
It feels so good to unwind and laugh at the ridiculous things some pets do. Gotta love it.
Some wise person once said “Laughter is good for the soul.” It raises the feel good hormones in the body and works like a breath of fresh air quickly resetting your energy, open your heart and increasing our gratitude for the little things in life. Laughter strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, diminish pain, and protect you from the damaging effects of stress and it is fun, free, and easy to use.